Scrum Master/Agile Coach - Systems Engineering

Huntsville, AL 35824

Posted: 03/13/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Project Manager/Leader Job Number: 26692 Remote Friendly: No

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Scrum Master/Agile Coach to join our Client's team.


Job Description:

  • 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.

Job Description

Boeings Missile Defense National Team is seeking amotivated and talented Senior (Level 4) Software Engineer to join the team in Huntsville, AL.


Program Information:

The C2BMC National Team provides technical solutions to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) Contract. C2BMC is the integrating element for the Ballistic Missile Defense System and links various sensors and weapon systems. The system provides capabilities to integrate and synchronize missile defense systems and operations, providing a layered defense against multiple ranges of threats and in all phases of flight.


Technical Skills Required

  • Current DoD Final Secret Clearance required prior to start.
  • 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.

Background Experience Required

  • 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:

  • 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.

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.

Other:

  • Understanding of Systems Engineering, SW Development and Verification cycles would be beneficial.
  • Sec+ certification would also be a plus.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering required


Work statement is a non-managerial role, non-leadership role


Security Clearance Required: Top Secret


Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


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