MAXIMUS

  • Agile Program Analyst

    Job Locations US-MD-Lanham
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/25/2018 2:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-32224
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

     

    We are seeking an Agile Program Analyst to join our team to support our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client located in New Carrollton MD. Our client wants our staff on site providing support at the IRS facility 3 days a week, Tuesday through Thursday but other 2 days you can work at home! The IRS facility is conveniently located directly across the street from the New Carrollton Metro station!

    Responsibilities

    MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.  

    We are seeking an Agile Program Analyst to join our team to support our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client located in New Carrollton MD. Our client wants our staff on site providing support at the IRS facility 3 days a week, Tuesday through Thursday but other 2 days you can work at home! The IRS facility is conveniently located directly across the street from the New Carrollton Metro station!

    • Coordinate and facilitate Agile product backlog definition and refinement meetings for new/enhanced IRS web applications by working with the PMO, IRS business customers, and product managers/owners
    • Prepare Powerpoint slides for product backlog definition and refinement meetings
    • Provide frequent status updates on all activities to IRS PMO management and Team Lead
    • Support standard program management processes such as communications, requirements, risk, and change management; lead process meetings
    • Assist with development of standard IRS enterprise life cycle artifacts including writing and coordination of artifact review and approval process

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, business, or other relevant area from an accredited college or university
    • At least five (5) years of related experience
    • Master’s degree may be substituted for two (2) years of experience
    • With High School diploma at least twelve (12) years of experience
    • Knowledgeable and proficient in IT project management methodologies, procedures and processes
    • Two (2) years minimum experience in a key role applying Agile concepts and practices; for example, as a member of an Agile Scrum team
    • Proficiency with Microsoft suite required, including Powerpoint, Word, and Excel
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work well independently or in a team setting
    • Must be flexible and adaptable with respect to work assignments
    • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Experience with use of IBM Rational CLM or similar tool used in an Agile SDLC preferred
    • Agile certification such as Certified Scrum Master preferred

    Physical Requirements:
    • Work is performed in a fast-paced office environment with a low to moderate noise level

    Additional Requirements as per contract/client:
    • Candidates must meet requirements to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI clearance is a plus)
    • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years, and be Federal Tax compliant

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.
    • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
    • Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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