Java Software Lead W/ Active Secret Clearance

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Posting title
Java Software Lead W/ Active Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen with an Active Secret Clearance
DOJ/DEA/Leidos – Fairfax, VA
W2 with full benefits
1 year contract

Job Description:
We are looking for a Scrum Master to lead a software development team of 6 to 10 while managing risks, escalating impediments, and helping to drive continuous process improvement.  Responsible for coordinating with Product Owners, Software Engineers, Program Management and other feature development teams.  This position requires strong leadership skills in order to lead a multi-skilled, complex, technical team of individuals. Excellent communication, team building and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to be flexible and responsive in a fast paced environment are needed.  This position also requires superior capability in Design, Development, Documentation, Integration, Debugging and Testing.  
Responsibilities include:
•Work with multiple feature development teams to meet both sprint and release commitments and milestones. 
•Guiding/directing engineering staff in the execution of engineering functions ensuring compliance with program and functional processes. 
•Responsible for the SCRUM; interacting with Production Owners and representatives; own progress blockers, communicate progress to plans and coach teams to correctly apply Agile principles. 
•Contribute to the feature team's design, development, documentation and testing of new enhancements to the system.

Required Skills:
•Active Secret Clearance is required
•Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.
•Previous experience leading a software team, engaging stakeholders, contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and resource limitations.
•Experience with facilitating scrum for the team (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo).
•Able to track and produce key metrics
•Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques

Desired Skills:
•Prior software development experience in Java strongly preferred

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