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Agile Lead - REMOTE USA

Company: Mandiant
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions. Mandiant's approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills---confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.

Job Description

Mandiant is looking for a talented Agile lead to join the Data Science and Data Engineering team. The Agile Lead will be responsible for implementing Agile development initiatives. This person will have a strong understanding and working knowledge of Agile methodologies and frameworks (with direct experience in Scrum and Kanban highly desired), with an emphasis on implementing Agile in a manner that is compatible with the company's culture and technical environment, and will coach others through the process to learn and embrace Agile.

What You Will Do:
Lead 2 or more concurrent teams - manage and facilitate daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo, retrospective meetings and proactively resolve blocking issues as required
In conjunction with the product owner, proactively manage the backlog of stories, tasks, and defects
Mentor teams on Agile methodologies and foundational values and principles
Assist in quarterly planning across all work and functional areas
Manage, document, and track development team progress and metrics; ensure milestones are reached and deadlines are met throughout the project lifecycle
Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, product managers, product owners, software engineers, and infrastructure team members
Act as a catalyst to achieve successful product releases and project completion


Minimum Requirements:
Minimum of 3+ years of experience in the Agile Lead role for a software development team diligently applying Agile principles and practices
Must have One or more relevant certifications: Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) -
Understanding of multiple SDLC methodologies, with an emphasis on Agile (Scrum and Kanban)
Proficiency with Atlassian tools preferred: Jira, Confluence, Structure
Proven experience with widely practiced Agile techniques, including: Release Planning, User Stories, Backlog Management, Sizing & Estimation, Continuous Integration

Desired Qualification:
Ability to assess the Scrum maturity of the team and to advise how to reach higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
Highly organized and detail oriented
Experience working with geographically dispersed teams

Additional Information

At Mandiant we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Minimum Salary: $110,000. Final salary will be determined commensurately with cost of living, experience level, and/or any other legally permissible considerations.

Incentive Compensation: Eligibility for annual bonus subject to individual and company performance; eligibility for award of Restricted Stock Units subject to eligibility requirements, approval from Mandiant's Compensation Committee, and vesting terms

Benefits: Employer subsidized benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance.---Subject to eligibility requirements, Mandiant also offers the ability to participate in 401(k), Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Dependent Care Spending Accounts, and Employee Stock Purchase Program.---Mandiant also provides Paid Time Off, Flexible Paid Sick Time, and Paid Holidays.
Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20)

Keywords: Mandiant, San Antonio , Agile Lead - REMOTE USA, IT / Software / Systems , San Antonio, Texas

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