• Scrum Master / Task Lead

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID 2018-1649
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC is a fast growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Scrum Master to support our customer. This position is located in our Chantilly, VA office.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    The Scrum Master will support the delivery team by ensuring clear communication and organization and implementing Agile best practices to lead the delivery of quality products. The successful candidate will gather requirements, and create and maintain the production backlog and release plan. Working with stakeholders to understand customer needs, the Scrum Master will validate solutions, develop and communicate the program vision, create and maintain a product roadmap, and manage the backlog to prioritize workflow and define releases. Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


    • Work closely with the customer and stakeholders to understand and fulfill the product vision and roadmap
    • Communicate committed stories for the upcoming Sprint to Scrum team and stakeholders
    • Facilitate Scrum ceremonies and assist with impediment resolution in a timely, cost effective manner
    • Be accountable for the independent delivery of value to customers and stakeholders by ensuring that the right product is defined, prioritized, and built
    • Proactively manage and prioritize the product, release, and sprint backlogs according to business value, complexity, and expectations
    • Provide business leadership for the Scrum team by understanding and executing the product goals and vision
    • Engage stakeholders, contributors, and technical resources to analyze user needs, resource limitations, and impediments
    • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of product backlog items for the Scrum team by creating clear and thoughtful documentation
    • Respect and empower the Scrum team’s ability to create its own plan of action each sprint while protecting the team
    • Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burn-down charts)


    • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical disciple required and minimum of 8 years related experience. A total of 16 years’ experience can be substituted in lieu of a technical degree.
    • Scrum Master Certification
    • Direct hands on experience with writing user stories, grooming backlogs, and prioritizing conflicting requirements
    • Experience with Agile development tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Rally, etc.
    • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to use strong leadership skills to provide guidance, influence, and direction
    • Ability to translate metrics into business decisions of importance and priorities
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance 

    Additional Desired Qualifications:

    • Previous government experience
    • Healthcare IT project experience

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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