Agile Systems Engineer
- Military veterans preferred
2022-05-10 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Chantilly Virginia 20151 United States
SAIC has a funded need for a Program Management Office (PMO) Agile System Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory services (SETA) to a rapidly expanding Government Intelligence Community (IC) customer for a complex space and ground effort within the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in Chantilly, VA.
This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground. Also, they are developing next-generation of space and ground systems architectures, hardware and software solutions.
Providing agile expertise and oversight of multiple software development activities; ensuring agile development and implementation map to government needs
Provides support to the Program Office in execution of mission critical systems.
Serves on a team of high-performing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) responsible for analyzing contractor data, developing and executing ECPs, and providing technical analysis.
Representing government at vendor led release and sprint planning events; ensuring government and stakeholder needs are prioritized
Provide recommendations against solutions to assist in prioritizing developer backlogs in alignment with capability deliveries to Operations
Provide recommendations for DevOps/Agile principles to define capability roadmaps, EPICs, Features and verifying and summarizing EPICs against a Plan
Providing analyses of program data to ensure that accurate status of cost, schedule, and performance of development contracts in support of monitoring and controlling the program
Providing analysis and recommendations to the Government on implementing Agile methodologies in support of program execution to facilitate capability delivery within cost and schedule
Providing recommendations to the Government concerning program execution
Representing the Program Office in the customer’s program execution discussions related to current and future contracts
Proactively engage with Agile Development teams to assess execution performance, and based on those assessments, advise Government on implementation strategies
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor degree in engineering, science, or related disciplines with 14+ years of related experience (years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree)
Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly
SAFe 4.0 or higher certification
Experience with Agile Development to include participation in scrums, development of solution epics, lean business cases, program epics, features, and user stories
Experience providing recommendations for DevOps/Agile process improvements and operational improvements for users of the systems
Expert Program Management and data analysis skills
Experience with Space and Ground Aerospace systems engineering
DevOps systems engineering experience
Exceptional communication and coordination skills
Demonstrated experience in communications and enabling skills that help others succeed
Ability to quickly understand and respond to Government queries
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.