Entry Level MIS/Computer Science Candidates Wanted!! in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $18.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Engine System Software Controls Engineer to work onsite at our client’s facility in Waterloo, IA. This is a long term contingent position expected to last 3 years.  This position is entry-level and onsite interviews are required.


  • Drives software and controls program schedules utilizing the Agile/Scrum Process. Facilitates the Daily Team Scrum of Scrum and Leadership Scrum meetings.  Reviews the PSI and Sprint progress to ensure coordination and support of the program milestones.  Communicates program adjustments to schedule as needed in Leadership Scrum.
  • Facilitates a cross-functional FOCUS Product Owner team.
  • Coordinates the efforts of all functional groups using Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP) to ensure that the product program goals are met.
  • Works with the PLT and development teams to ensure understanding and coordination of key project benchmarks, milestones and critical path
  • Coordinate change management process activities, utilizing the backlog to identify and elevate change requests.
  • Accountable for facilitating actual work assignments and impediment management
  • Facilitate a team schedule that supports the project schedule
  • Work with the Project Manager to develop a high level master schedule that the team schedule will support. 
  • Maintain a backlog from all functions that supports the milestones and allows team members to see how their contribution affects the outcome
  • Manage commitment from Product Owners to support the schedule
  • Understand the Product Scope in the team area and how it relates to the customer. Ensure that the scope is met through team activity and alignment.
  • Call and facilitate effective weekly team meetings
  • See that an agenda and notes are published
  • Invite team support resources to meetings as needed
  • Communicate and share information with the appropriate individuals using a shared distribution list
  • Maintain PLT sponsor communication
  • Communicate to the PLT regularly the team’s issues and concerns… guide team to understand problems, supported by data and provide recommendations to the PLT
  • Track the team’s metrics (Quality, Cost, Performance, Schedule, Investment)
  • Make sure all critical issues are on the team issues list (Remedy)
  • Submit a monthly status / metrics report
  • Challenge assumptions in every area
  • Submit lessons learned


  • MIS or Technology 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • Exposure and awareness of Agile processes
  • MS Office experience is required
  • Onsite interviews required

***This position is located in Waterloo, IA. Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.***

Submit your resume today!

Contact Erica at 515-346-3152 for immediate consideration.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer