Requirements Manager Product Owner-Senior

Introduction to ADVANA

IVERTIX supports many state-of-the-art Data Platforms for its Government and defense clients using cutting edge technologies available today in the cloud. These data platforms enable the organizations to support their mission critical initiatives leveraging advanced data analytics and machine learning capabilities. 

Advana is a multi-domain technology platform which offers military and business decision makers, analysts, and users at all levels unprecedented access to authoritative enterprise data and structured analytics in a scalable, reliable, and secure environment. It offers platform-, data analytics-, and data science-as-a-service tools to complete analysis and data exploration and data visualization capabilities. Using one central data platform with right-time data, data tools, and other self-service products, the goal of Advana is to simplify solutions and put the power of analytics in the pocket of every analyst and decision-making authority at the Department of Defense.

The Senior-Level Requirements Manager – Role Description & Requirements

In an increasingly connected world, massive amounts of structured and unstructured data open up endless opportunities. At Advana, our leadership spends their days ensuring teams are fully developed and executing on mission critical work, coordinating across all of our teams using principles of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). 

The Senior-Level Requirements Manager expects the candidate to be able to quickly understand complex technical requirements, distill those into user stories in the Jira backlog, manage and maintain the Jira backlog, including the creation and prioritization of tickets, and the ability to communicate and moderate conversations around backlog’s prioritization. This person serves as the “buffer” between the team and stakeholders to ensure that the technical team and focus on the deliverables while you navigate the stakeholders, customers, clients, leadership, and all involved parties. If you have a strong desire to lead a technical team and have the drive to be the champion of thought organization in a fast paced and challenging environment, this position is for you.

What we’re looking for: 

  • A person who appreciates the opportunity to be independent, creative and challenged. 
  • An individual with a curious mind, passionate about solving problems quickly and bringing innovative ideas to the table.
  • A thoughtful leader, able to coordinate and communicate effectively to get the job done.
  • A passionate leader, able to inspire a team to meet challenging goals and deliver excellence.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience managing projects, processes, and teams delivering web-based systems 
  • 2+ years experience as a Product Owner 
  • Strong experience creating and delivering client briefings and status reports, specifically Senior Federal Leadership
  • Proven ability to build relationships with managers, product managers, and product/system owners
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including coordination and presentations
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Ability to be onsite in the Crystal City/Alexandria, VA region 4-5 days a week
  • BA or BS degree or compensating experience

Additional Qualifications Considered:

  • 2+ years experience with Atlassian Jira
  • 2+ years experience with Agile @ Scale (SAFe, DAD, etc)
  • Experience with supporting program activities using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with teaching and consulting teams on the adoption of Agile methodology
  • 1+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud, SC2S, and/or C2S
  • Experience with Data Analytics, Big Data, and/or process automation
  • Experience in JIRA administration, workflow development, and ticket configuration
  • PMP certification
  • Agile Coaching certification 
  • AWS certification (Cloud Practitioner, Solutions Architect, or DevOps)

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