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Software Development Team Lead in Fairfax, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  902978

Our Great Federal Government Client is seeking Sr. Lead SCRUM Software Developer. This is a long term position working on a team of 6-10 team members.


If interested please send updated resume to Loren at

***Please note this position will require individual to obtain if not already hold ACTIVE SECRET DOD CLEARANCE***


Title: Software Development Lead

Location: Fairfax, Va (Merrifield)

Terms: Contract

Apex Systems has an opening for a Team Lead, Software Development, to support a Federal law enforcement agency. 

The Software Development/Scrum Master, will lead a software development team of 6 to 10 while managing risks, escalating impediments, and helping to drive continuous process improvement. 

The Team Lead will be responsible for coordinating with Product Owners, Software Engineers, Program Management and other feature development teams.  This position requires strong leadership skills in order to lead a multi-skilled, complex, technical team of individuals.

Excellent communication, team building and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to be flexible and responsive in a fast paced environment are needed.  This position also requires superior capability in Design, Development, Documentation, Integration, Debugging and Testing. 

• Work with multiple feature development teams to meet both sprint and release commitments and milestones. 
• Guiding/directing engineering staff in the execution of engineering functions ensuring compliance with program and functional processes. 
• Responsible for the SCRUM; interacting with Production Owners and representatives; own progress blockers, communicate progress to plans and coach teams to correctly apply Agile principles. 
• Contribute to the feature team's design, development, documentation and testing of new enhancements to the system. 

Typically requires BS degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.


• Previous experience leading a software team, engaging stakeholders, contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and resource limitations.
• Experience with facilitating scrum for the team (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo).
• Able to track and produce key metrics

• Agile experience/knowledge of key agile techniques

Strongly desired: prior software development experience in Java









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