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Scrum Master

Company: Octo Consulting Group
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Octo is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government's most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.
Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo youll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff youll find in your career. - Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform -mission critical -work for our government. - Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!
Job Description
You---
Octo Consulting Group has an immediate opening for a Scrum Master with 7 or more years of experience to support a custom large-scale enterprise application for a Federal Government client. - Resource must be flexible and thrive in an Agile and highly-collaborative environment.
Responsibilities :
- - - - - - - Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
- - - - - - - Using agile methodology values, principles, and practices to plan, manage, and deliver solutions.
- - - - - - - Training, mentoring, and supporting scrum teams to follow agile values, principles, and practices.
- - - - - - - Determining and managing tasks, issues, risks, and action items.
- - - - - - - Scheduling and facilitating scrum events, meetings, and decision-making processes.
- - - - - - - Monitoring progress and performance and helping teams to make improvements.
- - - - - - - Planning and organizing demos and product/system testing.
- - - - - - - Ensuring the proper use of collaborative processes and removing impediments for the scrum team.
- - - - - - - Tracking project processes and deliverables.
- - - - - - - Preparing and presenting status reports to stakeholders.
- - - - - - - Helping find techniques for effective Product Goal definition and Product Backlog management.
- - - - - - - Helping the Scrum Team understand the need for clear and concise Product Backlog items.
- - - - - - - Facilitating stakeholder collaboration as requested or needed.
- - - - - - - Resolve conflicts by focusing on scrum values of openness, honesty, and respect.
- - - - - - - Estimate and plan for the whole software development project.
- - - - - - - Coach the team in agile practices; emphasize on individuals & interactions over process & tools.
- - - - - - - Help the team members in clarifying goals and actions to achieve the goals.
- - - - - - - Shield the team from any distractions and interference.
- - - - - - - Ensure the correct application of the scrum process.
- - - - - - - Assist the product owner with the product backlog.
- - - - - - - Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan.
- - - - - - - Work directly with project managers to help implement project goals.
- - - - - - - Liaise with project lead and other project managers to maintain project schedule and efficacy.
- - - - - - - Conduct post-project evaluation.
- - - - - - - Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from true underlying needs.
- - - - - - - Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
- - - - - - - Work independently with users to define concepts and under direction of project managers.
- - - - - - - Ability to understand and communicate technical issues related to defects and enhancements.
Us---
We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking, agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client's missions.
Program Mission---
You'll support the modernization of our federal client's information system, which serves as the agency's sole mission system to manage investigations, cases, and enforcement operations.
Skills & Requirements
Requirements:
- - - - - - - 7+ years of experience in requirement gathering, requirements analysis and requirements development.
- - - - - - - 7+ years of experience in an Agile environment.
- - - - - - - Working knowledge of Java and Agile software development methodology.
- - - - - - - Strong background in Requirements gathering, analysis and development.
- - - - - - - Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
- - - - - - - Excellent analytical, written and verbal communications skills.
- - - - - - - Strong consulting and client management skills with attention to detail.
- - - - - - - Ability to work independently and collaboratively as needed to achieve results.
- - - - - - - Demonstrated track record of analytical and critical thinking skills.
- - - - - - - Organized, motivated and demonstrate the ability to work under minimal supervision to achieve desired objectives.
- - - - - - - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and provide solutions.
- - - - - - - Ability to interpret a variety of technical information.
Years of Experience: -7 years of experience (See specifics under "Requirements").
Education: - Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
Location: -Remote.
Clearance: -N/A.
Octo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. - Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

Keywords: Octo Consulting Group, Medford , Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Myrtle Point, Oregon

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