Technical Delivery Manager

Technical Delivery Manager

  • Washington DC
  • Engineering

Improbable Defense, building on the backbone of SpatialOS, has combined world class scientific modeling, market leading AI, mission specific user interfaces and a uniquely flexible and secure deployment model to create a powerful simulation platform tailored to the needs of the war fighter.

Our mission? To enable the most realistic and effective military simulations ever experienced, making defense users more effective on operations and decreasing the cost of military preparedness. The team in Arlington, VA is focused on applying our technology to solve real world problems within Government and Industry.

At Improbable, you are surrounded by people who want to improve everything and everyone around them, and who compel you to improve yourself. We’re motivated by the fulfillment of solving hard problems to achieve something profound and transformative.

Your Mission

Improbable is building a US Government team in Arlington, VA  to deliver on a number of active projects within the federal space. This team is composed of experienced, versatile and entrepreneurial Individuals who want to help solve our customers’ most critical challenges.

Part project manager, part scrum master, a Technical Delivery Manager at Improbable sits cross-functionally across our Engineering teams. You will be accountable for the delivery of multiple internal and external projects and effectively anticipating, tracking, and communicating both timelines and risks to the wider business.

Areas for Impact

  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies for internal and external project teamsCreate and implement process frameworks that enhance the output of our teams
  • Collaborate with other Improbable TDMs to champion Agile principles and KPIs across the engineering organization to improve our processes and the quality of our product
  • Serve as a central point of coordination among project teams to reduce meeting overhead and increase developer efficiency 
  • Provide a clear communication and coordination channel between our Engineering teams, customer teams, and partners.
  • Engage with our Product team to aid accurate specification and delivery targets and ensure customer feedback is delivered accurately.
  • Identify and communicate project risks to program management and engineering leadership

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with any of the following

  • A mission-focused delivery mindset that drives you to go above and beyond for our customers
  • Demonstrated experience using Scrum and Kanban methodologies to deliver operational software to government customers
  • Advanced user of Agile collaboration tools like JIRA and Confluence
  • Demonstrated experience managing cross-functional project teams
  • Passionate about project management and delighting customers with high quality products
  • High level of emotional intelligence and excellent communication skills.
  • Advanced critical thinking skills to proactively implement solutions to project issues or arm relevant stakeholders with data necessary to make informed decisions
  • Ability to collaborate with engineers at a technical level to understand and communicate impacts of material technical decisions
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive customer relationships to effectively manage expectations and champion the Improbable value proposition
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!
Equal Opportunity
The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that’s why our teams at Improbable are made up of an incredible range of talented people. Improbable is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions and lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.