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Octo Consulting Group Product Delivery Lead in Reston, Virginia

You…

As a Product Delivery Lead with Octo, you will lead the development, implementation and execution of IT governance policies and coordinate release management activities that promote the continuous delivery of value for a Federal Client.

Us…

We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking, agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client’s missions.

The Program Mission…

The mission of our client is to maximize communications and strategically implement processes by working to effectively translate business and technical requirements and to architect, design, implement and operate the client’s organization.

Specifics…

  • Conduct detailed analysis on IT governance policies and procedures and develop an approach that will help ensure consistent and efficient application of policies across the program; specifically focused on DevSecOps methods, microservice best practices, CI/CD and release management

  • Provide expert recommendations for effective implementation of federal regulations and IT governance based on in-depth understanding of statues and experience with industry best practices

  • Assist with creating and updating governance artifacts and any relevant instructional guides/process documentation

  • Assist in assessing the performance management program and its outcomes to ensure that goals are consistently being measured against metrics in an effective and efficient manner

  • Coordinate deployment activities with client stakeholders and development teams including deployment timelines, checklists, branching techniques and approvals

Requirements...

  • Understanding of Agile Principles and Practices (Certifications in SAFe a plus)

  • Experience with large, multi-team, multi-vendor, complex IT projects and organizations

  • Experience interacting with agency Senior IT Executives

  • Personal communication style that encourages teamwork when engaging stakeholders with a myriad of agendas, requirements, and constraints

  • Excellent organization and communication skills (writing, speaking, listening)

  • Ability to self-manage tasks and work effectively, both independently and in teams, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting established quality standards

  • Working experience with Atlassian Jira and Confluence

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with AWS Services

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and orchestration tools such as Jenkins

Years of Experience: 7+ years of post-collegiate profession experience

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline

Location: Reston, VA

Clearance: Ability to obtain a Public Trust

Requirements...

  • Understanding of Agile Principles and Practices (Certifications in SAFe a plus)

  • Experience with large, multi-team, multi-vendor, complex IT projects and organizations

  • Experience interacting with agency Senior IT Executives

  • Personal communication style that encourages teamwork when engaging stakeholders with a myriad of agendas, requirements, and constraints

  • Excellent organization and communication skills (writing, speaking, listening)

  • Ability to self-manage tasks and work effectively, both independently and in teams, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting established quality standards

  • Working experience with Atlassian Jira and Confluence

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with AWS Services

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and orchestration tools such as Jenkins

Years of Experience: 7+ years of post-collegiate profession experience

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline

Location: Reston, VA

Clearance: Ability to obtain a Public Trust

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