210374 - Scrum Master
Industry
IT
Region
AL-Alabama
City
Huntsville
State
AL
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Software Engineer 4 for a contract opportunity in Huntsville, AL.

*This position is 100% ONSITE.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads activities to develop, document and maintain architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems. Leads development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system. Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met. Provides technical leadership for software projects and leads software supplier management activities. Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools and metrics. Plans, executes and documents software research and development projects. Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations. Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards. Works under minimal direction. Work statement is a non-managerial role, non-leadership role.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
- This position will perform Scrum Master duties and Agile coaching for the Command and Control for Ballistic Missile Defense (C2BMC) Track Server SW Development team.
- The ideal candidate will lead and mentor the teams on Agile process and practices and coordinate with them and the Product Owner. Candidate will have a strong understanding of Agile practices and experience delivering products in short sprints.
- Candidate will interface with customers and use oral and written skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders and team members. Emphasis of the position will be on supporting the development and execution plan to support the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned.
- Candidate will also manage software requirements verification for the Track Server product team. This includes achieving customer acceptance of test procedures, verifying automated test procedures, creating / managing software tools to assist with automated requirements verification, and working with the Track Server scrum teams to analyze software performance, observations, and requirements verification.

HARD REQUIREMENTS:
If hired, successful completion of training is a contingency for this assignment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED
- Knowledge of Agile Methodologies; Previous experience as Scrum Master
Applicant must have ability to triage scrum team issues based on priority, impact, risk, and release timing; outstanding time management skills and attention to details; strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills; and a strong understanding of The Scrum Guide.
- Candidate must also be familiar with software analysis / verification processes, as well as have an understanding of requirements verification.
- Candidate should possess basic scripting knowledge (Python, shell, VBA, etc.) and understanding of HTML.

DESIRED BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE:
- Experience working as scrum master as part of the Scrum team.
- Experience with Agile development tools such as JIRA, Agility (Version One) or other Agile management tools. Experience in decomposing (or assisting in decomposing) Agile features to user stories with clear acceptance criteria.
- Candidate must have an understanding of software requirements verification and are comfortable performing analysis of software execution and performance.
- Candidate must be comfortable presenting to and interacting with internal and external customers.

PREFERRED BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE:
- Agile Certification, such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), or Professional Scrum Master (PSM).
- Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework environment (SAFe). Agile Coaching experience would be a highly desired skill.
- Demonstrated experience in software scripting / programming.
- Understanding of Systems Engineering, SW Development and Verification cycles would be beneficial.
- Sec+ certification would also be a plus.

EDUCATION:
Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study in Engineering is required. In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

TRAVEL: YES

FULL TIME/FIRST SHIFT
WORK HOURS: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Taj Johnson
tjohnson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.