The Squires Group

Scrum Master

3 weeks ago
Job ID
# of Openings
App/Web Development


A Scrum Master is needed to work on a vital Federal Government project in Washington, D.C.   This is a well-known program that helped put Agile “on the map.” The overall goal is to replace digital and paper processes with purely digital workflows.  If you have a Top Secret Clearance, are familiar with Agile development practices, and have experience preparing for and facilitating scrum meetings, click here!


This long-term Federal project is open to contract, contract-to-hire or direct hire consultants.  This is a fast paced environment, where self-management and teamwork are key.  Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must possess a Top Secret Clearance and be SCI eligible.


  • Facilitate and prepare for external, end-of-sprint demonstrations
  • Create, maintain, and organize backlog of features, epics, stories, and tasks in JIRA
  • Provide input to release planning using team capacity and skill set information
  • Compile, analyze, and present statistics about time estimation accuracy, team velocity, and burndown rate to development team and management each sprint
  • Support monthly release cycle by facilitating Release Feature Selection meetings and organizing and monitoring eligible release candidates in JIRA
  • Interface with business, test, and user support teams to receive requirements information and forward updates on feature progress
  • Review and provide feedback on drafted user stories and epics to ensure alignment with general Agile user story standards
  • Create general Agile graphics and assist product manager and PMO with executive briefings


  • 4+ years of Scrum Master or Agile Coach experience
  • 2+ years of Jira experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must hold a Top Secret Clearance and be SCI eligible 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile Certifications (Certified Scrum Master [CSM], Certified Scrum Practitioner [CSP] or Agile Certified Practitioner [PMI])
  • FBI Experience


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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:                           

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism and trust.
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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