scrum master team lead in Rockville, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  902014

Apex Systems has an immediate need for a Scrum Master Agile Lead who is also strong in testing with AWS and Java for a leading financial firm who is in the 'top 15 place to work in IT'. 

If you are interested and want more information please contact Matt Kisling at mkisling@apexsystems,com right away! 

Major Purpose: 
The Agile Delivery Lead will direct development staff as a working team member to architect, design, develop, test, debug and document software components by providing delivery leadership associated with the delivery of high quality technical solutions under the high-level direction of an agile program manager and/or director. As the lead for an agile team, the Agile Delivery Lead will act as the team’s agile coach in support of the organization’s standardized agile practices within a scaled agile enterprise framework. As the architect for the team, the Agile Delivery Lead will be responsible for aligning their team’s work with enterprise architecture standards 
Essential Job Functions: 
• Act as an expert technical resource for enterprise architecture, solution architecture, and software development 
• Be responsible for hands-on development of Java applications as a working member of the team 
• Be a high energy technical leader that serves as an advocate and change agent with respect to Agile practices 
• Steer the direction of Agile development efforts for one or more enterprise-level development initiatives 
• Be responsible for assessing current software development practices and principles to identify and implement process improvements 
• Interact with other leads, as well as, tech architects and project managers 
• Navigate the environment and lead non-development activities such as provisioning environments, creating the infrastructure, defining build and test processes 
• Be flexible and thrive in an evolving environment 
Technologies: Java, Activiti, Scala, Spring Boot, Angular, .Net, C#, EMR, S3, RDS Postgres, EC2, ECS

Education/Experience Requirements: 
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline with 3-5 years of related experience, or equivalent training and/or work experience; Master’s degree preferred. 
• Extensive knowledge and application of Java best practices along with support of application servers and database servers 
• Experience in implementing design patterns and ability to adapt to changing patterns quickly 
• Proven experience of designing and building complex enterprise level solutions 
• Excellent verbal and written communication as well as strong problem-solving skills 
• Advanced professional certification in Agile software Development is desired (i.e. Certified Scrum Practitioner) 
• Experience designing and developing solutions deployed to AWS 
• Experience with services based and messaging based architectures 
• Experience designing and developing single page web applications 









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