SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Development Environment Lead

    Job Location US-VA-McLean
    Job Type
    Immediate Hire
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a Development Environment Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified candidate will become part of Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers.


    This position requires excellent interpersonal skills to be able to interact with, support, and influence fellow members of a diverse team in a large program.  Your ability to articulate, coordinate, and support the needs of developers in an Agile environment will make you successful in this role.  If challenge, growth, and the ability to have a positive impact on your customer and fellow team members is something that interests you, this job is worth your consideration.



    • Establishes and maintains the Development Environment approach and capabilities to be used on the Program, including working with the customer to obtain and maintain the tools and services necessary to enable effective software engineering
    • Responsible for all engineering tools in the Development environment, such as those used for requirements management, design, model-based engineering, engineering collaboration, technical planning, configuration management, IDEs, and associated add-ons and plug-ins
    • Installs, manages, patches/updates, provides problem resolution, and supports developers in the use of development tools used on the Program
    • Plans for future development environment needs based on existing and anticipated work to be performed
    • Works closely with the DevSecOps Lead to ensure that tools and processes work effectively together 
    • Coordinates with the government and/or other providers to ensure that adequate infrastructure and tools are available to support user needs
    • Participates in requirements management, configuration management, and other software engineering activities as appropriate
    • The Development Environment Lead reports to the System Team Manager
    • Local travel may be required up to 10% of the time


    • Bachelor's degree in a related field and 10 years’ experience
    • At least three years’ experience with primary responsibility for maintaining a similar development environment
    • Experience managing a development environment utilizing the IBM Collaborative Life-cycle Management (CLM) suite of tools, including Rational Team Concert (RTC) and DOORS Next Generation (DOORS-NG)
    • Experience with MBE and system modeling tools such as Rhapsody, Sparx EA, or Cameo
    • Experience supporting an Agile development program
    • Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience having planned and established a similar development environment
    • Experience supporting Agile software development teams; Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience a plus
    • Experience using other IBM CLM-related tools
    • Experience using development environments and tools that support Agile development, and especially SAFe, such as JIRA, Rally, VersionOne, Confluence
    • Experience working with or supporting a DevOps tool chain


    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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