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Technical Manager / Agile Scrum Master

Arlington, VA 22201
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At Perspecta, we are seeking a Technical Manager / Agile Scrum Master. Our Joint Engineering Teams - Sustainment (JETS) Program provides the Department of Homeland Securitys USCIS organization with Agile development and maintenance capability to sustain their IT systems. JETS will supply Agile development teams to participate in IT maintenance efforts, to include activities necessary for sustaining previously developed systems and applications using Lean processes.

The Technical Manager will serve as an Agile Scrum Master for an agile team and will have responsibility for Agile team performance. The Agile Scrum Master will serve as the primary interface with the government PM, product owner, and other key stakeholders.

The Agile Scrum Master must have expertise in the Agile development methodologies such as Scrum, Lean, and Kanban to ensure Agile practices are applied on the Agile team and metrics are collected to produce velocity charts, burn down charts, and/or cumulative flow diagrams. The Agile Scrum Master will be responsible for leading Sprint planning, backlog grooming, Daily Standups, Sprint Demos, and Retrospectives.

The Agile Scrum Master is required to have experience in systems analysis, user story development, and custom software development of enterprise scale applications to enable facilitation of technical discussions and decisions within the development team. The Agile Scrum Master will also work within a scaled Agile environment and support larger Epics in a Scrum of Scrums environment.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Organizes, directs, and manages custom software development and production operations functions, involving multiple project tasks that use agile development methodologies.
  • Manages Agile teams to ensure that delivery is on time and meets the specifications and requirements in user stories.
  • Maintains and manages the client relationship; meets with the customer to formulate and review task plans, release plans, and deliverable items.
  • Establishes and maintains technical reports and Agile artifacts to track and report project progress to management and customers.
  • Organizes and delegates responsibilities to team members and oversees the successful completion of all assigned tasks.



  • US Citizenship and eligibility to obtain a DHS Public Trust Security Clearance
  • Master's with 8 or more years of experience in software development, with at least 5 years of project management experience and at least 1 year managing Agile projects; a Bachelor's may be substituted for a Masters with 10 or more years of experience in software development, with at least 6 years of project management experience and at least 2 years managing Agile projects.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Agile Certifications such as PMI-ACP or Certified Scrum Master required
  • Experience with Agile software development using Scrum or Kanban
  • Technical experience in systems analysis, requirements analysis, and user story development
  • Technical experience in systems development and managing modern software development in cloud environments such as AWS using microservices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated expert ability to effectively work with senior level government staff
  • Experience managing projects and Agile teams with 10+ personnel

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current DHS Public Trust Clearance
  • Previous experience supporting Department of Homeland Security program
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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-02-17 Expires: 2020-03-18

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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