SAFe Agile/DevSecOps Manager

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Engineering (General)
Arlington, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
REQ#: RQ140776
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking an experienced SAFe Agile DevSecOps Manager to join its Intelligence and Homeland Security (IHS) Group and be part of a highly visible and strategic Cybersecurity Task Order in Arlington, VA.  In this role you will lead all Agile DevSecOps tasking as directed by the government and provide detailed reports regarding that tasking. The individual will develop plans based on SAFe best practices and refine those plans to maximize efficiency and effective of development operations. Successful candidate utilizes expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, as well as write and review technical documents.

The qualified candidate will perform the following tasks:

  • Responsible for embedding an Agile culture using techniques from a wide range of Agile and SAFe methodologies and frameworks
  • Helps to create an open and trust-based environment, which enables a focus on delivery and facilitates continuous improvement
  • Assess team/organizational culture and delivery processes to identify and acilitate improvements
  • Identifies and recommends tools and techniques to support agile processes
  • Remove portfolio impediments and champion the Agile methodology
  • Coach the teams in all scrum tasks like sprint planning, user story mapping, estimations, daily stand ups, demos, and retrospectives
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with stakeholders and business owners to provide guidance and recommendations on improving IT infrastructure
  • A proactive approach to identifying issues and problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks along with an ability to offer and implement solutions to address these.
  • Experience creating dashboards to track service health that appeal to both technical and non-technical audiences preferably with Splunk.
  • Skilled at directing a large team, and executing responsibilities without direct supervisor.
  • Experience working within the federal government or serving federal government clients on Agile-based development contract
  • Guide the team and all other stakeholders on DevOps practices (Pipeline, collaboration, Test Driven Development, CI/CD and continuous ATOs
  • Proactively seek opportunities to use process improvement and re-engineering methodologies to facilitate improvements to team processes
  • Uses exceptional written and verbal communication skills to interact regularly with high-level customers and other industry representatives to ensure conformance to customer requirements.
  • Experience as an agile coach providing thought leadership in an agile or SAFe program with DevSecOps
  • Responsible for team and program level implementation using agile practices
  • Responsible for instilling an agile culture using techniques from a wide range of agile, (SAFe®) or DevSecOps methodologies and frameworks.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum 20+ years IT experience

Education: Master’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering, or a related field

Successful candidate must have the following certifications:

  • Scaled Agile SAFe 5 SPC certification

Desired Certifications

  • SAFe POPM, SAFe Scrum Master,
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) certification
  • Scaled Agile DevOps Certification
  • ITIL 4
Travel Required: 10-25%
About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.