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IT Project Manager
Washington
DC
Project/Program Management
IT
7/1/2019

Currently seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse to apply for an IT Project Manager. Provide full software development lifecycle support for a variety of highly complex business critical systems, including customized solutions. Position requires a Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering/Business, 10 years of related experience, Scrum Master Certification (CSM and/or PMI-ACP) and must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance prior to start date.
 
Responsibilities: Veteran Military
  • Organize and facilitate SCRUM ceremonies: daily standups, Sprint Planning/Grooming, Sprint Reviews/Demos and Retrospectives
  • Mentor and coach team members on core Agile values, principles, practices, and processes
  • Enable team to become self-organizing and self-managing to achieve its goals
  • Work with Product Management team to develop release plans and ensure product backlogs are well-groomed, prioritized and visible to all stakeholders
  • Motivate teams to perform and ensure team members are collectively responsible for aspects of committed work (analysis, development, testing, documentation, etc.)
  • Identify, address and communicate project risks, dependencies and team impediments
  • Ensure team’s “definition of done” is defined on story, sprint and release levels
  • Facilitate productivity through discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised with an emphasis on problem solving
  • Assess Scrum maturity and coach team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable
  • Coach a continuous improvement mindset and recommend adjustments to established delivery practices
  • Participate in Scrum of Scrum meetings to ensure cross-team collaboration and coordination of release plans and integration of testing activities
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders including customers
 
Requirements: Veteran Military                    
  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse.
  • Security Clearance: Public Trust prior to start date
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering, Business
  • 10 years’ experience and Scrum Master Certification (CSM and/or PMI-ACP)
  • Experience managing projects following Agile methodologies, Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming and SAFe
  • Experience managing multi-system projects and cross-functional project teams in matrixed environment
  • Experience with Agile management tool such as VersionOne, Jira, or Rally
  • Experience working with customers in gathering requirements, modeling use cases, writing user stories and documenting business processes
Preferred:
  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, SAFe Agilist, SAFe Practitioner)
  • 3-5 years agile team facilitation experience (Scrum Master, Agile Facilitator etc.)
  • Experience on multiple Scrum teams in different contexts (team sizes, orgs, cultures, co-located vs. distributed)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, training, conferences, user groups and self-study
  • Some knowledge of development environments, platforms, and technologies such as .NET

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