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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 19-00062
Location: Reston, Virginia
AboutWeb is currently looking for a Scrum Master to join our consulting practice in support of one of our existing clients.  This role is based out of Reston, VA. 

In the Scrum Master role, you'll serve as the servant-leader for your team(s) by ensuring clear communication and helping the team reach its goal. The SM will drive the appropriate Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc) focused on predictable, quality delivery and driving continuous improvement of the team. The SM will facilitate team productivity by removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's goals and by preserving flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes on the team. The SM will analyze or modify procedures to solve complex problems while considering computer equipment capability and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results, including analyzing business and user needs, documenting requirements, and translating them into proper system requirement specifications.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in a Scrum Master role, including working with clients or teams directly to adopt Agile delivery techniques
  • Experience with facilitating backlog grooming sessions and the development of personas, epics, and user stories
  • Experience as Business Analyst or User Researcher
  • Experience with metrics reporting or BI projects  
  • Experience facilitating sprint activities, including planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews and retrospective meetings
  • Experience working with user research and/or design in an agile environment strongly preferred
  • Deep understanding of user centered design process, roles and activities
  • BA or BS degree
  • One or more of the following certifications: CSM, ICAgile, PMI-ACP, or SAFe Agilist
Additional Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of multiple Agile frameworks, including Scrum, Kanban
  • MUST have experience with SAFe