The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is seeking Agile Project Lead with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) within Customs and Border Protection (CBP). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States. The Leidos team will be part of an exciting ecosystem, participating with federal employees, and other contractors, in a team-based DevOps approach to deliver mission value frequently, cost-effectively, responsively, and with high quality.
This position interacts with business, management, end users and agile delivery teams. This position works with the agile delivery team taking the lead in gathering, refining, documenting business needs and requirements.
Collaborate with product owner, technical leads, development team on the requirement
Elicitation, documentation in JIRA epic/stories/features and acceptance criteria in fast-paced
Work with product owners to refine, groom and prioritize issue backlog
Work with development teams to flesh out technical and QA requirements
Continuously monitor, identify risks and risk mitigations and capture team performance reports ·
Collaborates with team on understanding the requirements and properly developing and testing functionality using BDD and ATDD
Quickly adapt to customer dynamic environment and adopt their processes and foster innovative ideas
Adopt to new ways of working, socializing and collaborating with stakeholders and understanding their business goals
Must be a self-starter, strong leader, and have the ability to work independently with little supervision.
Manages a large team of experienced professionals who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments.
Leads, directs and reviews the work of team who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments.
Works with Portfolio Manager to hiring, termination, promotion and reward authority within own area, in accordance with manager review and approval.
Proficiency with Cloud Technologies such as AWS, KONVOY, Kubernetes, Docker
Has experience to build Cloud Migration Roadmap, report against it and continue to keep it up to date.
Knowledge of Continuous Delivery and DevOps practices
Experience in Agile/Scrum/Kanban, supporting Agile efforts
At least five (5) years of experience writing user stories, slicing features, using test suites and maintaining issue backlog
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse agile teams, product owners, and subject matter experts.
Experience conducting stakeholder interviews and facilitating stakeholder workshops.
Ensure compliance with software standards
Must be able to obtain a CBP Background Investigation prior to start
BA/BS or equivalent experience and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years or prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
Experience leading Mobile app initiatives.
Active CBP BI
Experience with CBP
Certified Scrum master /SAFe Agilist/PMP
Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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