Cyber Systems Engineer 4-TS/SCI/Poly

Northrop Grumman is looking for an experienced Agile Scrum Master/Cyber Systems Engineer 4 with strong Agile Scrum delivery skills, support to division-level customer organization and project facilitation experience to work on a challenging program in Fairfax, VA.

The candidate will lead SAFe/Agile process ensuring predictable delivery of release. The selected candidate will be required to have a strong technical understanding of relationships, dependencies, and requirements of hardware and software components built within SAFe/Agile. Candidate works with SAFe/Agile practices, and experience delivering deployable software in short sprints/on-demand. The candidate should have excellent oral and written skills, as he/she will interface with the customer regularly.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Communicating status to internal and external stakeholders
  • Facilitating Scrum events (i.e., grooming, stand-ups, retrospective, etc.)
  • Acting as Scrum Master for one or more scrum teams with focus on guiding teams toward improving the way they work, facilitating sprint planning, retrospective and demos
  • Assisting the product owner with management of product backlog
  • Removing obstacles to enhance project team efficiency and effectiveness, including reaching out to larger organizational network for impediment removal; ensuring cross-team coordination
  • Coordinating, participating, and supporting project meetings and reviews (formal/informal) including creating and reviewing briefing packages
  • Identifying programmatic risks within project/program and across programs
  • Researching and coordinating responses to corporate inquiries and managing the resolution of inter-program problems
  • Ensuring coordination and information flow occur between projects and organization managers
  • Maintaining relevant metrics that help the team assess progress and velocity
  • Developer and stakeholder liaison; foster communication across engineering disciplines
  • Ensuring appropriate staffing is assigned to scrum initiatives
  • Scheduling and allocating work, providing advice and guidance, and resolving problems to meet technical performance and financial objectives.
  • Developing new and refining existing process to enhance quality and productivity.
  • Ensuring coordination and information flow occur between projects and organization managers
  • Supporting customer project managers in creating, drafting and /or reviewing project documentation and plans, identifying inconsistencies
  • Ensure deliverables meet all relevant quality and security standards
  • Generating/reviewing formal review documentation and program briefs

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related STEM degree field and a minimum of 9 years' related experience. Additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Previous experience leading an Agile Scrum team at a fast-paced environment
  • Technical experience with increasing levels of responsibility providing technical oversight, stakeholder management and participation, problem resolution
  • Two (2) years of execution per iterative/agile development per Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AgileCraft, Jira/Green hopper, Subversion, and/or GIT
  • Experience developing, updating, and maintaining Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation
  • SMC, AP, or SP certification

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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