Job Description

Remote Work:
Hybrid
Job Number:
R0201368
Location:
McLean,VA,US
Additional Locations:
  • Annapolis Junction, Maryland, USA
  • San Antonio, Texas, USA
Product Owner, Lead

Key Role:

Leverage expertise in cyber operations and a deep understanding of Agile methodologies, particularly within the context of large-scale software development programs. Assume responsibility for defining and prioritizing user stories, managing the product backlog, and collaborating with stakeholders to ensure alignment with mission objectives and operational requirements. Demonstrate in-depth understanding of Agile processes, manage and execute backlog refining sessions for sprint teams, and provide recommendations based on metrics evaluated. Work with the client for backlog grooming, including prioritization. Ensure prioritization of features and capabilities with the customer to ensure higher priority items are identified and implemented first. Serve the client and Scrum teams by guiding the team on how to use Agile processes. Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external customers. Provide leadership to ensure the Scrum team attains the most value from a self-organized team. Take responsibility for impediments, including resolving impediments, providing guidance for removing impediments, and escalating impediments to ensure quick resolution. Facilitate technical discussions, decision making, impediment resolution, and conflict resolution. Ensure transparency from client to Scrum team by facilitating internal and external communication. Perform continual assessment of the maturity of the Scrum team and provide coaching and insight in support of greater maturity. Commit to continuous process improvement, including active facilitation of reviews and retrospectives, and incorporation of lessons learned for future sprints. Coach a development team to their highest performance level, while ensuring the Scrum project is successfully progressed. Ensure Scrum principles and approaches are understood correctly by the team and key stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:  

  • 8+ years of experience in software development
  • 2+ years of experience in a Product Owner role
  • Experience working in a SAFe Agile environment
  • Experience using Atlassian tools such as Jira and Confluence, and advanced road maps for product roadmaps
  • Knowledge of military cyber operations, including tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), tools, and technologies
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) processes and methodologies, including Agile, Scrum, and DevOps, and regulations, standards, and frameworks such as NIST, RMF, and DoD cybersecurity requirements
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a product backlog, make data-driven decisions, and drive product delivery to meet mission objectives
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Ability to obtain Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or Certified Agile Professional Certification within 6 months of hire date

Additional Qualifications:  

  • Experience working in a government or defense contracting SAFe Agile environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse stakeholders, including military personnel, government agencies, and contractors
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation and stakeholder management skills
  • Master's degree in CS, IT, or Cybersecurity
  • SAFe Product Owner or Product Manager (POPM) Certification

Clearance:  

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $96,600.00 to $220,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

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