SAFe Product Owner (Cyber)

Dulles, Virginia, United States


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SAFe Product Owner (Cyber)

Location: Dulles, VA

Must have an active Secret Security Clearance

Node is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission-critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.

Node is seeking a SAFe Product Owner (Cyber) to support the design, development, and deployment of enterprise collaboration tools.

Responsibilities Include:

• Collaborating with prospective users and clients to understand and anticipate their needs translate them into product requirements and develop user stories

• Leading and collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as an Agile Release Train (ART) lead responsible for the integration and maintenance of advanced, cloud-based (AWS, Azure) cybersecurity software capabilities

• Leading and facilitating program & team-related Agile events (PI Planning, Release Governance, Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning, etc.) while maintaining all artifacts (Backlogs, Decisions, Priorities, 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 team’s authority or require support from other teams

• Fostering a collaborative team environment through coaching & leading appropriately

• Led and faciliting preparation & readiness for ART events & assisted teams in preparation for ART activities (e.g., PI Planning, System Demos, inspection and adapt, etc.)

• Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design, test, and implementation of advanced cybersecurity software 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

• Leading or participating in trade studies to determine improvements to system capabilities

• Defining the vision for the team’s product and creating a product roadmap based on this vision


Required Skills:

• U.S. Citizenship

Active Secret (S) clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

• Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

10+ years’ experience in software development experience

• 6+ years’ experience with Agile software development programs

• Proven leadership skills in managing enterprise tools

• Demonstrated experience with Lean-Agile principles, metrics, and technology and/or experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

• Demonstrated experience enabling teams to self-organize, self-manage, and deliver capabilities via effective lean-Agile practices

• Able to effectively work as a leader, in a group, or as an individual contributor

• Experience working in an Agile development environment in a leadership role - Ability to create a vision and lead teams on large- and small-scale activities

• Must be able to work collaboratively across Value Streams

• Working knowledge of the full Atlassian product suite

Desired Skills:

• Knowledge and experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or similar framework

• Experience and/or familiarity with DevSecOps, Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) concepts - Experience integrating with CI/CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Cloudbees, Terraform, Ansible, etc.

• Knowledge of AWS and/or Azure cloud architectures leveraging Kubernetes

• Technical understanding of cybersecurity attack techniques and associated mitigation techniques

Required Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline is required.

Desired Certifications:

- AWS Cloud Practitioner, AWS Solutions Architect

- 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)

Company Overview:
Node Digital is an independent Digital Automation & Cognitive Engineering company that integrates best-of-breed technologies to accelerate business impact.

Our Core Values help us in our mission. They include:


Identifying the~RIGHT PEOPLE~and developing them to their full capabilities

Our customer’s “Mission” is our “Mission”. Our~MISSION FIRST~approach is designed to keep our customers fully engaged while becoming their trusted partner

We believe in~SIMPLIFYING~complex problems with a relentless focus on agile delivery excellence

Our mantra is “~Simple*Secure*Speed~” in the delivery of innovative services and solutions


  • Medical (100% Coverage for Employee)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life (100% Coverage for Employee)
  • Health Saving Account
  • 401K
  • Three weeks of PTO
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Pre-Approved Online Training
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Tags: Agile Ansible Automation AWS Azure CI/CD Clearance Cloud Computer Science DevSecOps Governance Kubernetes Risk assessment Scrum Security Clearance Terraform TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: Health care Team events

Regions: Africa North America
Country: United States
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