Maxar is seeking an independent, creative, and driven Scrum Master to join our team in Herndon, VA in implementing solutions for applied machine learning applications. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and is team-oriented.
- We build advanced algorithms and machine learning systems enabled for operations and government enterprise
- We enable machine learning systems, automate workflow, and design and develop custom applications for various national-security missions
- We operate an end-to-end predictive analytics platform unlike any other within the US Government
- Our client’s missions are vital to national security, so we’re mission-first always
- Our work environment is relaxed business casual
- At our core, we believe and practice social responsibility
What would you be doing?
- Works day to day with product owner for backlog grooming
- Translates functional requirements into Jira backlog items in Jira developing personas, epics, features, and stories.
- Performs Scrum Master role and facilitates Scrum ceremonies
- Reporting on agile events such as sprint planning and review activity.
- Managing public and private documentation stores on Confluence.
- Managing workflow and ticketing process on Jira.
- Develop, edit, or review system level test plans and detailed test cases, given requirements or enhancement descriptions.
- Must be a US Citizen
- Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to obtain a CI Polygraph
- Bachelor's degree in information systems or related discipline
- 2-5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree
- Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills
- Experience managing Atlassian Jira and Confluence environment.
- Experience performing a variety of engineering and operational related assignments
- Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and energetic environment
- Must be a self-starter and a continuous learner
- Good working knowledge of MS Office applications
- Current Scrum Master certification
- Experience with SAFe framework
- Understanding of software development workflows and processes