Leidos is seeking a Business Process Lead/Agile Champion for a 150+ FTE technical development program supporting the Sponsor’s Entitlement Programs as well as IdAM /ICAM, Authentication, Authorization, Attributes and Digital Policy Management. The candidate will lead multiple teams and associated stakeholders in Agile principles and work alongside the program’s Knowledge Manager to create and implement program wide processes and instill best practices within the context of software application development work streams. Applicant will provide guidance and training around the creation and ongoing maintenance of backlogs, artifacts, tracking and reporting metrics as well as facilitating team events as required. This position will lead the JIRA Confluence Working Group (JCWG) to ensure collaboration and unification of the customer’s JIRA structure to best suit the enterprise and customer’s reporting needs and to enhance product management through team and portfolio structures. This is a strategic position, working across all levels of management and personnel. This position requires working effectively across teams of contractors, subcontractors and Sponsor.
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Assesses the Agile Maturity of the teams and coaches to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable.
Conducts ongoing evaluations to ensure the effectiveness of Agile programs and recommends complex and/or highly comprehensive training modifications as necessary.
Facilitate instruction for professional levels through management of Agile frameworks, competencies, and frameworks.
Proactively collaborates and communicates with internal/external stakeholders to address Agile knowledge gaps to support Agile effectiveness.
Works with teams to become effective and efficient in their use of Agile practices
Coaches teams & leaders on the mindset change required to transform their existing development practices to follow agile methodologies.
Helps teams to adopt and improve agile methods and practices.
Applies lean thinking to team specific issues to bring a holistic approach.
Demonstrates the ability to collaborate effectively with the teams and individuals that they are coaching/training to build trust.
Cultivates the capabilities of each team member in their specific roles and enable them to deliver customer value rapidly.
Drives the required cultural transformation in adopting the new way of working i.e agile development methodologies.
Participates and contributes actively to continuously evolve processes to align to enterprise agile transformation strategy.
Former experience as Scrum Master or Product Owner
Must have an active TS/SCI w/ Poly
Prior experience leading Agile processes with programs of similar size and complexity
Experience with the Sponsor and the Sponsor’s mission
BS/BA degree with 15+ years of prior relevant experience
Ability to lead others and clearly convey complex concepts
Familiar with Scrum, Kanban, and SAFe.
Experience identifying opportunities for customized coaching then developing and delivering successful Agile coaching.
Current experience with common Agile tools, such as Jira, Confluence, etc.
Current Scrum Master certification(s) and experience developing and executing Agile projects.
Experience with system requirements, development, test, release management, and project scheduling- Experience with software development, integration, and maintenance
CSP, PMI-ACP, SPC, or other advanced Agile credential
Spearhead the JCWG to implement program wide participation and coordination with customer’s JIRA/Confluence practices to ensure consistent tracking and documentation of project roadmaps.
Pay Range:Pay Range $142,350.00 - $257,325.00
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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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