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(DoD Skillbridge) - Scrum Master

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: No

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge)- Scrum Master – Chandler Arizona

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals,

Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day

1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

•Has served at least 180 days on active duty

•Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

•Will receive an honorable discharge

•Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

•Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

•Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Candidate will be required to satisfy the requirements for a TSA access certification. (Costs will be paid for by Northrop Grumman.)

Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at

Northrop Grumman.

Responsibilities for this internship requisition position are:

Internship Description:

The Northrop Grumman Military Veteran Program (NG-MVP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MVP is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training and through individual internships during the last 180 days of service. Any rank, enlisted or officer, may apply for SkillBridge.

SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Your unit Commander must authorize participation in NG-MVP prior to start of internship.

NG-MVP is a program that will bridge the gap for transitioning service members and is held 3 times a year at various Northrop Grumman installations around the country. Service members will gain valuable experience and training throughout their internship with a potential opportunity to gain employment with Northrop Grumman upon completion of active duty service obligation.

NG-MVP Eligibility:

•Has served at least 180 days on active duty

•Is within 180 days of separation or retirement

•Will receive an honorable discharge

•Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

•Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

**Basic Qualifications** :

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

• Active DoD Secret Clearance

• Ability to receive Unit Command approval

Northrop Grumman Chandler is seeking a SkillBridge Intern – Scrum Master – Chandler, Arizona

Provides oversight of the Agile framework to ensure operational excellence in product deliveries. Provides guidance and helps educate the team in Scrum and Scaled Agile framework (SAFe), ensuring that the Agile process is being followed. Helps remove impediments and fosters an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement.

**Scrum Master Responsibilities include but are not limited to:**

+ Responsible for scheduling, preparing for and facilitating all Scrum ceremonies with 1 to 3 Scrum Teams

+ Partner with Product Owner(s) to ensure continuous creation and refinement of backlog, which may include User Stories from multiple projects

+ Guide scrum team(s) to follow generally accepted Agile/SAFe practices and daily activities to actively promote prioritization, team readiness, and commitment for each Sprint

+ Responsible for addressing systemic impediments to team agility and guides the team(s) escalation process to prevent challenges from becoming roadblocks

+ Communicate with government, business, and technical stakeholders to ensure business-value driven delivery and continuous improvement of the team

+ Working to ensure collaboration across teams, including defining, planning, and tracking dependencies

+ Assisting Scrum Team to identify, track, and take steps to mitigate and resolve Uncertainties/Risks

+ Represents Scrum Team at Scrum of Scrum, PI Pre-planning Events, and stakeholder meetings

+ Report timely progress of Sprint via burn down/burn up charts and other reporting methods to Product Owners and stakeholders involved

+ Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution

+ Leverage Jira and Confluence to support Agile/SAFe practices and daily activities throughout Sprint execution

+ Support the Engineering Continuous Improvement Team goals and objectives

**Experience & Education Qualifications:**

+ 3-5 years’ experience as a Scrum Master; SAFe experience preferred

+ Bachelor’s degree in Related Field

+ Active Scrum Master Certification preferred

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly articulate and communicate the technical artefacts

+ Experience with Jira and Confluence preferred

Salary Range: $1.00 - $1.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

**The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

(DoD Skillbridge) - Scrum Master

Full time
Chandler, AZ

Published on 09/16/2022

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