Senior Scrum Master
Jun 25, 2024
Government IT Division
Aurora, Colorado, United States

MKS2 Technologies, LLC, an award-winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Instructional Design and Training, Software Engineering and IT Support Services to improve the security and well-being of our clients. Our commitment to excellence and our “Mission First” orientation has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies. We have employees nationwide and for the past three consecutive years were named one of the fastest growing Veteran-owned companies in the nation. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with MKS2.


 

Job Summary:
As a Senior Platform Scrum Master, you will herald a transformative era in software engineering, one that underscores the integration of development and operations through a single, comprehensive platform. Platform engineers, with their comprehensive technical and problem-solving skills, are shaping the future of software development to efficiently deliver high-quality, secure software, by providing automated services that enable SW engineers to focus on developing mission capabilities.

The role’s core responsibility will be as a scrum master for an agile platform product team in charge of the team’s agile cadence to include running scrum meetings, sprint reviews, PI planning, and agile metrics. Additionally, you will help with the design and implementation of the platform. You will be on a team that is responsible for development and operational environments consisting of a mix of servers, workstations, storage, networks, and custom hardware. These environments provide the enterprise hybrid-cloud backbone for product development and testing for a large program producing a critical, strategic national asset.

NOTE: This position will be onsite in the RTX Facility in Aurora CO.

What You Will Do:
• Support transitioning a system that is tightly coupled to the underlying infrastructure to a modern platform infrastructure.
• Eliminate impediments that may arise in order to keep the team focused on their objectives.
• Assist the product owner in backlog grooming and agile scrum event preparations.
• Collaborate with software engineers, data scientists, and DevOps teams to design and implement development and mission solutions.
• Assist with architecture, design, development, integration, and support of build, integration & test, and deployment pipelines, optimizing for performance and scalability across on-premise VMware computing environments.
• Leverage company and industry best practices and capabilities to improve scalability, consistency, infrastructure efficiency, reduce deployment time, and automate configuration management.
• Ensure security and compliance are integrated into the platform.
• Provide operational support for the platform.

Qualifications You Must Have:
A U.S. government TS/SCI issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
• Typically requires BS/BA Degree in Science, Technology Engineering Math (STEM) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or Physics and 5+ years of related work experience.
• Experience with Agile Development Methodologies (E.g. scrum, SAFe).
• Great communication and interpersonal skills to successfully work with various teams.
• Experience designing, implementing, and integrating platform infrastructure services.
• Experience with containerization using technologies such as Kubernetes or Docker.
• Experience with troubleshooting applications & infrastructure services on Linux based Operating Systems.
• Experience with VMware.
• Experience with programming/automation/scripting languages (E.g. Python, Java, Ruby, Bash, C++, C#, Go).
• Current CompTIA Security + or ability to obtain within 90 days.

Salary: $140k-150k


 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: MKS2 Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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