Scrum Master - 4416 (Engineer Software 3) in Virginia Beach, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/4/2022

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Job Description


Job Description

The Engineering Team Scrum Master manages the planning and execution of Agile teams and processes. Scrum Masters assist the team in executing activities; facilitate communication between teams and tracking inter-dependencies. Scrum masters coach and advise teams on tailoring and executing best practices.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Duties include:

• Coach teams in developing and maintaining processes and implementing best practices

• Lead teams in conducting Agile team rituals to guide delivery of features / capability

• Participate in team and program-level events

• Ensure project status in Jira is current

• Facilitate cross team communication

• Manage and resolve interdependencies

• Provide process statistics and reporting

• Define and improve processes

• Customize Jira and Confluence

• Participate in multi-functional teams and manage work through JIRA

• Team lead responsible for oversight of all Scrum Master duties

• Coach program in tailoring, implementing, executing, and improving Essential SAFe processes

• Develop team and program-level process and execution metrics

• Coordinates and leads Agile assorted portions of project level events

• Lead Agile activities across 1-2 large scale projects and other small-scale projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 3 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 0 years experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years relevant experience.
  •  (7) years of relevant experience in Agile project support in Systems Engineering or a similar multi-disciplinary team environment (Agile certification from, Scrum Alliance, Scaled Agile, or Project Management Institute, or similar organization will count as 1 year of experience)
  • Experience in defining and managing work in an Agile process
  • Experience customizing and managing JIRA
  • Experience customizing and managing Confluence
  • Experience customizing and managing GitLab
  • Certified Scrum Master (Certified Scrum Master, Certified SAFe® Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Master, or equivalent), SAFe® Release Train Engineer (RTE), SAFe® 4 Program Consultant (SPC), or a substantially similar intermediate to advanced Agile team or program management certification *AI *MV  *EP *TE
  • • Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.  #LI-MH1    

Preferred Requirements

Desired Qualifications:

• JIRA Certification

• Confluence Certification

Physical Requirements

Adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements Software Engineer family.

This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.  Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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