• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Sep 08, 2018
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $61,888 - $92,895 per yr

Job Description

Information Technology (IT) Professionals analyze, develop, implement, maintain, and modify computer operations, systems, networks, databases, applications, and/or information security. Incumbents may perform duties in one or more IT specialization areas depending on the needs of the agency. Incumbents perform advanced journey level duties and may train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinate staff and/or serve as a project leader as assigned. Incumbents may function as a unit leader to include directing the activities of a branch IT support unit, overseeing projects of limited scope, and coordinating activities with other work groups. This position is located in the Information Technology Division, Carson City. Incumbent will act as a project Scrum Master for small and medium sized cross-functional software development and enhancement projects. Duties include assisting in the creation of Prioritized Product Backlog and definition of Done Criteria; coordinating creation of Release Planning Schedule; assisting the Scrum Team in the creation of User Stories and Acceptance Criteria; facilitating Scrum Ceremonies (e.g. daily stand-up; sprint planning, backlog grooming, backlog review, sprint review, and sprint retrospective); facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution; supporting and educating Product Owners; removing impediments or guiding the Scrum Team to remove impediments; and ensuring the Scrum Team is adhering to Scrum principles, aspects, and processes. In addition, provide training/coaching to product owners and coordinate special projects as required and assist in development and direction of RFP/RFIs utilizing the agile framework for delivery. The ideal candidate will have Agile experience which includes the knowledge of Agile Techniques such as User Stories, continuous integration, and adhering to the traditional ceremonies and processes along with strong leadership, coaching, communication, organizational, and customer relation skills. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 35206
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/07/2018
Phone: (775)684-0147
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.