Scrum Master

at ECS Federal, LLC
Location Albuquerque, NM
Date Posted October 9, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Encantado Technical Solutions (ETS) is an unpopulated Small Business Administration-approved mentor-protégé joint venture between Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. and ECS Federal, LLC. ETS is bolstered by second-tier subcontractors Information International Associates (IIA) and Amentum. ETS provides comprehensive enterprise and mission-embedded IT support for the $400 - $700 million Third-Party Telecommunications and Information Technology Support Services contract at Sandia National Laboratories. ETS is currently recruiting for a variety of cleared and uncleared IT positions with on-site and remote opportunities in New Mexico and California.

ETS is looking for a Scrum Master to work in our office in Albuquerque, NM.

The department this position supports provides Tier 0 to Tier 3 user support for high performance computing and Mac related systems. As the Scrum Master, you have excellent knowledge of the scrum framework with all its artifacts and techniques. You'll also need the ability to coordinate people and projects with your mind set on deliverables.
In this position you'll provide embedded high performance scientific software development and deployment support, maintain training facilities, and provide visualization tools for high performance software users for very large data sets.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings, and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, effective collaboration, and conflict resolution.
  • Guide the team to remove impediments by finding the right person to remove the obstacles
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Argue for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
  • Help build a productive environment

Requirements:

  • BS/BA Degree in Computer Science, Business, or similar field
  • Scrum Master Certification
  • US citizen and must have an ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "Q" clearance
  • Two years' experience in a scrum master role
  • Familiarity with software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts such as Definition of Done (DoD), user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills

Required Skills:

  • US Citizen and must be able to Obtain & Maintain a U.S. DOE Q Clearance. An active DOE Q or DoD Top Secret clearance a plus.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "Q" clearance
  • Two years' experience in a scrum master role
  • Familiarity with software development
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Good knowledge of other Agile frameworks (Crystal, XP etc.)
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • BS/BA Degree in Computer Science, Business, or similar field
  • Scrum Master Certification

Desired Skills:

  • Certified Scrum Professional

It has been and continues to be the policy of Encantado Technical Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3400+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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