IBM Agile Lead /Scrum Master - DOS in SPRINGFIELD, Virginia

The candidate will provide day-to-day leadership for the project teams who adopt to the Agile ways-of-working. They will oversee a team to deliver working software, in accordance with the Agile principles and values. The candidate should be able to demonstrate skills in performing as an Agile Lead or Scrum Master for a large organization, ensuring the successful delivery of value. The candidate must have experience in working with complex programs and demonstrate the following - strong facilitation & communication skills; expertise with use of Agile project management tools such as JIRA & CollabNet; experience with Java and Microsoft .Net platform; experience working with distributed teams & vendors; able to provide guidance when assisting the team with blockers; ability to mentor at the individual & team level. The candidate must be a US Citizen.

5+ years experience with the following:Operate as an Agile SME or Scrum Master on client engagementsRun Scrum process on projects, serve as a facilitator for both the Product Owner and the teamSupport the start-up of teams, give advice to improve the application of Agile ways of working throughout projectsKeep teams focused on achieving their goals; educate teams in Agile ways of working, train teams on use of Agile tools; solve impediments, and encourage transparency

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