DevOps Practitioner with Security Clearance

Assured Consulting Solutions
Reston, VA
Feb 22, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Location: Reston, VA or Bethesda, MD Clearance Required: Must be a US Citizen and possess a current and active TS/SCI clearance granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency. Must be able to pass a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph. Background: Assured Consulting Solutions provides strategic and innovative solutions for customer needs across the business, technology, and organizational spectrum. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators. The DevOps Practitioner will provide contract advisory and assistance support to the implementation and oversight of the NMEC Modernization. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: The SAFe SME will develop provide contract advisory and assistance support in SAFe Implementation Roadmap for NMEC and ensure the Center invests in time, training services, organization restructuring and process change. The SAFe SME will support Lean Agile implementations and execution. The SAFe SME will utilize SAFE certified content, knowledge, and exercises to educate and guide NMEC through the SAFE transformation. The SAFe SME will ensure NMEC is significant influencing bottom-up change needed for effective and sustained organizational change. The SAFe SME will provide contract advisory and assistance support by working with the Lean Portfolio Management to develop the Center epics and evaluate them using LEAN principles for feasibility and priority to support the NMEC Modernization initiative. The SAFe SME will conduct Value Stream workshop by identifying and selecting the appropriate Value Stream, implementing solutions to deliver business value/solutions to NMEC stakeholders and Business Customers. The SAFe SME will identify Agile Release Train (ART) - Program level virtual organization of people, automation, principles, and activities used to continuously deploy products/solutions to customers using DevOps). The SAFe SME will provide contract advisory and assistance support by creating a SAFe methodology implementation plan to ensure the ART is fully identified and established with NMEC Division Management support, collaborated across Agile teams, and communicate a well understood challenge or impediment. The SAFe SME will work closely with Product Owners and Product Managers to create and refine the Program Backlog of required solution features in functional terms - based upon business benefit and end-user demand. The SAFe SME will provide the expertise in SAFe principles and practices, play a key role and be responsible for activities in Program Increment Planning, ART launching and execution. The SAFe SME will advance the ART execution by working with the SCRUM Masters across NMEC Agile Teams to increase velocity of evolving, expanding roles and responsibilities, and removing impediments to optimize continuous flow execution. Tasks can be helping the teams plan, execute, review, and retrospect the PI sessions; managing WIP and improving flow with DevOps; keeping the focus on delivering vs completing tasks; coaching new SCRUM Masers and Product Owners; maturing Agile software engineering skills; and improving with inspect and adapt. The SAFe SME will provide contract advisory and assistance support by establishing SAFE foundational knowledge, Lean Agile mindset and principles, and applied automation whenever possible. Required Qualifications: * Certified SAFe DevOps Practitioner * Ability to plan and successfully execute Program Increments * Ability to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains * Ability to build an Agile portfolio with Lean-Agile budgeting * Ability to design and implement a multi-phased DevOps transformation plan tailored to their organization * Ability to work with all roles and levels in the organization to continually optimize the value stream * 3-5 years hand-on experience in applying SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in the enterprise * 3-5 years hand-on experience in applying Lean-Agile Mindset and principles Education Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline. Years of Experience: * 10 years of experience Position Type: Full-Time Shift: Day Assured Consulting Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact ACS Human Resources at (703) -