SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Scrum Master in Rensselaer, New York

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Information Technology

Job Description:

This role is to support a newly formed Scrum team that will be among the first agile teams working on behalf of a long-standing customer. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of the Scrum framework, and experience necessary to support a team’s rapid progress through the ‘Forming Storming-Norming-Performing’ cycle, and to coach effective collaboration between the team and their designated Product Owner. Outstanding communication and ‘soft’ skills are essential. Join our team!

Work Location: Rensselaer, NY (Albany metro)


  • Organize and facilitate the activities of the Scrum Framework

  • Coach effective product ownership and backlog refinement

  • Coach continual team improvement

  • Own and resolve impediments

  • Act as a Servant Leader for the team and product owner

  • Visualize and manage project risks and issues. Drive resolution of most risks and issues

  • Resolve conflicts as they arise

  • Recommend process improvements

  • Support the use of forward-utility focused metrics and reports

  • Support enterprise program management improvement and standardization activities

  • Support and improve collaboration with customers, staff, contractors, and management

Required Skills:

  • Deep understanding of Agile processes and Scrum, with at least three years of experience working as part of Scrum team (as Scrum Master, Product Owner, Team Member, or a combination thereof)

  • At least one year prior experience serving as a Scrum Master

  • Experience as a Product Owner is a plus

  • Experience using Agile Tools such as JIRA, Rally, or VersionOne

  • Experience supporting or leading transition from Waterfall to Scrum is a plus

  • Demonstrated leadership in process improvement and innovation

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills


  • Three (3) or more years of experience working as part of a Scrum team. At least 1 Year of experience in the role of Scrum Master.

Required Certifications:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master I or II (PSM1 / PSM2)

Desired Certifications:

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Scrum Professional, PMI-ACP

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Work Location:

USA NY Rensselaer - 327 Columbia Tpke (NYS007)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.