You’ve stumbled upon the rare B Corp government contractor! At TCG, we aim to prove that businesses can be good to their employees and responsible to their community, all while being profitable. We’re an award-winning IT solutions provider to the Federal government, currently seeking a Scrum Master/Project Manager to lead the development of a high-profile application for a highly visible government agency.

US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status and the ability to pass and maintain a Federal government (Public Trust) clearance are required for this position.

Although this is a telecommuting position, candidates must reside within a commutable distance of the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other Scrum-related meetings as needed
  • Support the Federal Product Owner in backlog prioritization and development of a product roadmap
  • Conduct discovery and user requirements-gathering sessions with end-users
  • Act as liaison between customer, CIO / stakeholders, and development team
  • Support the Program Manager and other Project Managers as necessary
  • Deliver timely status reporting and updates to the Federal Leads and TCG management
  • Support Agile-based SDLC for software development creating necessary standards, tools, and best practices
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress via reports and dashboards
  • Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practice
  • Update and maintain Agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs
  • Monitor / improve the productivity of the sprint teams
  • Participate in Program level meetings to develop strategy, identify process improvements and manage teams effectively

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 12 years of overall experience including at least 2 years of leading high-performing Agile Scrum teams
  • Strong working knowledge of Agile/SCRUM methodology and documentation
  • Ability to facilitate customer requirements-gathering sessions
  • Ability to act as a liaison between testers, developers, clients, and other stakeholders during all phases of development
  • Professional, client-ready written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborative, “can-do” attitude
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, reporting, and time management skills
  • Must be collaborative in driving decisions and ability to understand technical issues
  • Ability to prioritize and handle changing deadlines
  • Ability to deal with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to hold team members accountable, set clear sprint performance standards, resolve sprint performance issues, keep the team engaged and on task
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies on large-scale, highly visible projects
  • Understand Agile software development methodologies, values, and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams in a fast-paced environment

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent professional experience
  • Must have Scrum Master certification
  • Project Management Professional preferred

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a job requirement. Reasonable accommodations may be available for those not vaccinated due to health reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. 

TCG does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, caste, or veteran status. 

Our B Corp mission is reflected in our benefits, including offerings like health care, 401K match, parental leave, adoption assistance, financial planning services, student loan repayment assistance, and training budget, among others. There’s more, see for yourself. 

TCG is recognized for treating employees well, in fact, in 2022 The Washington Post named TCG as a “Top Workplace” for the 8th straight year, and Fortune magazine named TCG on their best workplace lists for the sixth year in a row, based on how our employees feel about the company, the benefits TCG offers, and the work/life balance that our staff are able to achieve. And our CEO was ranked best, by virtue of TCG employees’ votes, among all midsize companies in the Washington Post Top Workplace survey.

Try us … we’ll make you happy.

Internal title/grade: Project Manager, Grade 8