19 days old

Federal - Scrum Master

Clarksburg, WV 26306
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Job Description:

The Scrum Master will work across the account to promote awareness
and adoption of Lean-Agile values, principles, processes and technical

Core responsibilities:

+ Exhibit Lean-Agile leadership
and helping team members embrace Agile values, adopting and applying Agile
Principles, and implementing Agile practices.

+ Keep your the team focused on
daily and iteration goals; and helps achievement with respect to quality,
flow and velocity.

+ Facilitate your teams
retrospective, and lead the teams improvement efforts.

+ Facilitate all team meetings,
including, but not limited to, the daily stand-up, Iteration Planning,
Team Demo, and Iteration Retrospective.

+ Support the Product Owner with
respect to priorities and scope.

+ Actively address impediments such
as getting support from other teams when required.

+ Promote Agile quality practices
so the team can meet its goals.

+ Provide communication to other
Agile teams.

+ Guide the team in estimating the teams work.


+ 5+
years of Scrum
Master experience

+ Strong
command of Lean-Agile principles, practices and frameworks including:
Scrum, Kanban, XP and SAFe

+ One of the following certifications: Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Professional, SAFe Advanced Scrum

+ Knowledge
of technical software engineering practices (e.g. BDD, TDD, continuous
integration, continuous delivery, pair programming)

+ Bachelors

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2020-03-13 Expires: 2020-04-29

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