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Scrum Master (Secret Clearance)
Arlington, VA

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Job Description

Scrum Master

Are you seeking a collaborative environment that allows you to work closely with clients and technology? Do you enjoy bringing improvements and increased effectiveness to an organization or project? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who help our clients drive down costs, enhance quality, and boost operational effectiveness through the full life cycle technical services. If you are interested in supporting a diverse span of projects consider a career with Deloitte.

Work you'll do

As a ScrumMaster and Agile practitioner in our practice you will:

* Focus on championing great Agile and Scrum at both the team and organization level

* Motivate and provide leadership in fast-paced and deadline-driven environments

* Fulfill the duties of Project Manager, when necessary

* Be heavily involved in planning stages to identify goals and vision

* Remove impediments and block distractions in order to keep the Agile team focused

* Possess, or rapidly develop a deep understanding of the product development and release processes

* Build and maintain a relationship of trust with Product Owner and other stakeholders to facilitate team's interaction with these individuals

* Work with the Agile team and Product Owner to negotiate items from User Stories to the Minimum Viable Product

* Effectively and transparently communicate, face to face, in writing, and via the Agile Lifecycle Management tool, with Deloitte and client stakeholders on progress, impediments, etc.

The team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte's Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.



* Bachelor's degree and at least 3+ years of technology consulting or other relevant industry experience (Minimum of 1 year in an Agile environment serving as a ScrumMaster)

* Demonstrated experience delivering meaningful results while working independently with minimal supervision and guidance

* Small team leadership experience, with the ability to earn trust while still challenging the Team to improve and operate outside of its comfort zone

* Intimate knowledge of Agile and Scrum, with the proven experience coaching, mentoring, and teaching junior Agile practitioners

* Participate in / facilitate discussions to discover solutions, as well as capturing and transforming business and technology requirements into high-quality User Stories and Acceptance criteria

* Exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting skills with demonstrable experience exercising mature judgment in delicate situations

* Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives

* Proficient with Agile Lifecycle Management tools (e.g. Jira, Rally, VersionOne, etc.), as well as with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

* Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

* Active Secret Clearance

Required accreditation:

* ScrumMaster (CSM, PSM, or SSM)

Preferred accreditation:

* Additional Agile-related certifications relevant to career path


* Experience within a scaled agile environment

* Experience with Test-Driven Development

* Experience with DevOps

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world.

Recruiter tips

We want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the organization and the business area you're applying to. Check out recruiting tips from Deloitte professionals.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: E20HARCSCKA038-CBO


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