SCRUM Master III - 34847 in Lackland AFB, TX at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

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Job Description

With more than 80 years of experience engineering science and technology solutions to support national security, Alion supports clients with big ideas and real solutions.

Position Summary

Provide software development team Scrum Master subject-matter-expertise support, primarily by conducting or leading Agile-based development efforts to advance the organization's mission of providing effective Offensive/Defensive Cyber Operations (OCO/DCO) capabilities. Provide Agile coaching support and facilitation of all assigned Scrum ceremonies to assist in the execution of the organization's mission.


  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and core values to provide rapid and consistent value to the customer.
  • Facilitating accomplishment of Sprint Goals without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work while removing impediments as they arise.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information for team and customer awareness.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.

Education and Experience:

BS in technical field with over eight (8+) years of experience or MS in technical field with five to seven (5-7) years of experience with Tier III Scrum Master certification (e.g. CSP-SM, PSM III, SASM) or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Well-versed in applying a wide variety of well-documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (e.g. Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, alleviating issues/blockers)
  • Competent in facilitating all Scrum ceremonies in a Sprint Cycle
  • Excellent analytical and technical problem-solving skills
  • Experience in assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization to be effective
  • Top Secret SCI – Willing to take Polygraph and comply with SAP Requirements

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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