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Chenega Corporation Requirements Lead/SAFe Agilist in Alexandria, Virginia


Kapsuun Group, LLC

Company Job Title: Requirements Lead/SAFe Agilist

Clearance: Secret

Location: Telework - Alexandria, VA

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Requirements Lead/SAFe Agilist provides SAFe and business process re-engineering expertise in implementing Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) pilot and prototyping activities for the Navy Maritime Maintenance Enterprise Solution – Technical Refresh (NMMES-TR) project, while coordinating with multiple program offices and various functional stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and deliver an Agile development methodology appropriate for this effort, incorporating use of and collaboration with the NMMES-TR user community and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

  • Develop and execute a schedule that incorporate Agile processes appropriate for this effort

  • Assist program manager in preparing for tailored Systems Engineering Technical Review (SETR) events and milestones, such as:

  • Design Review (Systems Functional Review/Preliminary Design Review)

  • Multiple Design Reviews with a security focus

  • Test Review

  • Physical/Functional Configuration Audit

  • Develop and deliver the following CDRLs:

  • Presentation Materials

  • Report

  • Record of Meeting/Minutes

  • Collaborate with Government and external stakeholders to develop and deliver Use Cases, features, user stories, and manage system backlog

  • Coordinate with testers to develop test cases/script

  • Prioritize customer requirements to develop a roadmap for the rationalization/consolidation and migration against the NMMES-TR high-level incremental release strategy

  • Catalyze organization and team’s continuous improvement through teaching and leadership in transparency, balance, flow, respect, customer focus, collaboration and agreement

  • Provide maturity assessments for external customers at the organization and team levels

  • Facilitate training workshops ranging from technical to business practices

  • Collaborate with business development and customers to design and implement transformation engagements

  • Act as a gentle reminder of process and discipline for software delivery teams

  • Facilitate a variety of ceremonies such as retrospectives and project kick-off activities as an objective third party

  • One-on-one skills mentoring as needed to drive all stakeholders to a level playing field

  • Lead by example with personal discipline and continuous improvement

  • Analyze and baseline existing Integrated Master Schedule to optimize it within constraints

  • Participate in weekly Integrated Project Team (IPT) meetings

  • Analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications

  • Decompose user requirements to map to traceability matrix for assignment to resources

  • Documentation will be developed to capture the agreed upon design and detailed level information during sprint cycles.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent experience

  • 5 years of pragmatic software development and delivery experience

  • 3 years in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) transformation role

  • Experience in delivery teams using a variety of Agile practices:

  • Stand-ups

  • Pairing

  • Continuous integration

  • Continuous delivery

  • Retrospectives

  • Whole-team approach

  • Secret security clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to travel

  • Ability to facilitate retrospectives, project kick-off activities and other ceremonies

  • Ability to effectively gain buy-in and teach practices, principles and values

  • Strong communication skills at all levels of an organization

  • Exhibit natural servant leadership skills and attitude

  • Deep understanding of Kanban Method other reflective-improvement frameworks

  • Broad understanding of agile methodologies including Scrum, XP, and SAFe

  • Continuous learner and natural teacher

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Alexandria

Organization: Kapsuun Group, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Nicolas Otth
Req ID: 1900004083