Staff Chief Scrum Master-19019798

Location: Schriever AFB
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike.  For us, its about more than just performing.  It means realizing the values that define us:  responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.  These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
The Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!
The Threat Modeling Center (TMC) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as the TMC Chief Scrum Master based out of Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO.
What Youll get to Do:
The Threat Modeling Center (TMC) is responsible for development of models and simulations used to stimulate element models of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, including kinematic missile modeling, IR signature modeling, data production/analysis activities, and maintenance/sustainment activities for the entire TMC software baseline.  The TMC is a cornerstone element to the Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) Engineering Directorate (DE) Task Order.
Through the role of an Agile Program Coach, the selected candidate will lead programs in their adoption of Agile practices. The selected candidate will work with programs to gather requirements and best practices to help establish organizational and program level Lean Agile engineering and management principles and processes to support a range of programs from software intensive systems to hardware and embedded systems. Understanding the Northrop Grumman Agile Framework is essential along with the responsibility to help grow and mature this NG branded capability. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and continuously improving standard agile methodologies, policies, and procedures for an Agile, iterative solution lifecycle, from an executable architecture, concept development, iterative design, production, delivery, deployment, and maintenance. The selected candidate will participate with the NGMS Agile Center of Excellence as it defines objectives, strategies, and governance for NGMS software and digital technology development and become a supporting member of the Agile Community of Practice providing input into plans and provide status on coaching and training as requested.  The selected candidate may be requested to provide open enrollment training and backfill other coaching engagements on an as needed basis and engage with the other NG Agile coaches to continue to strengthen their skills and experiences.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Lead the efforts of developing Lean Agile engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices.
  • Conduct Scrum team training, product backlog and retrospective workshops, Lean Agile development workshops.
  • Analyze and articulate complex subject matter via white papers and presentations, enabling the ease of comprehension by customers and all stakeholders.
  • Collect & analyze Agile related metrics for trends and indicators, provide Agile coaching and mentoring at all levels within the organization to the Roles and Responsibilities section

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.


Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.


Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.




Youll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and 14 years of broad technical experience with concentration in the design, development, integration, implementation, and operations of complex large-scale information systems and technologies;  or 18 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • broad technical experience with concentration in the design, development, integration, implementation, and operations of complex large-scale information systems and technologies; 
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
  • Must be a Certified Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, or similar.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years Agile experience leading teams
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Experience giving tutorials and/or training
  • Experience with transitioning teams from waterfall to agile methods and practices
  • Certification in one or more of these designations is desired: Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum at Scale Practitioner, Certified Agile Coach, Certified facilitator, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Trainer, Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Experience implementing Agile principles and practices within DoD or Federal government environments
  • End-to-end Agile Engineering practices including value stream or Scrum or Extreme programming within software, infrastructure, hardware, and operational environments.
  • Effective communicator, capable of effectively translating and presenting complex concepts to both technical and nontechnical management and customers, through presentations and written media
  • Mastery of systems engineering discipline, to include proven practical experience in the following, preferably for large programs: Requirements interpretation, definition and allocation and Risk identification and mitigation
  • Security Clearance (Top Secret, SCI)
  • Advanced (MS and/or PhD) technical degree desired
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.   Your package will include the following:
  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19019798

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
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