Project Manager (SCRUM)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Scrum
Location
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ65608

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.