IT Project Manager - Military veterans preferred

2019-05-27
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Washington
District of Columbia
United States

GDIT provides full software development lifecycle support for a variety of highly complex business critical systems, including customized solutions. Our support includes program and project management, business requirements analysis, solutions architecture, and software engineering.  General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has an immediate need for an IT PM with experience managing scrum teams. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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 the 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 all aspects of the committed work (analysis, development, testing, documentation, etc.)
  • Identify, address, and communicate project risks, dependencies, and team impediments
  • Ensure the team’s “definition of done” is well defined on the 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 the Scrum maturity of the team and coach the team to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team
  • 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 all stakeholders, including customers

We can only accept US citizens and or Green Card Holders.  The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years and not have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’ degree plus 10 years’ experience
  • Scrum Master certification (CSM and/or PMI-ACP)
  • Experience managing projects following Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, and SAFe
  • Experience managing multi-system projects and self-organized, cross-functional project teams in a 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be effective at communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Energetic, goal oriented, proactive, innovative, hardworking, and patient
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

 

Preferred:

  • Second level Scrum Master certification (CSP, SAFe Agilist, SAFe Practitioner)
  • 3-5 years agile team facilitation experience (e.g. Scrum Master, Agile Facilitator etc.)
  • Experience on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc.)
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups and self-study
  • Some knowledge of development environments, platforms, and technologies such as .NET  
 
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

 

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Education:

Education:

  • Bachelors' Degree in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering, Business (or related field of study)