Pyramid Systems, Inc.

  • Innovation Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 days ago(2/20/2020 11:06 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1327
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Pyramid Labs, a R&D unit of Pyramid Systems, is actively seeking a Innovation Manager to lead and manage Incubation as-a Service program, that strives to transform innovative ideas into high value capabilities through rapid prototyping. The Innovation Manager, will build and manage a portfolio of prototyping initiatives working in close collaboration with a cross-functional technical team of engineers and analysts. In addition to managing the technical team, the Innovation Manager will act as the ambassador for the Pyramid Labs team interfacing with customers, partners and delivery teams, to cultivate innovation and elevate mission capabilities.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead and manage Pyramid Labs team composed of cross-functional engineers including Cloud, Data Science, DevOps and Full Stack engineers
    • Engage with customers, delivery teams and BD/Capture on various innovation prototyping initiatives
    • Facilitate ideation and design thinking across the organization through workshops and seminars
    • Drive refinement and selection of high value ideas through a prototyping phase to produce a functional MVP
    • Present and demonstrate prototypes to customers and stakeholders to evaluate traction and feasibility
    • Convert high value feasible prototypes into accelerators and implementation projects
    • Train, coach and mentor technical labs team on values of leadership, learning and sharing

    Qualifications

    • Strong hands-on experience managing technical software development projects
    • Knowledge and familiarity with Lean Startup and Evolutionary Design
    • Deep understanding of agile methods and practices including Scrum, Kanban and XP
    • Servant leader and facilitator capable of eliminating roadblocks and focused on outcomes
    • Good understanding of modern software development practices and cloud platforms
    • Hands-on familiarity with agile management tools such as JIRA and Confluence
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with good public speaking skills

    Pyramid is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.

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