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  • SCRUM Lead/Practitioner

    Job Locations US-VA-Lorton
    Posted Date 7 days ago(2/20/2020 3:59 PM)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a SCRUM Practitioner supporting an Intelligence Community Customer. 


    The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.


    • The SCRUM Lead/Practitioner for Cross Domain Services (CDS) reports to the CDS Program Manager and drives the sprint planning, tracking, estimation, effort breakdown, and performs intake for new program requirements.
    • The SCRUM team is currently 10 staff but expected to grow to 20 staff over the coming year. CDS Services are a collection of security solutions that manages the secure passage of data across security domains within the customer network.
    • Qualified candidates will have a formal SCRUM certificate and have at least one year of practice with results. Since the subject area is technical and covers topics such as security, networking, classification levels, and development, candidates must have the commensurate education and experience; demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies and add-value quickly; possess necessary leadership skills such as sound decision-making; building consensus, teaching methodologies, and explaining SCRUM methodology and theory.
    • Performing capture of new requirements in Confluence for prioritization and effort planning.
    • Working with customer Component teams to create individual project plans for integration into Confluence/JIRA.
    • Working with team members to educate and direct them on effort planning
    • Meeting with the client on a bi-weekly basis to adjust work priorities
    • Running SCRUM planning sessions with the CDS team.
    • Creating contents and determining team task ownership for each sprint.
    • Holding regular stand-up meetings as needed.
    • Owning and managing a long term CDS roadmap
    • Providing status updates to the program manager as required.


    Clearance Required: Top Secret 


    Degree and Years of Experience: BS degree or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience in a STEM discipline. Four years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.


    Required Certifications:

    • SCRUM certified – e.g., PSM I, CSM, PMI-ACP, ASM, SCM or 3 years of demonstrated experience

    Required Skills:

    • Experience with Confluence and JIRA highly desirable 
    • Ability to learn and develop expertise with new technologies
    • Must be able to work well within a team environment and able to adapt quickly to change
    • Must demonstrate an attention to detail
    • A demonstrated ability to lead in a team setting giving direction, instruction, assigning tasks, and all necessary people skills to create an effective SCRUM effort

    Desired Skills: 

    • Technical skills and expertise that will make a candidate more desirable would include system administration; Linux and Windows scripting; networking – e.g., routers; data schemas; and software development.

    About Abile Group, Inc.

    Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

    EEO Statement

    Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.


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