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Jr Scrum Master / Software Engineer

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Job Number:
647523
Job Category:
Information Technology - Software
Location:
ARLINGTON, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret
Description:

Leidos is seeking an entry engineer to work as a Jr Scrum Master and Software Engineer for an unmanned autonomous ship project. This engineer will be joining an existing team which has already successfully delivered for our customers. The successful candidate will focus on connecting with the team, and co-operating to help the team focus on making achievable commitments and meeting them together. Our other Scrum Masters will work closely with this new team member, and will collaborate to help coach the team together.

 

As a Scrum Master, he or she will be responsible for coaching their team, facilitating cross-team communication and coordination, helping the team follow the Scrum process, acting as the point of contact for their team with management and the other Scrum teams on the project, in addition to helping the team refine the backlog continuously. The engineer may also perform technical tasks as part of the integrated team, depending on skills and time available and what their team needs.

 

This Scrum Master will be an integral part of our team, collaborating to work with us to make our unmanned vessels smarter. Their team of engineers will demonstrate their work regularly for customers and management, gaining exposure and constant feedback. The work done on this project will be demonstrated in the real world. Some periodic travel may be required within the continental US as part of attending meetings and assisting with testing our unmanned vessels.

 

Our team develops and deploys advanced technology solutions that address existing and emerging maritime missions of national importance for a broad range of customers across the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, other governmental agencies and commercial clients. We are currently seeking qualified, motivated, engineers to grow a team working on an unmanned and autonomous systems development. Current and future projects span advanced concept and prototype development, low-rate initial production and full-rate production.


Qualifications:

Required Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field

Experience in an Agile Scrum environment, possibly including internship or school project experience

Familiarity with the Scrum Development process

Familiarity with Linux

 

Desired Skills:

Experience with Python

Experience with Java and/or C++ development on Linux

Experience with system and/or network administration on a Linux platform

Exposure to unmanned systems, artificial intelligence

Master’s Degree in Software Engineering or a related field


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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