|Published||September 28, 2023|
US-Remote | US-DC-Washington, DC
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LMI is seeking a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with strong leadership and communication skills to be part of a team that is designing and developing complex, enterprise level information systems.
LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction. We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.
The ideal CSM will have experience leading technical teams, strong communication skills, and a passion for Agile development. The candidate will work as a servant leader with a small team of implementation specialists.
Collaborate with Product Owner to align sprints with prioritized functionality and to ensure stakeholders are fully engaged and supporting efforts to drive development forward. Collaborate with project stakeholders and the product owner to create new user stories.
Facilitate Agile Scrum ceremonies (sprint planning, user story grooming, daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc.) and create and maintain Agile Scrum artifacts and documentation in both Jira, Confluence, and hard-copy as necessary.
Ensure appropriate communication between scrum teams, architecture, system engineers, UX teams, and other stakeholders.
Facilitate Agile training, as needed.
Collect and report progress metrics on a regular basis.
Work with geographically diverse project team(s), including internal customers and vendor staff, on technology-focused projects to ensure a commitment to Agile principles.
Willingness to obtain a USPS security clearance, if requested.
Minimum Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, management information systems, engineering, or a related field
Minimum 10 years of experience working in the software development field.
Must have 3 years+ experience as a Scrum Master with a focus on servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
Certifications Required: One or more Agile certifications such as PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) or other.
Strong communication skills and the ability to lead an agile development team.
Must be self-directed and detail oriented and able to coordinate and work with a dynamic team and multiple stakeholders.
Ability to manage multiple teams and product roadmaps, recognize and remove impediments, identify, and mitigate risks, escalate issues as appropriate, and proven expertise coordinating cross-functional technical teams.
Superior written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to compose, write and edit a variety of general business correspondence, management reports, technical presentations, training material, and position papers.
Experience with Atlassian's Jira and Confluence.
Experience with distributed development teams which span multiple geographies, time zones, and cultures.
Experience with release planning and tracking and Agile using test driven development, automated testing, and continuous integration environments.
Experience as a software developer.
Knowledge of business functions and business operations, strategies, and objectives
Experience working in a consultant/client environment.
LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
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