Leidos is seeking an Product Owner Intern in the Charlottesville, VA.
JOB DESCRIPTION:Come put your product skills into action! The Leidos Defense Group has openings for talented Product Owners to come work in our state of the art facility in Charlottesville, VA. During your internship, you will support and guide the definition, implementation, and delivery of programs focused on modernizing a variety of software systems. The selected candidate will leverage their skills to provide oversight, guidance, management support, and other related duties in one or more phases of software systems development, system integration, or system sustainment.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:An Intern Project Owner is accountable for managing the product backlog for software projects and in that capacity must perform the following activities:•Translate often confusing, incomplete, or contradictory requirements into a clear, concise, and consolidated product backlog.•Clearly define and prioritize product backlog items, including establishing acceptance criteria in close collaboration with external and internal project stakeholders.•Ensure the product backlog is visible and transparent so stakeholders can easily understand what the project team is developing now and will develop in the future.•Communicate with the development team(s) to ensure a consistent and unambiguous understanding of all items in the product backlog so that implementation meets the intent of each requirement.•Assist in system architecting, trade-off analyses, development of detailed design artifacts, defining the project’s test and delivery strategy, and supporting the project manager.•Draft and maintain the necessary engineering plans, processes, and procedures to communicate engineering processes with internal and external program stakeholders.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:-Actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a 3.0 GPA.-Experience with high-level software system design and development of design artifacts.-Excellent problem solving and analysis skills, including the ability to logically create structure and order from unstructured inputs.-Self-starter that is able to work independently while possessing the communication skills to work collaboratively with software development teams and external customers.-Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.-Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.-Must be a U.S. Citizen.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:-Familiarity with Agile software management and continuous integration and continuous delivery practices.-Familiarity with system requirements management, including requirements gathering and decomposition.-Familiarity with Agile software management tools such as Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Intern Technical
Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00065224
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.