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Scrum Master - Remote
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Our team is a leading provider of Digital Transformation services for Federal agencies. Our services focus on enabling agency mission and business transformation using industry-leading low-code platforms, mobile applications, robotics process automation, and data analytics platforms. We are partnered with some of the world’s leading and most innovative companies like Salesforce, ServiceNow, Microsoft and UiPath. We focus on offering a full range of architecture and planning, system implementation, integration, analytics, and O&M for our customers.
We are currently seeking to hire a Scrum Master to lead our cloud application development projects. The Scrum Master will be responsible for working closely with the Program Manager to deliver client engagements by leading a scrum team.
The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who combines an entrepreneurial mindset and practical 'get it done' work style with deep subject matter expertise in Agile IT application delivery. As the Scrum Master, the candidate will be responsible to help guide an experienced team of software developers, build shippable products and be responsible for leading Agile best practices using Scrum.
Applicant must possess superb communication, analytical, and time management skills. In addition, he/she must demonstrate ability, must have analytical and problem-solving way of thought, must have overall flexible, and enthusiastic personality.
Project Delivery Responsibilities
Proactively seek opportunities to use process improvement and re-engineering methodologies to facilitate improvements to team processes
Facilitate agile ceremonies
Focus on improving team culture and coaching the team to continuously improve and maximize performance
Work with the team to develop project plans, roadmaps and manage the backlog
Communicate team plans, report impediments for escalation, identify risks/concerns to relevant stakeholders to help resolve.
Monitor resource commitment and adjust sprint plans as needed to ensure balanced workloads for resources
Collaborate with Client Product Owner/PM to prioritize the team’s sprint backlog
Identify, mitigate and communicate risks/issues throughout the project
Communicate with a variety of stakeholders and sponsors using multiple channels
Learn new software skills as required (as technology changes)
Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance per Federal contract requirement
3+ years of IT project management experience
CSM, ACP, CSP,SAFe Certification preferred
Desired experience using Agile management tools such as Jira
Succcessful track record of improving team culture
Demonstrated ability to manage the details of projects in order to drive them to fruition
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
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Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The salary range for Colorado is -
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