Scrum Master / Business Analyst

Clearance:  DHS Public Trust (or ability to obtain)

Location: Alexandria, VA (near Springfield Metro)

We are actively recruiting for a Scrum Master/Business Analyst to support systems development activities and ongoing operations and maintenance (O&M) support tasks for a mission-critical application for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) CBP.

The Scrum Master/Business Analyst will work with the respective development teams to support the Agile/SCRUM process with the following activities:

  • Assisting with creation and administration of user stories and tasks in the Atlassian JIRA tool
  • Continually updating the JIRA information for epics, features, user stories, product backlog items, and tasks; documenting the requirements in the JIRA tool
  • Assisting developers with updating user stories and task status
  • Creating release notes for all software releases

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Business Analyst
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience servicing in a team lead or leadership capacity
  • Minimum 6 months of hands-on experience using, managing, and administering Agile sprints with JIRA or similar tool for sprint grooming, planning, user stories, tasks, sub-tasks, and reports
  • Must be detail-oriented and have demonstrated ability to think analytically
  • Ability to document functional and technical requirements
  • Experience with iterative software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies and frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team setting and in self-directed manner within a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or related field
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) certification is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Master (CMS) certification or experience working in a Scrum Master role is a plus
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification is a plus
  • PMI PMP certification a plus

Apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter with your salary requirements and any security clearance information to recruiting@devtechnology.com.

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