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    The ideal candidate for this position has experience working in an Agile development, or similar approach, environment to manage business requirements with users. This position starts at a salary of $117,191 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Grant Programs Directorate team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will provide expert level business and technical support and guidance to the agency relating to a variety of functions for an Agile development effort. Typical assignments include:

    • Facilitating the process of managing, planning, scheduling and controlling a software build through different stages and environments; including testing and deploying software releases.
    • Managing the workflows of the overall product strategy, release process, and development roadmap.
    • Overseeing the business architecture and release management of development efforts which are part of the release process including planning, refinement, review, and retrospection.
    • Managing product backlog through prioritization of business requirements and user stories. This may involve writing product backlog items with acceptance criteria and understanding program priority to order them to achieve the product vision.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position may require non-emergency travel (25%).

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544188100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.