Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Scrum Master/ Development Manager

Job ID 2021-2487
Job Locations US-Remote

Overview

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category. Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply! 

 

Are you a Scrum Master that would like to be part of delivering initiatives for digitization, automation, modernization, and interoperability of systems and processes to provide Veterans and their families the most efficient and timely service and benefits? Our team will provide application modernization, implementing a standard platform, common data sharing models, and establish a standardized approach to software delivery resulting in a positive impact for millions of people. If so, we may have an opportunity for you! 

Responsibilities

  • Display strength and expertise with technical communications 
  • Able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel 
  • Able to work with people of varied technical backgrounds and management levels 
  • Strong interpersonal and human relations skills 
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills 
  • Proven technical integration skills 
  • Proven analytical skills 
  • Facilitate Scrum meetings and agendas – Able to manage to a time box and parking lot for off agenda topics 
  • Plans and packs all sprints 
  • Ensures sprint tracking tools are updated with current work and statuses. 
  • Support teams in execution of sprints resulting in successful story completion and increased velocity 
  • Manages epic priorities and upcoming epic work, and communicates to external parties on release status 
  • Coordinate inter-team dependencies resulting in successful epics 
  • Collaborate with other teams and Scrum Masters to coordinate work, manage dependencies and improve the environment for Agile development 
  • Facilitate or participate in the Scrum of Scrums 
  • Coach the teams and organization on the Scrum process 
  • Maintain sprint backlog and velocity metrics 
  • Manages risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality 
  • Record and address impediments and retrospective action items in a timely manner 
  • Ensure that accurate and up-to-date metrics are maintained 
  • Coordinates team’s effort to ensure releases and products ship on time and with quality 
  • Defines the critical success factors and key performance indicators for the process, tracks defect rates per release for each application and version, and provides organization accountability for application environment reliability 
  • Works with Product Manager and development staff to plan application release ordering, defines/refines the process and ensure all efforts are aligned 
  • Serves as Development Manager as needed 

Qualifications

  • 5 years’ experience in a Scrum Master role 
  • Experience working in Agile and SDLC work environments 
  • Experience with defect tracking/requirements management tool 
  • Experience interpreting business requirements, technical system documentation, and technical procedures 

 

 Education: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT and/or management related field (Master’s degree desired) 
  • Certified Scrum Master or SAFe certification   

 

Clearance: 

  • MBI Clearance which entails a detailed income tax and credit review 

 

Location:  

  • Remote 

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