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Greetings for the Day!!

This is Rebeca from Cerebra Consulting Inc.

Job Description:

Job Title: Agile Coach

Location: Woodlawn,Maryland

Duration: 9 Months

Establish strategy and approach to transform customer software development from a traditional SDLC methodology to Agile methodology
Lead the development and execution plan to support the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned
Lead the efforts of developing Agile software engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices
Manage corporate wide Agile software engineering support across customer organization
Conduct Scrum team training, retrospective workshops, and Lean software development workshops for infrastructure teams
Establish Agile PMO function and an architectural recommendation review function
Develop Agile/Scrum processes, including analysis of existing processes, elicitation of requirements from subject matter experts, and application of industry best practices and standards
Analyze and articulate complex subject matter via white papers and presentations, enabling the ease of comprehension by customers and all stakeholders
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of customer’s life cycles, standards, and supporting processes and practices
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics to management and non-technical audiences, as well as interface with the senior customers on a daily basis

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities

Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of relative experience, Master''s degree and 7 years of relative experience, or 13 years of relative experience in an IT field in lieu of a degree
Minimum of 4 years of experience in leading/coaching large Agile programs and projects, including extensive experience in leading software development and system deployments
Minimum of 3 years of experience in supporting an enterprise wide Agile transformation
Minimum of 1 year of experience in conducting Agile team training
Active Scrum Master (CSM) certification
Must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration

Experience with and understanding of doing business with the federal government
Ability to understand technical legacy systems and associated component functionalities
Experience with enterprise architecture, application planning, and deployment
Experience leading efforts to prepare life cycle documents, including Use Cases, Requirements System Design Alternatives, System Development Plans, Detailed Design Specifications, and Implementation Plans
A solid understanding of SSA operations
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
Must have experience in dealing with all levels of executives

Preferred Certifications:

Certification in one or more of these designations is preferred:

Certification as an Agile Coach
Agile Certified Practitioner
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Certification as a Product Owner (i.e. CSPO)
SAFe Program Consultant 4 (SPC4)
Project Management Professional (PMP)®