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Northrop Grumman Scrum Master/Software Engineer 4 - BPP Agile in Colorado Springs, Colorado

At Northrop Grumman, we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

What You'll get to Do:

The Sustainment and Modification of Radar Sensor (SMORS) contract is responsible for the sustainment and development of the Software baseline for the BMEWS PAVE PAWS (BPP) Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR) system for space situational awareness, missile defense and the missile defense agency.

Through the role of an Agile Scrum Master, the selected candidate will lead program Scrum teams in their adoption of Agile practices. The selected candidate will work with program to gather requirements and best practices to help establish program level Lean Agile engineering and management principles and processes to support a range of programs from software intensive systems to hardware and embedded systems. Understanding the Northrop Grumman Agile Framework is essential along with the responsibility to help grow and mature this NG branded capability. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and continuously improving standard agile methodologies, policies, and procedures for an Agile, iterative solution lifecycle, from an executable architecture, concept development, iterative design, production, delivery, deployment, and maintenance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the efforts of developing Lean Agile engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices.

  • Conduct Scrum team training, product backlog and retrospective training, Lean Agile development training.

  • Facilitate daily Scrum meetings and regular ceremonies, collect Agile & analyze related metrics for trends and indicators, facilitate iteration/increment planning, provide Agile coaching and mentoring at all levels within the organization.


Basic Qualifications

  • 9 Years with Bachelor's Degree; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD. 13 year in lieu of a Bachelor degree

  • Active Secret Level DOD Clearance

  • Must have experience as a scrum master in a previous role, or have a scrum master certification such as Certified Scrum Master (or similar relatable experience - i.e. (Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.

  • Familiarity with mission level processing of phased array radars such as signal processor, multi target trackers, and scheduling.

  • Experience with SW development tools to include task tracking, software repositories, continuous integration and automation.

  • Familiarity with Agile development processes to include DevOps processes, test driven development, as well as have good written and communication skills.

  • Familiarity or experience with UML, or SYSML.

  • Certification in one or more of these designations is desired: Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum at Scale Practitioner, Certified Agile Coach, Certified facilitator, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Trainer, and Project Management Professional (PMP).

  • Experience implementing Agile principles and practices within DoD or Federal government environments

  • End-to-end Agile Engineering practices including value stream or Scrum or Extreme programming within software, infrastructure, hardware, and operational environments.

  • Effective communicator, capable of effectively translating and presenting complex concepts to both technical and nontechnical management and customers, through presentations and written media

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering