Scrum Master - Senior Consultant

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Job Description

Scrum Master - Senior Consultant

Work you'll do

Does driving large efforts and managing software teams and products excite you? As our Agile/Scrum Master, you will be focused on estimating work effort, planning sprint backlogs, facilitating daily scrums, and conducting sprint demo & retrospective meetings throughout all Agile sprint phases for custom software development projects. You will understand and execute on backlog items by working closely with the Product Owners and the distributed project teams, making sure deliverables reflect requirements, on-time with production quality. You'll play a key role in resolving business and team conflicts, be actively involved in technical matters and business decisions and description of the business flow.

The team

Systems Engineering

Our Systems Engineering team delivers large-scale software applications and integrated systems, and assists clients with architecture design, assessment and optimization, and definition. We develop service-oriented architecture (SOA) and other integration solutions to enable information sharing and management between business partners and disparate processes and systems, and we deliver technology enablement to support CIO services transformation.

Systems Engineering professionals focus on key client issues that impact the core business by maximizing operational value, driving down the cost of quality, and enhancing technology innovation. Our teams deliver a wide range of services, including application architecture design and optimization, application modernization, business process management and solution integration, custom application design and development, and large-scale technology delivery program efforts. In addition:

  • The Scrum Master role involves understanding the Agile processes, partnering with Product Owner/Client leadership teams, and working with project teams to deliver on-time and on budget
  • Forecast sprint iterations with the Product Owners and concerned business partners
  • Coach individuals in Agile processes and tools
  • Help teams to clarify goals and activities to be on-track
  • Keep the teams focused - shield the team from outside distractions and interferences
  • Ensure the correct use of scrum process
  • Monitor and eliminate team conflicts


  • 3+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience managing and delivering large scale custom development or systems integration projects using Agile delivery methodology
  • Minimum of 1 year working in an Agile environment as a Scrum Master
  • Small team leadership experience with the ability to earn trust while still challenging the team to improve and operate outside its comfort zone in an Agile environment
  • Intimate knowledge of Agile and Scrum with proven experience coaching, mentoring and teaching junior Agile practitioners
  • Detailed understanding and experience with Government SAFe
  • Experience participating in and facilitating discussions to discover solutions, capturing and transforming business and technology requirements into high-quality User Stories and Acceptance criteria
  • Exceptional problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with demonstrated experience exercising mature judgment in delicate situations
  • Must be proficient with Agile Lifecycle Management tools (e.g., Jira, Rally, VersionOne, etc.) as well as with Internet research tools, presentation tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), etc.
  • Experience facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos
  • Experience implementing best practices and standards related to Agile scrum development & testing practices
  • Scrum Master Certification (CSM, PSM or SSM);


  • Experience with Pivotal methodologies
  • Previous work the Department of Defense
  • Ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance
  • Understanding and experience with the Space domain

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.

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10106525
Position Id : E20LASCHJ107578
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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