13921 Park Center Road Suite 420
Herndon, VA 20171
SemanticBits is a leading company specializing in the design and development of digital health services, and the work we do is just as unique as the culture we’ve created. We develop cutting-edge solutions to complex problems for commercial, academic, and government organizations. The systems we develop are used in finding cures for deadly diseases, improving the quality of healthcare delivered to millions of people, and revolutionizing the healthcare industry on a nationwide scale. There is a meaningful connection between our work and the real people who benefit from it; and, as such, we create an environment in which new ideas and innovative strategies are encouraged. We are an established company with the mindset of a startup and we feel confident that we offer an employment experience unlike any other and that we set our employees up for professional success every day.
SemanticBits is looking for an energetic individual who can interface with our customer Product Owner, execute against the product vision, and lead our Agile delivery team as a Scrum Master to deliver an excellent product that meets user needs. The ideal candidate has direct product management experience and will manage the design, development, and delivery of digital health services using a Scrum-based Agile software development methodology. You will be working on a mission critical software product whose end goal is to authorize measures that help ensure that quality healthcare is being delivered by doctors. It is expected that you will be skilled at managing customer relationships and have ample experience interacting with community users (hence the Scrum Master + designation). You will be part of a high performing, dynamic development team that will be using a set of modern technologies (Angular, Node, AWS RDS, MongoDB, etc.), while applying human-centered design and DevOps approaches. This is a mission critical role and requires a demonstrable passion for our domain and a willingness to learn.
Engage with stakeholders to accurately report progress, risks, successes, and failures
Maintain a close working relationship with the product owner, scrum team, and other stakeholders such as product end users
Lead working session meetings to discuss scope, schedule and requirements with product owners
Help Product Owner with prioritization, risk management, and scope
Manage product quality, releases and delivery
Oversee and manage implementation of various agile techniques such as TDD, BDD, Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOpsSupport all inter and intra team communication
Manage lightweight, living planning documents, like an Agile Product Roadmap.
Conduct all Scrum ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives
Perform continuous and active backlog grooming
Calculate ongoing team capacity and velocity
Act as a mentor to ensure development teams work toward the core Scrum principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
Establish shared product vision across the development team, product owner and lead product execution
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferredMinimum of five (5) years experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Product Manager for a software development team.
Hands-on experience leading multiple Scrum teams in a variety of contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc)
Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self-study, etc.
First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM) preferred
Knowledge of other Agile methodologies like Kanban
Experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Continuous Delivery , Automated Testing
Expertise with JIRA, Confluence, and the Atlassian suite
Experience using JIRA's Agile performance metrics to drive accountability and continuous improvement
Knowledge of Human Centered Design approach for developing digital services
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Highly skilled in team facilitation, conflict resolution, implementing best practices, team empowerment and creating a culture of transparency.
Competitive base salary
Three weeks of PTO
Ten paid holiday days
Comprehensive health benefits (medical with HSA option, dental, and vision)
401k retirement plan with matching benefit
100% paid short-term and long-term disability
100% paid life insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Casual working environment
Flexible working hours
SemanticBits, LLC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are also a veteran-friendly employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 703-787-9656 x257 or HR@semanticbits.com for assistance.
13921 Park Center Road