El Segundo, California

LinQuest is seeking a motivated, goal oriented, results driven Senior Scrum Master to join our team supporting the Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Enterprise Management solution on the USSF Kobayashi Maru DevSecOps platform.

LinQuest is the prime contractor on the MSEIT contract. By applying to this position, you are in consideration for LinQuest employment. However, you also have the option to be hired by one of our subcontractor teammates.

We are seeking a Senior Scrum Master to oversee software development team of about 15 developers and DevOps engineer. In this position, you will use the Agile development approach to keep our teams on task. Your job is to schedule each sprint and make sure they have everything they need to get the job done. You will also be instrumental in leading road-mapping activities to plan out feature rollouts. You are also the liaison between the team, management, and the Government, some of whom are not familiar with Agile processes. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology and some experience in a business analyst role or with the Agile frameworks including Scrum and Kanban. You must be comfortable using Jira for tracking and planning purposes.

The Kobayashi Maru program provides capabilities that bring critical services to our warfighters to facilitate timely, quality battlespace decisions. The program provides infrastructure and enterprise services, as well as develops mission applications to enable responsive, resilient operational-level capabilities for the space operations centers. Employing an agile-based Rapid Delivery Framework fosters a collaborative and integrated environment for the community to work together to deliver capabilities efficiently and effectively.

LinQuest provides leading edge Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) services to help the Space Force’s Space System Center (SSC) develop and acquire communications satellites, terminals, and control stations. These are essential for global secure, survivable, and protected communications for national security. We seek technical individuals who will thrive in a highly collaborative work environment of small teams, developing apps that help ensure complex space and ground communications system satisfy user requirements.

• Schedule a series of sprints for the teams (more than one)
• Lead ceremonies including daily standups, demos, planning sessions and retros
• Engage with engineering sub-teams (front-end, back-end, system engineering, toolchain, etc) to groom stories in the backlog so they are “shovel ready”
• Coordinate with the product owner and upper management to develop a timeline
• Report progress via Jira, and capture/analyze relevant metrics such as velocity
• Work with stakeholders to develop long term roadmaps
• Propose team reorganizations and process updates to optimize velocity and productivity
• Support requirements and prioritization meetings with program office and end-users

Required Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Demonstrated project management within an agile environment
• Familiarity with programming in multiple languages (Java, JavaScript, Python, etc.)
• Proficiency with Jira and DevOps
• Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required to be considered for this position.

Preferred Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree in technical field, such as engineering and computer science
• Familiarity with a US Government DevSecOps platform (Kobayashi Maru, Platform One, etc.)
• Familiarity with aspects of SATCOM, including EMI (Electromagnetic Interference), Planning, and communication systems’ operation
• DoD Secret or higher security clearance

Required Experience:
• 5+ years’ experience on an agile software team

• 2+ years’ experience as a Scrum Master of an agile team of 10 or more people
• 1+ years’ experience with DoD software development

Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit: https://www.linquest.com/careers/our-benefits

COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

El Segundo, California

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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