Senior Discipline Engineer – Remote, RIVERDALE, MD


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Riverdale, Maryland

Full time

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Senior Discipline Engineer – Remote

Job Posting Description

KBR is looking for a Sr Discipline Engineer to support our custom cloud platform that hosts innovative tools. These tools that allow scientists and students alike to discover, transform, update and improve the quality of Earth Science data in the pursuit of solving a wide range of environmental and socio-economic issues. The Sr Discipline Engineer is the servant leader for the Cloud engineering team and is responsible for developing and leading a high-performing, multi-discipline team, instilling in them a clear vision and a passion delivery high quality code on time. The Sr Discipline Engineer plays a leading role in fulfilling the vision, driving the implementation of the Earth Data Cloud and ensuring SAFe standards are followed by the team. The top candidate will be skilled at not only ensuring timely and quality delivery of code but also have the ability to inspire and lead a motivated high preforming team.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

Lead the scrum team in using the SAFe methodology and Agile scrum practices
Support the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction and business value
Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization; resolve conflicts; manage risk; and escalate when appropriate
Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
Design and implement Key Performance Indicators; drive towards data driven decisioning
Help the scrum and development teams to identify and improvements in the SAFe framework

Required Skills

Previous experience leading a scrum team within the SAFe or Agile at Scale construct
Ability to analyze and think quickly; resolve conflict; intellectually curious
Solid understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle and experience with successful Agile techniques
Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Humble, empathetic and team oriented

Desired Skills

Good understanding of Cloud engineering solutions and services
Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
Working knowledge of project management tools such as Atlassian stack
Experience defining and visualizing key performance indictors

Required Education & Experience:

Must have a bachelor’s degree in a technical major, such as engineering or computer science, and 5 years direct experience.


This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. All candidates must be able to pass a National Agency Clearance with Inquires (NACI) screening
This position may work remotely. Relocation is NOT available. Quarterly travel for a few days may be required as COVID restrictions are lifted.


KBR Benefits​

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule.  We support career advancement through professional training and development.​

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Inclusion and Diversity at KBR​

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture.  These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company.  That commitment is central to our team of team’s philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations.  Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems.  We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.  We Deliver – Together. ​

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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR / Equal Opportunity Employer

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