Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Springfield, VA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.
We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.
Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.
The Agile Project Manager will lead a variety of projects for a large data center operations program. Projects will include implementation of Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) processes, automation of operational functions, resiliency efforts, and other operational improvements. The Project Manager will have the opportunity to interface with technical resources, business owners, and client leadership.
Basic Skills & Qualifications:
- 3+ years of experience with Agile Project Management (Scrum Master or Agile coach) and BS degree (or additional 4 years)
- Experience operating as a Scrum Master within a IT infrastructure operations environment
- Demonstrated experience acting as Agile Coach for multiple teams concurrently
- Experience with Scrum & Kanban methodologies
- Expert knowledge of Jira Software and writing JQL queries
- Related Agile Certification from Scrum Alliance or similar organization
- Experience with Agile adoption for large programs
- Experience with Jira Portfolio and the Jira structure (Jira Add-ons)
- Experience with Scaled Agile Framework environments (SAFe)
- Experience with EazyBI & Big Picture Jira Add-ins
- Certifications: Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI); Certified Scrum Practitioner (Scrum Alliance)
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