Sotera Defense Solutions

[DAES – CHARCS] Senior System Development Lead – CHARCS Team (SSES NG LC SYE-S)

US-AZ-Fort Huachuca | US-AZ-Sierra Vista
3 months ago
ID
2017-9529
Category
Information Technology
Clearance
Secret

Description

Join our DCGS-A engineering and sustainment services Counterintelligence Human Intelligence Automated Reporting and Collection System (CHARCS) sustainment team. The CHARCS sustainment team provides the SEC all system specific necessary functions to complete their critical PM sustainment support activities. Types of support provided by the team include Engineering Management, Development Management, Test/Quality Assurance Engineering (T/QAE), and Technical Writing.

The team supports all system specific development areas inside the CHARCS baselines including the following types of artifact solution development: Architecture, Infrastructure, Software, Database, Web, and Software. Solution development occurs within the SEC PPSS software development lifecycle. Additionally the team is responsible for communicating with field support elements to resolve critical issues in a timely and effective manner.

Responsibilities

As the Senior System Development Lead, you will work with a team of system specific software developers and infrastructure management professionals to create predictable and high quality results from each software development activity. The primary objective of the development lead is to help the system specific development team in building self-organizing, self-managing scrum teams to achieve predictable delivery of releases. The system lead will help implement, enforce, and improve Scrum practices based on the SAFe Agile methodology as well as identify and eliminate impediments. The lead role is also responsible for assisting the development team in organizing and facilitating release and sprint planning sessions, daily stand-up meetings, sprint demos, retrospectives, story grooming sessions, and any other Scrum-related meetings.  Specifically, you will:

  • Organize and facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-ups, Sprint reviews, retrospectives and demos with team and Product Owner/stakeholders
  • Coaching team members on agile principles and providing general guidance on agile best practices.
  • Ensure core agile principles are followed and practiced within the scrum teams
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress to their teams and management
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution 
  • Make recommendations for continuous improvement to enhance productivity, responsiveness, and quality
  • Assist key business users (product owners) with backlog creation, grooming and prioritization
  • Identify and remove impediments to prevent distractions
  • Notify the contract wide ScrumMaster quickly and effectively of any issues identified that could negatively affect software delivery

 

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • A technical bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional work experience is required (No degree substitution with years of experience)
  • At least 2 years’ experience leading a development project in a Department of Defense software development environment
  • At least 2 years software development experience in CHARCS
  • Ability to understand and communicate technical issues at a high level
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal communication skills with multiple levels of stakeholders
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certified (baseline security certification i.e. CompTIA Security+ce) and (technical computing environment training or certification i.e. Server+) prior to start of work
  • Secret Clearance Required. TS/SCI Eligibility needed based on final work assignment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in either a technical or management discipline
  • At least 1 direct year of DCGS-A experience with successful Agile techniques: such as Affinity Estimating, User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Agile Games
  • DoD 8570 qualifying certification in a coding language or supporting OS / DB
  • Demonstrated experience in a coding language such as JAVA, C, or others
  • Experience with code repository management systems
  • Experience with several individual development environments IDEs
  • Specific understanding of at least three of the DCGS-A family of systems
  • Experience with development in both Microsoft and Linux environments
  • Experience working in / managing a VMware ESXi virtualized DoD lab environment
  • Experience working in / managing a VMware vCloud virtualized DoD lab environment

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About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.

 

Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at recruiting@soteradefense.com.  

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