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Jacobs Scrum Master - Top Secret Clearance Required in Washington, District Of Columbia

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow

Your Impact:

Jacobs has an opening for a Scrum Master to support our team in Washington, DC. Duties will include:

• Leads or collaborate with Scrum Team, actively leads/participates in Story Creation, Backlog Refinement and Scrum Events (Sprint Planning, Daily Standup, Retrospective, Reviews, and Quarterly Planning)

• Primary collaborator with Product Owners, Business Partners, Scrum Masters and Architects to build and define the Product Backlogs

• Perform story analysis to determine conditions of satisfaction, document acceptance criteria, and to understand the impact to other systems, projects, domains, and operational teams

• Manage the evolution of the User Story and other backlog items (includes but not limited to breaking down the stories, eliciting conversations, facilitating story refinement sessions)

• Answer ad hoc questions and provide clarification/direction to development and support teams regarding user stories and functions

• Collaborate with the technical team/Product owner to document detailed technical requirements

• Collaborate with the Product Owner and Scrum Master in Release Planning

• Provide technical support to client application teams during implementations of new services and provide subject matter expertise for support escalations

• Collaborate with the IT Communications team to plan and review customer messages on upcoming releases.

• Backfill Project Manager tasks as needed, including coordination and documentation of release deliverables such as project schedules, status reports, and presentations

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications (minimum requirements, per the contract):

• Certified Scrum Master


• Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience and five (5) to twelve (12) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

Desired Requirements:


• Previous experience in a DHS Component and DHS suitability

• Experience with Jira, Confluence, MS Project

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) .