CACI International Scrum Master in Ashburn, Virginia
CACI is currently looking for Agile Scrum Masters with agile methodology experience to join our BEAGLE (Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading-Edge Information Technology) Agile Solution Factory (ASF) Team supporting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) client located in Northern Virginia! Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals supporting the best practices in Agile Software Development for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
As a member of the BEAGLE ASF Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation’s safety, security, and prosperity. CBP agents and officers are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security by combining customs, immigration, border security, and agricultural protection into one coordinated and supportive activity.
ASF programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.
The ideal candidates have both strong Agile Scrum delivery skills and project facilitation experience. They will interface with client personnel and use oral and written communications skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders including customer Product Owners. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance.
What you’ll get to do:
Serves as a Scrum Master who will be responsible for activities associated with delivery of customer-defined systems and software projects; basic responsibilities include:
Dedicated to a team with responsibility to support the team in achieving daily, iteration, and release goals and delivery objectives
Implement, enforce and continually improve Agile/Scrum principles/ practices
Provide mentoring and training for the team on Agile processes, methods, and practices
Serve as the leadership proxy
Proactively seek opportunities to use process improvement and re-engineering
Methodologies to facilitate improvements to team processes
Facilitate positive team dynamics to help maximize team performance
Identify and remove impediments to help protect the team from outside influences, which could otherwise interfere with the team’s ability to deliver
Experience in managing professionals who exercise latitude and independence in assignments,
Leads, directs and reviews the work of a team who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments.
Manages a team with a focus on policy, implementation of strategic initiatives and execution of day to day deliverables.
Reinforces that team objectives, operational plans are achieved
Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to pass CBP background investigation, criteria includes, but not limited to:
o 3-year check for felony convictions
o 1-year check for illegal drug use
o 1-year check for misconduct such as theft or fraud
Professional Experience: at least seven (7) year related experience; particularly working on government contracts
College degree (B.S. or greater) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline. Experience accepted in lieu of degree.
You are good at:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience participating in a high performing, highly engaged and motivated CM team
Solid experience in incremental software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach
Understanding of all elements of the software development life cycle
Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong communication skills and work ethic; self-starter
Bonus would be having:
Agile or Scrum Master certification
Experience supporting Federal government project
Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas
Experience working in a dynamic, multifaceted environment
Acts independently to expose and resolve challenges
What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.