SAFe Product Owner- US Citizen-Remote

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Washington, the USA

REQ#: RQ136780

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular


  • Manage and lead the product development process
  • Lead the scrum team, manage and prioritize backlog items, and optimizing the value of the product(s)
  • Ability to create clearly defined user stories
  • Act as the main point of contact between SAFe Agile teams
  • Assisting the scrum/product development team to meet the objectives of each sprint.
  • Adjusting and improving each iteration of the product before release.
  • Identifying areas of improvement.
  • Keeping customers and stakeholders informed of the status of the product.
  • Ability to coordinate across business and technical resources to get needed information on a timely basis
  • Experience coordinating and facilitating meetings with clear agendas and in keeping participants on-track
  • As a member of a scrum team, actively participates in daily scrum meeting to support requirements clarification and raise impediments impacting delivery
  • Participates in Program Quarterly Incrementation Planning sessions to assess work and establish development goals.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience capturing and writing User Stories
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a system engineering or software application environment
  • Previous product owner work experience
  • U.S. Citizen with existing or the ability to pass a Public Trust background investigation.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience working in SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) or Agile/Iterative software development methodology including Scrum environment
  • Working knowledge of product development architecture
  • Proficiency in the use of analytic tools
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Excellent knowledge of user-centered design principles
  • Ability to work with large teams
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to integrate information from multiple sources 
  • Experience with Jira
  • Experience with Confluence
  • Ability to communicate complex technical topics to management and non-technical audiences 
  • Ability to work independently and interact regularly with government and non-government stakeholders at multiple levels of authority 
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving skills, written, and oral communication skills.

Personal accountability, organized, self-motivated, and demonstrates initiative.

Preferred Certification:

  • Certified SAFe ®POPM Product Owner/Product Manager

The likely salary range for this position is $84,000 - $126,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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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.