Job Description :
Sr. Agile Coach
Vienna, Virginia
Contract
Description
5+ years experience with Information Technology, working with Agile Software Delivery environments and driving organization through transformational changes
5+ years experience and knowledge with agile techniques, processes, tools that enable the rapid definition, design, build, test and integration of the solution
5+ years experience leading Agile training sessions/workshops and creating training decks
Experience coaching and building software development teams with emphasis on Continuous Integration, Automated Testing, Test Driven Development (TDD) and/or Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Continuous Delivery
Provides hand-on coaching to the scrum teams in all aspects of scrum including attending Scrum ceremonies/events like sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint review, retrospective and backlog refinement sessions, providing the recommendations and feedback to the team throughout the life cycle
Extensive experience with one or more agile tools such as Jira, Rally etc., preferably Jira and agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, DevOps, etc.
Possesses a comprehensive understanding of how each area in Information Services i.e. Architecture, design, development, test, deployment and operations collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives
Prior experience working with senior executives and proven ability to effectively communicate and influence senior executives in decisions critical to adoption and implementation of Agile practice
Ensures Agile project metrics are being tracked, monitor those for indications of potential problem areas and assist teams to identify and implement solutions to address the problems
Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills
Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC)
SAFe SPC or related Certification
Preferred
Active PMP or PMI-ACP Desired