Job Type Full Time
Location Remote, United States

WebFirst is seeking a Scrum Lead to work with our federal government partners, which are some of the most well-respected names in health and agriculture.  

WebFirst, an award-winning Web & Mobile Development firm. Our projects aren’t just web applications – our solutions help our clients accomplish their mission which advances their causes. If you want something a little bit different, fun and challenging, then WebFirst is the place for you! 

We have two positions working on a larger multi-team effort. One position is facilitating operational and content support and Customer Experience efforts for a cabinet-level department. The other is to facilitate an application development team also tasked with release management for the same cabinet-level department. 

The individuals best suited to these positions will be strong communicators who understand how to problem solve in a dynamic environment. They will be team builders who can coordinate the efforts of developers, CX specialists and Business Analysts, while providing reporting up to the Program Manager. An understanding of Drupal and experience working with the government is a plus. 

 

Responsibilities for Scrum Master 

  • Lead the scrum team in using Agile methodology and best scrum practices using Jira to manage the work. 

  • Lead all scrum ceremonies – including demos, backlog grooming, sprint planning and retros Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization 

  • Hold teams accountable for timely delivery of sprint commitments 

  • Support the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction 

  • Mitigate distractions and roadblocks that impede team’s progress 

  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework 

  • Assist the product owner in refinement and maintenance of product backlog through scheduling meetings, writing user stories, and assist in establishing priority. 

  • Responsible for reporting to the Program Manager

 

Requirements for Scrum Master 

  • 3+years of relevant experience as Scrum Lead 

  • Deep understanding of Agile development process and methodology 

  • Strong experience in web projects 

  • Experience with CMS projects 

  • Strong stakeholder/client management strategy 

  • Strong collaboration and team leadership 

  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills 

  • Ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms 

  • Ability to analyze and resolve conflict 

  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum 

  • Must be detail-oriented and organized with ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while setting priorities appropriately across teams. 

  • Prior Scrum Master certification a plus 

 

Preferred Experience 

  • Federal, State, or Education industry experience 

  • Basic understanding of programming languages 

  • Experience with Drupal 

  • Understanding of Customer Experience and Content Strategy (for the operational and content support position) 

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and MUST be able to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Public Trust clearance will be required.

Benefits

At WebFirst, we value our staff's input and strive to create a learning environment for our team! Moreover, we are committed to creating a solid work-life balance with daily flex time and monthly paid leave time for community service activities. We like to have fun as well - with

  • Regular happy hours
  • An annual picnic
  • Holiday party
  • Outdoor Activities

We offer a comprehensive benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LTD and STD), company-matched IRA program, HSA, an annual profit sharing program, and 3 weeks of annual leave.

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