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Agile Systems Senior Technical Specialist

Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Business Group Highlights

Defense

The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Responsibilities


This position will be filled by a recognized AGILE development expert, who designs, researches and develops highly advanced applications supporting transformation of customer architectures and systems. Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 12 - 15 yrs of experience or a Master's with 10 - 13 yrs of experience. Facilitate daily Scrum meetings and regular ceremonies, collect Agile & analyze related metrics for trends and indicators, facilitate iteration/increment planning, provide Agile coaching and mentoring at all levels within the organization.

Responsibilities include:


Provide effective leadership of Scrum teams and Agile processes
Mentor team members on Agile methods and best practices
Work with Scrum teams and customer management to ensure that the principles of the Scrum methodology are protected
Facilitate communication and collaboration within and around the team (release & sprint planning, user stories, backlog grooming, Agile testing, etc.)
Identify and remove organization and team impediments and help resolve issues and conflicts -- Shield the team from external interference
Conduct Agile planning meetings, daily stand-ups, reviews, and retrospectives
Report on project velocity, risks, roadblocks, sprint burn-down and project release status
Promote continuous improvement, help teams to increase productivity, and foster innovation
Maintain product knowledge to increase efficiency in delivery of all product deliverables
Keep project team well informed of changes within the organization
Effectively communicate relevant project information to team members and stakeholders
Uses independent judgment to identify problems and recommend solutions


Must have experience as a scrum master in a previous role, or have a scrum master certification such as Certified Scrum Master (or similar relatable experience - i.e. (Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Practitioner, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, etc.)


Qualifications

Qualified:

  • BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to gain SECRET DOD clearance
  • Certification in one or more of these designations is desired: Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum at Scale Practitioner, Certified Agile Coach, Certified facilitator, Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Trainer, and Project Management Professional (PMP)

Desired:

  • Familiarity with space-related programs, technologies and missions
  • Familiarity with cyber development programs
  • Experience with SW development tools to include task tracking, software repositories, continuous integration and automation
  • Familiarity or experience with UML or SYSML
  • Experience implementing Agile principles and practices within DoD or Federal government environments
  • Effective communicator, capable of effectively translating and presenting complex concepts to both technical and nontechnical management and customers, through presentations and written media


About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Categories

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-08-09 Expires: 2020-09-08

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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