Scrum Master in Atlanta, GA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

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Job Number: R0030681

Scrum Master

The Charleston Digital Hub of Booz Allen Hamilton is seeking qualified candidates for a Scrum Master in the Charleston, SC area. 

The Charleston Digital Hub is a software development hub of Booz Allen that operates and executes much like a fast-paced startup within the larger organization. We thrive in a high-energy, open office atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation. We wake up in the morning ready to have fun and talk tech. We have dogs in the office, ping pong in the breakroom, and t-shirts trump ties, but most importantly - we focus on surrounding our team members with people who are enthusiastic about working, learning, and growing, and most importantly, having fun together!

What You’ll Do

  • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies (daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, etc)
  • Be the heart and soul of your teams; keep them excited and focused around what is being delivered
  • Keep a pulse on release progress and radiate information to project leadership
  • Remove impediments proactively that would prevent your teams from achieving their sprint goals
  • Help team or individuals to clarify goals and actions to achieve them.

Who You Are

  • A Servant Leader
    • Manage teams not by telling them what to do, but instead by removing impediments and coaching them in Agile best practices
    • Shield the team from diversions and distractions
    • Encourage transparency and visualization
  • A Coach and Mentor
    • Act as a mentor to individuals on your team in areas like professional growth and conflict resolution
    • Coach your teams into becoming self-organized and motivated by championing all things agile
  • A Problem Solver
    • Able to bring disagreements into the open and help to manage them collaboratively
    • Raise issues early and often
    • Identify and elevate performance issues through the appropriate channels

What You Need

  • The ability to obtain a security clearance
  • To live in the Charleston, SC area or be willing to relocate
  • Scrum Master Certification (CSM) or Product Owner Certification (CSPO)
  • Direct experience in the role of a Scrum Master
  • 3+ years experience using Agile techniques within an SDLC environment
  • 2+ years experience coaching, leading, and/or facilitating SCRUM specific practices within an SDLC environment
  • BA or BS degree or 4 years of experience with software or engineering in lieu of a degree

What Would be Nice

  • Agile PMI-ACP Certification
  • Experience with distributed development teams which span multiple geographies, time zones and cultures

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. 

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