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Jacobs Scrum Master - NISSC II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a Scrum Master to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Job Description

The Scrum Master is responsible for managing projects of large size and complexity, or multiple projects. Assists more senior managers in marketing and managing large and complex projects or group of projects. Serves as a point of contact for development and discussion of new business opportunities and, subsequently, project goals, scope, and budget within the company and between the company and the client. Guides a team in the accomplishment of work on projects of large size and in the development of all required documentation/deliverables within budget and schedule constraints. Controls project work accomplishments vs. scope of services contracted, assesses progress vs. schedule and budget; and resolves conflicts or elevates conflicts to ownership level necessary for resolution. Assists senior project managers in the development and organization of large and complex projects; may lead a portion of the project. Evaluates performance of project team members.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Provide/coordinate support to the Government Product Owners in executing their responsibilities such as providing technical, resource, interdependency, architectural, technological, and other related insight, necessary to effectively prioritize the backlogs and achieve desired outcomes.

  • Facilitate contextual adoption of the SAFe Scrum Framework, including daily scrum, sprint planning, backlog refinement, sprint reviews & retrospectives, and other related team and intra-team meetings

  • Facilitate and participate in scaled events, including cross-team planning, delivery synchronization, and systems-level inspect & adapt

  • Lead and Conduct standard Agile ritual meetings (Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives).

  • Work with the team and Product Owner/Managers to maintain a healthy backlog and rolling short and mid-term planning for upcoming releases

  • Engage the organization to remove impediments to the teams ability to perform by working closely with the team and stakeholders, including product owners/managers, leadership, and other teams

  • Encourage brainstorming, creative thinking, open minds, equal voice and perspective sharing. Encourages the team to be confident and courageous, thinking outside the box.

  • Promote teamwork to enable Lean flow of value and achieving sprint goals

  • Vet and work Agile team impediments to closure promptly.

  • Maintain and ensure Backlogs and Work In Progress is up to date.

  • Attend and Participate in Periodic Large Scale Agile Planning events.

  • Create a fun, open, and learning environment, experimenting with various methods to improve and grow

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Clearance Requirements: Secret

Educational Requirements: Requires a BS degree from an accredited engineering school, and 10 to 14 years of progressive technical experience with at least 3 years in project management; or a MS degree in engineering, computer, or system science, and 8 to 12 years of progressive technical experience with at least 1 year in project management experience; or a PhD and 4 to 7 years of related experience. Demonstrated expertise in project management, technical proficiency in discipline field(s), and knowledge of company policies and practices required.

Certification Requirements: N/A

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience working as a team member in an Agile project environment for a minimum of 2 years. At least 1 year as Scrum Master.

  • Certified Scrum Master - preferred

  • Experience working on NISSC II Products/Applications - preferred

  • Experience working in scaled Agile environment frameworks such as SAFe - preferred

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.

  • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions

  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

  • May require climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.

  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment.

  • May require operating motor vehicles.

Attendance

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.

  • Shift Work is required to support operations. The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts

  • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.

  • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise

  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work

  • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions

Travel

  • Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.

  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.

  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

This position is expected to pay $100,000-120,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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