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Software Engineer

Dulles, VA
Responsibilities Include:
Leading and collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as an Agile Release Train (ART) lead responsible for developing advanced, leading-edge, cloud-oriented automation and orchestration architectures that provide rigorous, self-validating cybersecurity capabilities to a major U.S. Government customer
Leading and facilitating program & team-related Agile events (PI Planning, Release Governance, Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning, etc.) while maintaining all artifacts (Backlogs, Decisions, Blockers, etc.)
Eliminating impediments and actively addressing issues so that the team can remain focused on achieving the objectives of the Program Increment (PI)
Escalating as needed when blocking issues are beyond a teams authority or require support from other teams
Fostering a collaborative team environment through coaching & leading appropriately
Leading and facilitating preparation & readiness for ART events & assisting teams in preparation for ART activities (e.g., PI Planning, System Demos, Inspect & Adapt, etc.)
Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test and implementation of advanced cybersecurity infrastructure capabilities
Review high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product training
Development of risk assessments and risk mitigation countermeasures
Defining and communicating a shared technical and architectural vision
Leading Agile Scrum teams in the system design and implementation of advanced, cloud-oriented autonomous cybersecurity capabilities
Interfacing directly with customers, stakeholders, and end-users regarding capability architectures, requirements, use cases, and stories to derive, develop and decompose next-cycle updates and specifications.
Full lifecycle oversight of requirements driven automation architecture

MANDATORY SKILLS: Proven leadership skills and meaningful experience successfully leading projects
Demonstrated experience with Lean-Agile principles, metrics, and technology and/or experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Lean Thinking, Lean Six Sigma
Experience communicating with senior leadership, either at Customer, VP, or Director levels
Ability to shape key stakeholder direction and influence outcomes through the analysis of information and identification of relevant facts
Independently driven, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
10+ years of professional experience in a technology related field
5+ years direct experience in either complex autonomous package builds, autonomous api driven backends, infrastructure automation and orchestration, event driven micro-service architectures, orchestrated infrastructure automation, or configuration driven deployments
2+ years of experience in either AWS, MS Azure or GCP
Strong working knowledge of either multi-environment autonomous orchestration, automation tooling, pipeline deployments, or software application integration
Required Education: Bachelors degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Experience leading teams and projects at either the tech lead or product owner level
Familiarity with Jenkins, Artifactory, Jira, Git, Ansible, Chef, AWS lambda, terraform or cloud native tools like CloudFormation
Programming experience (Java, Javascript, .Net, Python, or Ruby)
Familiarity with using, updating, and programmatically manipulating Linux and Windows
Experience with NTP, DNS, Networking, LDAP, or Software repositories
Experience with branching and release strategies, CI/CD Pipelines,
AWS cloud technology knowledge and implementation experience
Experience designing and implementing event driven microservice architectures
Experience in technical oversight of individuals and projects
Experience working in DevOps and/or DevSecOps environments
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge and experience
Experience with agile tools, including Jira and Jira Align
Desired Certifications:
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
Certifications related to Agile development and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, SAFe Agilist (SA), SAFe Practitioner (SP) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

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