Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC


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.

Job Description:

The Delivery Manager sets up teams for successful delivery by removing obstacles (or blockers to progress), constantly helping the team to become more self-organizing, and enabling the work the team does rather than impose how it’s done. He/She manages one or more agile projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multidisciplinary, high-skilled digital team. Adept at delivering complex digital projects, breaking down barriers to the team, and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen when needed.  The Delivery Manager defines project delivery needs and feeds these into the portfolio/program process to enable resources to be appropriately allocated.


Core responsibilities:

  • Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently.
  • Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories.
  • Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process -- prioritizing the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team.
  • Matrix-managing a multi-disciplinary team.
  • 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.


Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in Agile continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) in Federal government system delivery setting transitioning from legacy to modernizing applications
  • Experience leading multiple Agile teams concurrently
  • Bachelor’s Degree
PREFERERED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
  • SAFe RTE, strong understanding of Agile
  • Experience leading teams with current technical Agile practices to include test automation, code reviews, CI/CD pipeline
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. 

Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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DC,DC - Washington
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