Enterprise Agile Strategist
General overview of the project(s)
SAIC has an opportunity for an Enterprise Agile Strategist in Lanham, MD! This role offers flexible work from home options. It is currently 100% telework during the Covid 19 pandemic. However, potential work may be required at the customer site 2 days per week in Lanham, MD (near New Carrollton metro station) after the pandemic.
Embed an agile culture across organizations, portfolios or programs using techniques from a wide range of agile and lean methodologies and agile scaling frameworks, but be methodology and agile scaling framework agnostic
Help to create an open and trust-based environment, which enables a focus on delivery and facilitates continuous improvement across teams, portfolios and the full organization
Assess the culture of the organization and delivery processes in place to identify improvements and facilitate these improvements with the right type of support
Showcase relevant tools and techniques such as strategizing, coaching, advising, workshops, and mentoring
Train and mentor organizational leadership in the challenges and approaches to an Agile Transformation
Work collaboratively with agency experts and thought leaders to identify and develop Agile standards and practices, while leveraging industry, agency, and other government best practices
Present executive-style briefings to senior leadership
Develop presentations and training for senior-level clients and decision-makers
Engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
Develop clear lines of escalation, in agreement with leadership and senior managers
Ensure any stakeholder can easily find out an accurate and current project or program status, without too much disruption to delivery
Work effectively with other suppliers and agencies
Equip staff with the ability, tools and techniques to coach others
Bachelors and eighteen (18) years or more of related experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and eight years(8) or more experience.
Multiple Agile Certifications
Agile transformation experience at a large organization
Expertise in multiple Agile frameworks
Experience advising clients in IT strategy
Workshop facilitation, course/class instruction, and/or training delivery
Federal government agency experience
Excellent verbal and written communication
Proficiency in MS Office and PowerPoint
Proficiency in using remote tools/communications
An IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) must be obtainable via IRS Security.
Candidate MUST NOT have any outstanding tax debt obligations.
An IRS MBI is not required before the work start date.
U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residence required.