CACI International Scrum Master in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description

General Description

CACI’s Agile Solution Factory (ASF) is hiring a Scrum Masters for product teams based in Ashburn, VA or Colorado Springs, CO! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the Best Practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Defense.

ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

CACI is looking for an experienced Agile Scrum Master with both strong Agile Scrum delivery skills and project facilitation experience. They will interface with client personnel and use oral and written communications skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders including customer Product Owners. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance.

Responsibilities:

Serves as the authorized project interface with project stakeholders including government personnel and customer agency representatives. Responsible for facilitating delivery of customer-defined software development projects; basic responsibilities include:

  • Acting as Scrum Master for 1-2 scrum teams with a focus on guiding the teams toward improving the way they work; facilitating sprint planning, retrospective and demos

  • Acting as product manager and assisting the product owner and business analyst with managing the product backlog

  • Removing all obstacles to project team efficiency and effectiveness; reaching out to the larger organizational network for impediment removal; ensuring cross-team coordination

  • Maintaining relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing

  • Coaching and mentoring other Scrum Masters on our program team

  • Partnering to ensure that our ways of working are consistent across teams

  • Liaising between developers and project stakeholders; fostering quality communication between engineering disciplines

  • Taking responsibility for managing product releases and dependencies between teams and third parties or between assigned teams and other Scrum teams

  • Managing and tracking project finances for the respective product family

  • Supporting development of product roadmaps

  • Strengthening the presence of the team as an Agile center of excellence. Actively contributing to the organization Agile Community

  • Analyzing new and complex project-related problems and creating innovative solutions involving finance, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools and solution components

  • Ensuring appropriate staffing for assigned projects or tasks; developing personnel

  • Providing appropriate oversight to engineers, analysts, and support personnel

  • Scheduling and allocating work, providing advice and guidance, and resolving problems to meet technical performance and financial objectives

  • Developing new and refining existing process to enhance quality and productivity

  • Reviewing and evaluating work of staff and preparing periodic performance reports

  • Ensuring product quality and timeliness of efforts

Required Skills:

  • College degree (B.S..) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, with at least an Interim DoD Secret clearance

  • Certified Scrum Master/Scrum Practitioner with significant experience with Scrum teams and use of continuous integration tools and techniques in test-driven development

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong software development background, with a minimum of three (3) solid years experience facilitating incremental software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach

  • Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle, including planning, development, requirements management, CM, quality assurance, and release management

  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter

  • Professional Experience: 8+ years related technical experience

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with at least two of: C#.Net (or Java J2EE), IBM Mainframe/COBOL, HP Itanium/HPUX, HP Quality Suite, Oracle, VMware, information exchanges, data warehouse, client server, Serena Dimensions

  • Experience with test automation techniques and tools

  • Experience with building in software security (BSIMM, security touchpoints)

  • Experience with continuous deployment models

  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas

  • Experience working on unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are highly creative and ingenious, exhibiting ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness.

  • Acts independently to expose and resolve problems

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Job Location

US-Colorado Springs-CO-COLORADO SPRINGS

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.