Scrum Master

at Guidehouse
Published February 28, 2024
Location Washington, DC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Job Family:

Management Consulting

Travel Required:

None

Clearance Required:

Active Top Secret (TS)

What You Will Do:

  • Serve as Scrum Master and coach to support the client in adopting an Agile framework and practices across all projects within the organization.

  • Facilitate agile ceremonies.

  • Lead the communication and exchange of information across teams. Engage with stakeholders and facilitate collaboration.

  • Manage tasks and activities in Azure DevOps.

  • Provide project, program, and portfolio management support for the client’s priority projects and/or emerging priorities.

  • Develop program management artifacts and tools including agendas, meeting minutes, project plans and schedules, and communications materials.

  • Utilize an agile framework to translate requirements into user stories and collaborate with other Agile efforts across the client organization to effectively manage project activities and achievement of milestones.

  • Proactively coordinate with client and other government stakeholders and contractors to gather relevant information and support achievement of project objectives.

  • Develop reports and visualization to communicate progress, risks, issues and other information to diverse groups of stakeholders.

  • Support the client in planning, coordinating, and leading meetings, and keeping contents of meetings focused.

  • Respond to inquiries on behalf of the client.

  • Collaborate with client leadership and staff to determine and prioritize business strategies.

  • Work with client to deliver, monitor, and communicate progress toward goals

  • Provide awareness of risks and assessing/monitoring risk when business decisions are made.

  • Identify and provide recommendations on improvements across the client organization.

What You Will Need:

  • An ACTIVE and CURRENT TOP SECRET federal security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • FOUR (4) or more years of project development experience on an Agile Team.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

What Would Be Nice To Have:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

  • Agile Certifications

  • Experience supporting projects in an IT environment is preferred

  • Previous consulting experience with the federal government

  • Experience working closely with senior executives and clients of varying levels in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to offer solutions and articulate the business impact to clients in a clear and concise manner

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.