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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 11/18/2017

Noblis Reston, VA

Reston, VA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Posted Date

2 months ago



Requisition #


Security Clearance

Top Secret


Full Time

Job Category

Administrative Support




* Prepare for and facilitate daily scrum meetings, biweekly sprint planning, review, retrospective, backlog grooming meetings, and planning poker sessions for multiple (2-3) technical teams

* Facilitate and prepare for external end-of-sprint demonstrations

* Create, maintain, and organize backlog of features, epics, stories, and tasks in JIRA

* Provide input to release planning using team capacity and skill set information

* Compile, analyze, and present statistics about time estimation accuracy, team velocity, and burndown rate to manage each sprint

* Meet with product owners and operational business managers for selected modules to introduce scrum and program processes and outline expectations

* Identify common issues across teams (e.g. communication, UI consistency) and lead the implementation of new solutions

* Communicate team progress and dependencies with other team leads during scrum of scrums

* Interface with business, test, and user support teams to receive requirements information and forward updates on feature progress

* Review and provide feedback on drafted user stories and epics to ensure alignment with general Agile user story standards

* Create general Agile graphics and PMO with executive briefings

* Be an advocate for the Agile and Scrum methodology


* Requires active Top Secret Clearance

* Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Information Technology, or similar

* 4 years of experience with IT projects, preferably as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach

* Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or experience on an Agile / Scrum team

* Strong self-organization and self-management skills, with emphasis on self-initiation and follow through; interest in and affinity to create new projects and see them through to completion

* Experience with implementing scrum for large scale, complex systems

* Experience using Agile backlog management tool(s), preferably JIRA

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Strong organizational and creativity skills, able to maintain composure in a chaotic environment and promote a sensible and logical approach to issues

* Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well in a mixed team of government personnel and other contractors

* Able to work collaboratively with business analysts, developers, and testers and understand each trade and skillset

* Experience with full software development lifecycle (business process, requirements, design, development, testing, deployment, training) a plus


Do you want to contribute directly to the betterment of the national cyber security posture* Are you passionate about advancing ideas through technology* Noblis is transforming cyber initiatives, instilling new analytics for cyber solutions, and building cyber applications using the latest technologies. Would you like to be actively engaged in a challenging and rewarding work environment, working with smart, passionate, and motivated people* In this position, you will support a team developing software and analytics to solve important cybersecurity challenges.


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