Principal Agile Coach - Secret clearance required

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 07, 2021
Closes
Mar 09, 2021
Ref
1791252736
Hours
Full Time
Category: Information Technology Location: Washington, District of Columbia US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: Secret Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: No Positions Available: 1 Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Peraton is seeking an Agile Coach to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Washington, DC. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's US Department of State (DOS), Executive Secretariat, S/ES ExecTech team. This is a contract to provide the US Department of State with highly-skilled and qualified personnel to provide high quality, Digital Transformation (DX) and Organizational Change Management expertise leveraging an SAFe Agile framework to meet ExecTech's vision and requirements. Roles and Responsibility may Include: * Plan and conduct training sessions for systems and projects Evaluate and integrate with S/ES HR / Training Resources Evaluate and integrate external stakeholder organization Conduct Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) training for leadership and agile team Identify value streams and budgets requirements to gain executive buy-in and ownership. Develop additional on-demand training materials Leads and monitors technical application development, deployment, and support activities, while communicating and adhering to established procedures, processes and timelines. Apply SCRUM/Kanban methodologies in the support of rapid prototype development and continuous service delivery. Assists in managing timelines, resolving problems, and coaching team members on Agile methodologies. Establish strategy and approach to transform customer software development from a traditional SDLC methodology to Agile methodology. Lead the development and execution plan to support the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned. Conduct Scrum team training, scrum of scrums, PI planning sessions, retrospective workshops, and Lean software development workshops for infrastructure teams. Develop Agile/Scrum processes, including analysis of existing processes, elicitation of requirements from subject matter experts, and application of industry best practices and standards. Maintain an in-depth knowledge of customer's lifecycles, standards, and supporting processes and practices. Demonstrates strong presentation, facilitation and written communication skills * Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the senior technical customers on a daily basis. Basic Qualifications: * BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field * Five (5)+ years of SAFe Agile Experience * SAFe SPC 5.0 Certification * Experience in Software Development Life Cycle, eg, Waterfall, Agile Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, and Scaled Agile. US Citizen and have an Active Secret Clearance Preferred Qualifications: Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities * Strong customer service and interpersonal skills Active PMP certification Enterprise Agile coaching experience Experience working in the Federal Government Top Secret security clearance We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.