Project Manager

Location: Chesapeake, VA

Description

Job Description:

Geodesicx is searching for a Project Manager for an upcoming program providing SAFe Agile Software Development support to the USAF. The program will implement SAFe Agile methodologies, transitioning applications to a hosted cloud environment. The project manager will be responsible for overall management of the program and customer relations. They will interact with the Product Owner for key audits, briefings, and reporting. The project manager will be responsible for the overall day-to-day management of the project to include creating and executing project work plans, managing project schedules, coordinating peer reviews, providing effective, efficient leadership and control of Agile operations and development methods and results. Leadership includes implementation of as-needed coaching for Agile Team members (including Government and contractor personnel), risk management, and quality assurance processes to record, evaluate, and fine-tune all phases of the development pipeline. Will oversee and may assist with the full system development lifecycle in an agile environment, including requirements definition and user stories, detail design, testing, deployment, and maintenance, and will be responsible for life cycle and project management documentation. A key component to the requirement is the ability to manage remote teams, including staff, customers, and partners located across the country.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Management or other related technical discipline. Four additional years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • An active secret clearance
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a project management role
  • Ability to manage multiple teams and product roadmaps, recognize and perform timely impediment recognition and escalation, and display business judgment and proven expertise in directing the efforts of a technical staff
  • Ability to ensure the product owner knows how to arrange the product backlog to maximize value and teach techniques for effective product backlog management
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies
  • Experience producing project life cycle documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal skills working with technical staff, stakeholders and customers
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience working offsite in a customer environment

 

The following qualifications are strongly preferred:

  • Past experience as a software developer preferred
  • Certified SAFe Agilist or other SAFe certifications
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Experience working with Government contracting, DOD, and preferably the USAF




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