Value Stream Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Colorado Springs
United States


SAIC is seeking a Value Stream Manager that will facilitate the development of Value Stream mapping within the DES organization and will function as the enterprise-level Value Stream Manager for the DES organization.  The value-stream manager is the architect of the value stream, identifying value as defined from the customer's perspective and leading the effort to achieve an ever- shortening value-creating flow. This Value Stream Manager will work directly with DES leadership in its overall management of these identified value streams to improve productivity and business efficiency within DES.  

Job Description:

  • Assist the government in the identification of the value streams within the organization through value stream mapping
  • Assist the government in developing and executing the organizational transformation plan
  • Develop the value stream mapping charter
  • Conduct value stream mapping
  • Assist in determining the future state design for work
  • Communicate across the organization to gain information and support, escalate issues, receive feedback and suggestions, provide solutions
  • Provide status updates and information across DES leadership 
  • Coaching, teaching and facilitating across the organization through workshops, classes and one on one training


Required Education and Experience:

  • Master's Degree with 12+ years of experience with OR Bachelor's Degree with 20+ years of experience in lieu of a Master's Degree
  • Experience in the area of business process engineering, preferably with an emphasis on value stream mapping and management

Required Clearance:

  • Ability to obtain and hold a DOD Secret security clearance, which requires US Citizenship

Required Skills:

  • Competence in the use of Value Stream Management tools
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (Lean/Agile)
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must 

Desired Skills:

  • 2+ years of previous release, development or product management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • 2+ years as a technical leader of software engineering or computer professionals
  • 8+ years of experience in software development, testing, or operations
  • Secret Clearance
  • Experience in identifying daily management metrics and control charts and conducting fact-based analysis of current state using Value Stream Management Tools
  • Experience in missile defense system simulation and modeling
  • Experience with DoD and/or MDA acquisition processes

- The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $145,000.00.

- Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

- The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements. 

Target salary range: $150,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.