26 days old

Scrum Master

Washington, DC 20004
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Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

IBM currently supports O&M and Development for the Claims and Management System (CMS) at the Victims Compensation Fund program.
We are looking for a Scrum Master to fill a key position to lead the agile team, comprised of both IBM and Client staff.
  • This exciting role requires working within the client team / organization and IBM team as well as across the functional teams on the project.
  • You will lead daily scrums and facilitate team activities/issue resolution; verify efficient operation of the team; and facilitate implementation of process improvement practices.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employees strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

5-10 years of application development experience.
3-5 years evaluating client needs and existing processes or serving in a scrum master role.
Collaboration and leading members of the agile team to include the business analysts, testers, and developers through the sprints and resolve issues
Experience with facilitating meetings/discussions that will involve IBM staff and clients imbedded in the team.
Facilitation of Retrospective sessions with the team and implementing process improvements after verifying the efficiency of the team.
Ability to liaise with fellow team functional members, e.g., Security and Infrastructure, Production support to coordinate work and solutions for the application.
Experience developing logical IT solutions, enabling everyone to better understand the problem and meet the business goals.
Clearance: Public Trust

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Experience working in an agile environment and as a scrum master.

Experience working in multiple environments (i.e., Dev, Testing, Pre-production, Production)

Understanding of or hands-on experience with RTC, RQM, Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Dev Ops solutions and test automation solutions, e.g., Selenium

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-04-26 Expires: 2019-05-26

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