2021-49027 - Scrum Master - Senior Software Engineer


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

2021-49027 - Scrum Master - Senior Software Engineer
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. That’s the opportunity that’s waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nation’s heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. It’s an amazing challenge. And it’s waiting for you now.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.

As a Scrum Master/Senior Software Engineer, you’ll perform software requirements analysis, participate in research and design, and develop and test software and tools. From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent will be front and center.

The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring that a valuable Lean/Agile process emerges that supports the program framework. Scrum Masters help remove impediments and foster an environment of high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement.

The Scrum Master facilitates the team’s ability to execute and enables the team to self-organize and self-manage. The Scrum Master facilitates the scrum (daily stand-up) and team retrospectives, communicates on the team’s behalf with team leadership, and is responsible for clearing obstacles and other interruptions for the team. Scrum Masters are also responsible for guiding, capturing, and evaluating the team’s metrics. 

Remote tasking potential.

What you’ll experience:
Technologies that aren’t just top-notch, they’re often top-secret
A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what’s next
Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it’s discovered
What you bring to the table:
A Bachelor’s in software engineering or a related technical field, plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree is required; Agile experience preferred
Strong understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Solid knowledge of the software development process especially Agile frameworks such as SAFe
What sets you apart:
Ability to interact effectively with project teams, managers and end users
Commitment to ongoing professional development
Solid ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle increasing responsibilities with growing complexity
Creative and innovative thinking with the ability to multi-task

Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.

[Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire.] Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

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