Arch Systems
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Description of Work:

  • Establish strategy and approach to transform customer software development from a traditional SDLC methodology to Agile methodology.
  • Lead the development and execution plan to support the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned.
  • Lead the efforts of developing Agile software engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices.
  • Manage corporate wide Agile software engineering support across customer organization.
  • Conduct Scrum team training, retrospective workshops, and Lean software development workshops for infrastructure teams.
  • Establish Agile PMO function and an architectural recommendation review function.
  • Develop Agile/Scrum processes, including analysis of existing processes, elicitation of requirements from subject matter experts, and application of industry best practices and standards.
  • Analyze and articulate complex subject matter via white papers and presentations, enabling the ease of comprehension by customers and all stakeholders.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of customer's lifecycles, standards, and supporting processes and practices.
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the senior customers on a daily basis.


Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities.

  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years of relative experience, Master's degree and 7 years of relative experience, or 13 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in leading/coaching large Agile programs and projects, including extensive experience in leading software development and system deployments.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in supporting an enterprise wide Agile transformation.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in conducting Agile team training.
  • Active Scrum Master (CSM) certification.
  • Must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.
  • Experience with and understanding of doing business with the federal government.
  • Ability to understand technical legacy systems and associated component functionalities.
  • Experience with enterprise architecture, application planning, and deployment.
  • Experience leading efforts to prepare life cycle documents, including Use Cases, Requirements System Design Alternatives, System Development Plans, Detailed Design Specifications, and Implementation Plans.
  • A solid understanding of SSA operations.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have experience in dealing with all levels of executives.

Preferred Certifications:

Certification in one or more of these designations is preferred:

  • Certification as an Agile Coach
  • Agile Certified Practitioner
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certification as a Product Owner  (i.e. CSPO)
  • SAFe Program Consultant 4 (SPC4)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
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