• Location: Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2644

Title: Scrum Master
Location: Virginia
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

The Scrum master will assist the Program Manger and various team members with designing, developing, integrating and maintaining enterprise web applications to support challenging and demanding high profile customers.

The Scrum Master will take on a coaching role and help implement agile methodologies within the project teams.  The Scrum Master will be responsible for identifying best practices for repeating and standardizing workflows and providing guidance on how to best approach new technology integration.  The Scrum Master shall possess strong analytical and project management skills, how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements and lead a team through agile sprints to develop/test/integrate and deploy applications.  The Scrum Master will be involved in recording and evaluating requirements; tracking multiple teams' progress through a succession of agile methodologies; coordination of multiple project schedules against larger office-level schedules; and spearheading/driving technology advancements and improvements for existing capabilities.

1. • Possess strong understanding of project management process and/or project management framework
2. • Demonstrated experience of agile methodology and Scrum and Kanban processes, and principles (facilitating daily scrum sessions as the Scrum Master; facilitating sprint planning; driving the team to meet their incremental deliveries)
3. • Effective PM skills and provides end to end lifecycle support
4. • Assess, document and track new requirements, manage sprint backlog and facilitate/schedule follow-on technical exchange meetings with customers (as needed)
5. • Plan and coordinate program management process activities such as Program Reviews and Control Gate Reviews including scheduling of meetings and preparation of briefings/presentations.
6. • Strong working knowledge of Project Management software tools and have the ability to build work breakdown structures, project schedules, risk registers and other programmatic artifacts.
7. • Excellent analytic and communication skills to help build and document processes, policies, and job aids
8. • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative, fast paced environment with a willingness to assist and support the team with evolving requirements and objectives
9. • Attentive listener, cooperative colleague and is willing to help others to achieve the organization’s goals



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