The individual in this role will be responsible for delivery of customer-focused IT projects. The individual will work closely with project managers and various software engineering, infrastructure, and technical operations teams to assess requirements, coordinate resources, and deliver projects for the customer. S/he will apply expertise in Agile project management processes to support program development, integration, and operation of the customer’s IT infrastructure (i.e., full systems lifecycle of the IT infrastructure).
The ideal candidate will have experience performing industry-standard Agile Project Management tasks and tailoring standard process lifecycles to function effectively in a small, fast-paced environment. S/he must have strong written and verbal individual and organizational communication skills and the ability to articulate technical project requirements to both customers and internal teams.
Facilitate scrum ceremonies and communicate with stakeholders.
Coordinate development of deliverables and products.
Manage multiple medium- to large-scale projects through all sprints/iterations and phases of the project
Organize and facilitate sprint planning and release planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and other Agile-related events
Track and communicate team metrics and sprint/release progress to all teams and management
Partner with product owners, Agile coaches, and scrum teams to develop user stories and acceptance criteria definition, facilitate the definition of minimal viable product, and lead continuous refinement and prioritization of the product backlog
Assist team in making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
Assist with removal of obstacles that may hinder the team’s ability to deliver assigned goals
Update Agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs
Ensure that development teams embrace and practice core Agile principles
Promote continuous improvement and help teams increase velocity
Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation
Ability to communicate, influence, and partner effectively using strong verbal and written communication
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
Active TS/SCI clearance with current FS polygraph
Agile Certification (e.g., Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), or Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP))
Demonstrated on-the-job experience as a Scrum Master for multiple teams
Demonstrated on-the-job experience organizing and facilitating sprint planning and release planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and other Agile-related events
Demonstrated on-the-job experience with dashboards, boards, projects, and user stories
Demonstrated on-the-job experience effectively communicating across programs and with customers, stakeholders, and other contractors
Demonstrated on-the-job experience sharing knowledge and learning from others to ensure the team’s success
Demonstrated on-the-job experience managing priorities across multiple projects (time management)
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Demonstrated on-the-job experience in project management fundamentals using approved tools and techniques for the execution of IT activities (e.g., scheduling, execution, and monitoring/controlling)
Experience working within a technical environment handling either multiple software development projects or exceptionally large volumes of data
Experience with creating and successfully implementing strategy for customer organizations
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.
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.