Agile Systems Engineer, Senior
Company: The MITRE Corporation
Posted on: June 13, 2021
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Our Agile Systems Engineering team deploys the principles and
philosophy of Agile Design and Engineering to maximize mission and
This is an opportunity for highly-motivated, adaptive and
self-directed candidates interested in making an impact and doing
meaningful work on complex government problems. This role will help
government sponsors adopt and/or tailor any contingent of Agile
methodologies, while leveraging systems engineering practices. You
will contribute to problem identification and for government
customers in collaboration with stakeholders from private, federal,
state and local sectors.
Specific responsibilities will include:
- Provide transformation assistance and guidance to Federal
agencies using Agile approaches including Kanban, Scrum, SAFe,
Lean, DAD, LESS, or other suitable agile approaches.
- Assist government leaders in defining the context, problem
space and vision to determine capabilities, priorities, road maps,
transformation plans and next steps.
- Assist in the development of agile processes, plans and
architectures at the department and agency business level,
identifying their core competencies, defining measures, and
- Support projects, programs, federal departments and agencies in
transitioning to agile and incremental delivery cycles,
recommending appropriate team structures, processes, methods,
metrics and reporting structures.
- Bachelor degree in a technical major (computer science, systems
engineering, information systems, etc.) or equivalent engineering
- 5+ years work experience applying agile methodologies (e.g.,
Scaled Agile Framework, Disciplined Agile Development, Scrum etc.)
in various domains such as healthcare, defense and security, and
- Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a US
- Documented success using Agile engineering practices (e.g.
Scrum, Feature and Test Driven Development, DevOps, Lean, Lean Six
Sigma, Lean Startup, Spiral, Iterative, etc.). Examples are
encouraged to be brought/made available at an interview.
- Ability to define, develop, and deliver high quality work
products. Examples are encouraged to be brought/made available at
- Experience using agile collaboration and engineering
- Strong presentation, communication and facilitation skills
- Experience working with a Government departments or agency is
preferred, but experience working on Agile Transformation and Rapid
Application Design or Prototyping projects in other complex
environments may be considered.
- MS in technical major (e.g., computer science, systems
engineering, information systems, etc.)
- Qualified candidates holding current / active US Government
security clearance(s) highly preferred
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