Senior Discipline Engineer – Scrum Master (EVG), RIVERDALE, MD


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Riverdale, Maryland
Washington DC Metro Area

Full time

Posted 30+ Days Ago



Senior Discipline Engineer – Scrum Master (EVG)

A highly motivated Scrum Master is needed on KBR’s EED-3 (EOSDIS Evolution and Development) team which supports NASA in its mission to provide scientists and other users access to data from NASA’s Earth science missions. As a member of the EED-2 team, the Scrum Master is a key member of the team insuring that Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) practices, behaviors and techniques are being followed.

The Scrum Master is the servant leader for the Cloud engineering team and is responsible for developing and leading a high-performing, multi-discipline team, instilling in them a clear vision and a passion delivery high quality code on time. The scrum master plays a leading role in fulfilling the vision, driving the implementation of the Earth Data Cloud and ensuring SAFe standards are followed by the team. The top candidate will be skilled at not only ensuring timely and quality delivery of code but also have the ability to inspire and lead a motivated high preforming team.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

Lead the scrum team in using the SAFe methodology and Agile scrum practices
Support the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction and business value
Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization; resolve conflicts; manage risk; and escalate when appropriate
Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
Design and implement Key Performance Indicators; drive towards data driven decisioning
Help the scrum and development teams to identify and improvements in the SAFe framework

Required Skills:

Previous experience leading a scrum team within the SAFe or Agile at Scale construct
Ability to analyze and think quickly; resolve conflict; intellectually curious
Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle and experience with successful Agile techniques
Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Humble, empathetic and team oriented

Desired Skills:

Good understanding of Cloud engineering solutions and services
Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
Working knowledge of project management tools such as Atlassian stack
Experience defining and visualizing key performance indictors

Required Education & Experience:

Must have a bachelor’s degree in a technical major, such as engineering or computer science, and 6 years direct experience.


This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. All candidates must be able to pass a National Agency Clearance with Inquires (NACI) screening
This position may work remotely. Relocation is NOT available. Quarterly travel for a few days may be required as COVID restrictions are lifted.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.


In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR / Equal Opportunity Employer

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