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Scrummaster in New Carrollton, MD at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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Job Description

Our client, a DC-based Federal Integrator, with a focus in DevOps and Agile development, is looking for a Mid/Senior Agile Scrum Master, who will be responsible for designing and developing case management solutions, including BPM workflows, user interface and coding application logic.

Candidates MUST be a US Citizen to obtain Full Background Investigation (FBI) clearance. IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance to retain position is required.


  • Facilitate Sprint estimation, Sprint planning meetings to identify product backlog items to be worked in a sprint and to estimate level of effort of development activities.
  • Lead daily standup meetings, Scrum of Scrums, track progress by keeping the sprint backlog up-to-date, and help to remove impediments.
  • Conduct an end of sprint review meetings where sprint products are demonstrated to stakeholders.
  • Conduct Sprint grooming, provide progress reports including but not limited to meta scrum report/burn-up/burn-down charts/User Story Point updates etc.
  • Update Product Backlog Items to include new or revised requirements and backlog item.
  • Foster collaboration and communication between team members on technical issues, on process improvements, and in addressing and escalating project risks and issues.

Required Skills:

  • 4+ years of experience as a software development project manager or scrum master
  • At least 4+ years of formal agile process experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in iterative methodologies (Agile/Scrum)- leading Scrum meetings and developing Sprints, Product Backlogs, and/or developing User Stories (4+ years)
  • Experience working with dispersed teams, and using online communication tools such as OCS and Live Meetings, or similar (4+ years)
  • Understanding of the role of software development tools and processes such as version control, defect and issue trackers, build processes, team collaboration tools (4+ years)
  • Experience with Rational Jazz (RRC, RTC, RQM)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Either a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), OR Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), OR IC Agile Certified Professional (ICP), OR Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP)


  • Prior IRS experience
  • Strong oral and written business communication skills desired
  • Knowledge of IRS business systems and data, is an extra plus

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