IPSecure, Inc. Scrum Master - Business Systems Analyst in San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary:

As a Scrum Master, you will be managing different talented scrum teams working on critical projects associated with a multi-year IT Transformation program. Teams strive to follow Agile methodologies and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery model.

Duties:

  • Manage scrum teams and guide them on continuous improvements

  • Gain business and high-level technical understanding of team's work (i.e. product) along with internal/external dependencies

  • Assist the product owner with keeping the backlog groomed

  • Communicate directly to team members, preferably face-to-face, to button up any loose ends related to scrum board or scrum process

  • Track stories and keep stories on track ensure that stories are not sitting unattended, impediments are voiced timely, team members are not taking abnormal time (given the story points) for any given story

  • Schedule and run all scrum-related meetings and ceremonies efficiently

  • Manage the scrum board; make sure everything is up to date and hold team members responsible for keeping it updated. Verify to ensure that story details (tasks, hours, etc.) is there and updated for each story

  • Send out follow-ups, create (or ask someone to create) missing stories for work being performed, make sure everything discussed is being tracked on the board and in the backlog

  • Help remove impdediments by tracking them closely and ensuring that someone is actively working on it

Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI government clearance, or be adjudicated TS/SCI eligible upon query in JPAS
  • Minimum 3+ years of combined Scrum Master and Project Management experience

  • Past experience as a Technical Project Manager

  • Past experience working in a Software Development team, as a Developer, or QE, or BA, or Architect

  • Experienced with common Agile practices (Scrum and Kanban) and different software development processes involving large scale projects

  • Experienced with agile tools, JIRA would be highly preferred

  • Servant Leader - Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get hands dirty to get the job done

  • Assertive Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.

  • Situationally Aware Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about Agile methodologies and continuously raising team's performance and effectiveness

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

IPSecure is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Job Start/End Date: 11-Oct-2017 to 10-Dec-2017 (EST)

Department: SHELTER

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA

Employment Type: Full Time