Principal Scrum Master (DoD Secret)
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 4, 2022
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities
to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around
the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and
inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many
technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first
flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on
the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a
pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun
along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,
cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we
have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our
employees are not only part of history, they're making history.The
Payload and Ground Systems organization within the Northrop Grumman
Space Systems pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines
engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences.
Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative
technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized
product lines across the sector while providing a decisive
advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!Northrop
Grumman's Space Systems Sector is seeking applicants for a position
on the Sustainment and Modification of Radar Sensors (SMORS)
program. This position will work as a Scrum Master supporting the
Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System
(PARCS).Through the role of an Agile Scrum Master, the selected
candidate will lead software and hardware development teams in
their adoption of Agile practices. The selected candidate will work
with the customer to gather requirements and implement best
practices to establish program level SAFe Agile engineering and
management principles and processes. Understanding the Northrop
Grumman Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) will be essential, along with
the responsibility to help grow and mature this NG branded
capability.Position Summary / Responsibilities:
- Lead the efforts of developing Scaled Agile engineering and
management best practices, metrics, and audit practices.
- Conduct Scrum Team training, product backlog and retrospective
training, Lean Agile development training.
- Support a range of technical disciplines from software
engineering to hardware to cyber to testing automation on a Scrum
- Facilitate daily Scrum meetings and regular ceremonies.
- Collect and analyze related metrics for trends and indicators,
facilitate iteration/increment planning, provide Agile coaching and
mentoring at all levels within the organization.
- Lead the iterative solution lifecycle from executable
architecture to maintenance, including: concept development,
iterative design, production, delivery and deployment.
- Have an understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
- Regular interaction with the customer.
- Position may require up to 25% travel.Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science or
related discipline from an accredited college. 5 years of
experience with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years
- Experience as a Scrum Master (or similar relatable experience -
i.e. Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified
- Active DoD Secret security clearancePreferred Qualifications:
- Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space
Situational Awareness missions.
- Background in software development or software development
- Knowledge of System Engineering principles and requirements
- Familiarity with Phased Array Radar technology.
- Experience with transitioning teams from Waterfall to Agile
methods and practices.
- Certification in one or more of these designations is desired:
Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum at Scale
Practitioner, Certified Agile Coach, Certified facilitator,
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Trainer, and
Project Management Professional (PMP).
- Experience implementing Agile principles and practices within
DoD or Federal government environments. Salary Range: $92,200 USD -
$138,400 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in
addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward
individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in
company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions
may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop
Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance
coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid
holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal
business. The health and safety of our employees and their families
is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain
up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman
employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have
an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant
to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently
stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order
14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .Northrop
Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion,
creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status,
national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other
protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency
statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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