Lead Scrum Master

Location: Reston, VA

Req#: 476315
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Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a ScrumMaster and lead developer to join our growing team in Washington, DC. This is an incredible opportunity to join a highly-functional, well-running team and take it from the 95% level to 100%!  If you are a growing full-stack developer looking for a software leadership opportunity in the Federal Sphere, Octo is looking for YOU!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead scrum team to perform planning, development, and testing on a large software development, implementation and integration projects.
  • Conduct all Scrum related activities, including sprint planning, daily scrum meetings, sprint retrospective, and sprint reviews.
  • Interface with government personnel and product owners on an active basis to manage product backlog, and sprint activities.
  • Remove obstacles and manage risks to enable team efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide appropriate oversight on the team’s progress and priorities to ensure delivery of sprint goal is met.
Skills & Requirements

Minimum of six (6) years experience as a full-stack software developer

Minimum of five (5) years experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks like Angular, jQuery, React, Vue, etc

Experience with NodeJS, and popular NodeJS frameworks like Express, Koa, or Loopback.io

Experience implementing automated unit and end-to-end tests

Experience working in an Agile development environment, preferably SAFe

Demonstrated ability to write clean, maintainable, readable, testable, and documented code

Clearance: Active TS/SCI