Scrum Master Jobs - SCRUM Master, 19993

at Leidos
Location Newport News, VA
Date Posted November 27, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.  

We are currently looking for a talented Scrum Master to support our UNICORN program, part of our Defense group. The Scrum Master’s primary objective is to be a servant leader who assists and supports the team with self-organizing, self-managing, and goal achievement. To meet this primary objective the Scrum Master must support and enforce the agreed upon processes, procedures and/or rules established by the team. This role’s focus is on ensuring that communication is occurring within the team and with outside entities, which enables the appropriate level of coordination and cooperation to meet the team’s delivery goals. Along with supporting the team’s implementation of SCRUM, the Scrum Master should identify and eliminate impediments affecting the flow of delivery. This position is located in Newport News, VA.

Primary Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Facilitate and lead iteration planning meetings and other team meetings as required

  • Ensure user stories, tasks, and non-functional requirements are accounted for on the sprint backlog

  • Attend Program Increment (PI ) planning meetings and other events as required 

  • Attend Scrum of Scrums and other meetings for assigned projects

  • Work with stakeholders to manage impediments, dependencies, and risks

  • Coordinate with stakeholders to perform continuous business, technical and mission requirements identification and just-in-time definition of requirements

  • Provide scrum coaching to the scrum team

  • Provide monthly project statuses, weekly updates, and data calls as requested to management and internal/external stakeholders

  • Training support

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree and 4 plus years of experience.  Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  

  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master in Agile software development

  • Strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills

  • Ability to compile and analyze data and write reports

  • 2+ years in building and maintaining schedules

  • Ability to work well on a team and be willing to adjust to changing schedules driven by operational requirements. 

  • US citizenship in order to be able to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Agile Scrum Master certification

  • Experience with SAFe or SAFe certification

  • Experience with Atlassian suite, specifically Jira and Confluence

  • Conflict Management

  • PMP Certification

  • Working knowledge of the UNICORN application in AF DCGS operations 

  • Previous AF DCGS imagery analyst experience or equivalent

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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