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Zel Technologies

Product Manager/Scrum Master (Sr)

Company: Zel Technologies

Location: Hybrid remote in Fort Belvoir, VA 22060, United States

Posted on: November 24

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*This Hybrid position is contingent upon contract award*

Job Summary:

Are you looking to provide support that is vital to our nations security? Then look no further as Zel Tech is here to meet your needs. We are seeking a Hybrid Product Manager/Scrum Master at the client Headquarters on Fort Belvoir, VA. In this role you will direct a team on scrum principles while focusing on team goals at the highest performance levels.


  • Work closely with designated ESD Product Owners as well as DevOps PM and EE&A PM to ensure the team is delivering a quality product of value to the Sponsor on time and with budget.
  • Coordinate and monitor the Scrum process from initiation through delivery.
  • Serve as liaison between the product owner, development team, and management in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Run daily standups, sprint planning, retrospective and other sprint ceremonies
  • Lead the development effort by conveying the vision to an Agile and/or Scrum delivery team.
  • Facilitate a Scrum team ensuring they follow guidelines and processes.
  • Ensure team members understand project objectives.
  • Maintain product backlog and release plan and facilitate productivity by setting up meetings and removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's sprint goals.
  • Coach and mentor team members as required.
  • Knowledge of Jira and Agile frameworks (Crystal, XP, etc.)
  • Outlining and prioritizing work based on business value.
  • Business aspects of the project to include ensuring the right product is being built the right order within budget and by the deadline.
  • Serve as the Agile or Scrum delivery team's primary contact for information and work with the prioritization and decision-making.
  • Preserve flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes. Is the facilitator for an agile development team.
  • Ensure a quality product with business value for the customer is delivered on time.


  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must have a minimum of a secret clearance and eligible for a TS/SCI. The client will sponsor the TS/SCI.
  • Must have a BA or BS degree and 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Five (5) or mor years of experience in a scrum master or other analyst roles.
  • Must have exhaustive experience with Agile techniques and practices.
  • Experience supporting advanced analytics product teams.
  • Demonstrated capability in managing multi-task projects of this scope and complexity.
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple specialties in a "one-team" environment.
  • Experience across a variety of technical disciplines.
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution ability.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities through prior experience working with senior management to find solutions for customers and leading teams creating training curricula and/or certifications.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of project management concepts and principles.
  • Successful background check.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Scrum Master certification
  • Agile Certification
  • Experience supporting DoD programs

Physical Demands or Work Environment

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The majority of the time is spent in an office setting.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance, vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

About Zel Tech

Zel Tech is a minority owned small business (NAICS 541715) specializing in customer threat reduction. We provide a full spectrum of threat reduction services from planning, training, operations, R&D, advising, and solution prototyping across our services and solutions business groups. We combine best of breed engineering practices, subject matter expertise, design services, computer science, and data analytics with innovative approaches in artificial intelligence and machine learning, AR/VR, R&D, and physics-based modeling and simulation providing tailored solutions addressing our customers unique threat requirements.

Our Mission

We provide customers with the knowledge, tools, and solutions needed for correct and timely decisions and effective actions to help ensure U.S. national security.

Diversity Workforce

Zel Tech team members represent a wide range of backgrounds, skills, experience, and personalities bound together by common objectives and mutual respect. You will join a caring community of professional, including many military veterans who challenge and support each other in seeking the right solutions to important matters.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary life/accidental death & dismemberment
  • Educational assistance and special training programs
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Group life insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Leave, Jury Duty, and military leave
  • Savings and Retirement Plans

Equal Opportunities

Zel Tech is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, military status, genetic predisposition, or any other basis protected by law.

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