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Agile Delivery Manager in Lanham, MD at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/25/2018

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Job Description

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

Overview

We are seeking an Agile Delivery Manager to join our team to support our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client located in New Carrollton, MD. Our client wants our staff on site providing support at the IRS facility 3 days a week, Tuesday through Thursday but other 2 days you can work at home! The IRS facility is conveniently located directly across the street from the New Carrollton Metro station!

Employment is contingent upon contract award.

Responsibilities
  • Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into epics, user stories, and/or use cases; ensure epics and user stories are loaded into the Rational CLM tool
  • Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process, which occurs every 9 weeks, prioritizing the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
  • Select and execute development and test activities using the appropriate Agile methodologies, applying lessons learned and continually adapting as necessary
  • Develop and maintain product iteration dashboards to track and report on product development status
  • Conduct agile ceremonies and meetings with project stakeholders
  • Matrix-manage a multi-disciplinary team
  • Coordinate as necessary across projects and lead the effort to provide Agile sprint and release progress metrics
  • Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production)
  • Actively and openly share knowledge of best practices
The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Arts or Science from an accredited college or university required
  • Master’s Degree or specialized experience in the technologies that meet the specific statement of work for the services to be provided may be substituted for years of experience
  • Nine years of experience required specializing in management, resource allocation, or information technology. Including full cycle software/web development and/or implementation expertise
  • Experience coordinating work efforts with all pertinent parties to ensure problem resolution, management control and user satisfaction
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of Agile methodologies to complex development and integration projects
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully leading the development and delivery of web applications to customers
  • Must possess at least one of the following Agile-related certifications: Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Professional, PMI-Agile Certified Professional, SAFe Scrum Master, or SAFe Agilist
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skilled in using MS PowerPoint and Excel for tracking and presenting project metrics and status
  • Ability to work well independently or in a team setting

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with managing automated testing as part of product development
  • Familiarity with DevOps concepts and tools
  • Experience with IBM Rational CLM

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in a general office environment

Additional Requirements as per Contract:

  • Candidates must meet requirements to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI clearance is a plus)
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years, and be Federal Tax compliant
EEO Statement EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.