Senior Technical Manager / Agile Scrum Manager

Arlington, VA
Nov 09, 2018
Nov 12, 2018
Full Time
Overview Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities The Joint Engineering Teams - Sustainment (JETS) will provide USCIS with Agile development and maintenance capability to sustain their IT systems. JETS will supply Agile teams to participate in IT development and maintenance efforts, to include activities necessary for building, upgrading and sustaining previously developed systems and applications using Lean processes. The JETS team will work collaboratively with government customers and other contractors in a team-based scaled flexible and scalable approach to deliver mission value frequently, cost-effectively, responsively, and with high quality. We are seeking a Senior Technical Manager to serve as an Agile Scrum Master for an agile team and will have responsibility for Agile team performance. The Agile Scrum Master will serve as the primary interface with the government PM, product owner, and other key stakeholders. The Agile Scrum Master must have expertise in the Agile development methodologies such as Scrum, Lean, and Kanban to ensure Agile practices are applied on the Agile team and metrics are collected to produce velocity charts, burn down charts, and/or cumulative flow diagrams. The Agile Scrum Master will be responsible for leading Sprint planning, backlog grooming, Daily Standups, Sprint Demos, and Retrospectives. The Agile Scrum Master is required to have experience in systems analysis, user story development, and custom software development of enterprise scale applications to enable facilitation of technical discussions and decisions within the development team. The Agile Scrum Master will also work within a scaled Agile environment and support larger Epics in a Scrum of Scrums environment. Other responsibilities include: Organizes, directs, and manages custom software development and production operations functions, involving multiple project tasks that use agile development methodologies. Manages Agile teams to ensure that delivery is on time and meets the specifications and requirements in user stories. Maintains and manages the client relationship. Meets with the customer to formulate and review task plans, release plans, and deliverable items. Establishes and maintains technical reports and Agile artifacts to track and report project progress to management and customers. Organizes and delegates responsibilities to team members and oversees the successful completion of all assigned tasks Qualifications Requirements: Master's with 10 - 13+ years of experience in software development, with at least 8 years of project management experience and at least 1 year managing Agile projects. A Bachelor's may be substituted for a Master's with 12 - 15+ years of experience in software development, with at least 10 years of project management experience and at least 2 years managing Agile projects. Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Agile Certifications such as PMI-ACP or Certified Scrum Master required Able to obtain a Public Trust Background Investigation Experience with Agile software development using Scrum or Kanban Technical experience in systems analysis, requirements analysis, and user story development Technical experience in systems development and managing modern software development in cloud environments such as AWS using microservices Excellent communication skills Demonstrated expert ability to effectively work with senior level government staff Experience managing projects and Agile teams with 10+ personnel US Citizenship is required Options

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