Agile Transformation/Senior Agile Coach

Vienna, VA

Onsite  -  IT - Project / Program / Change Management  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-02156

Title: Agile Transformation/Senior Agile Coach
Location: Fully Remote (Vienna, VA)
Duration: Initial 6 months with extensions

Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or or Authorized to work in US

– 10+ years experience leading Agile initiatives with a proven background in software development lifecycle and driving organization through agile transformational at all levels of the organization.
– 10+ years experience leading Agile training sessions, workshops, ways of working, planning sessions and creating required documentation and material.
– 10+ years experience and knowledge with agile techniques, processes, tools that enable the rapid definition, design, build, test and integration of the product or solution.
– Experience standing up multiple Agile Release Trains leveraging product management principles.
– SAFe SPC certification required with additional agile and project management certifications that provide a well-rounded view of expertise.
– Lean six sigma certification a plus with experience identifying waste and opportunities to improve efficiencies.
– Experience functioning as an RTE, Scrum Master, Project Manager/Program Manager, Product Manager with the ability to function in an organization that leverages multiple methodologies.
– Lead the coaching and planning of multiple high-performing Agile development teams and large-scale programs across the organization.
– Coach, train, and mentor cross-functional business groups to build, sustain, and strengthen Agile values, SAFe and scrum concepts and practices, providing them the necessary tools and guidance to successfully implement across high-impact programs throughout the enterprise.
– Experience coaching senior executives and software development teams practicing Scrum, Kanban, DevOps and SAFe
– Strong emotional intelligence and organizational awareness with ability to challenge organizational norms and influence decisions without formal authority.
– Provide hand-on coaching to senior leadership and Agile teams in all aspects including attending ceremonies/events and providing recommendations and feedback to the team throughout the life cycle.
– Extensive experience with one or more agile tools such as Jira, Azure DevOps, Rally etc., preferably Jira, Azure DevOps and Service Now
– 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.
– Keep abreast of industry trends for Agile and best practices for enhancing product execution.
– Identify and coach Agile evangelists across the organization who can act as informal mentors/peers and continue increasing the maturity across the organization.
– Advanced skills in oral and verbal communication skills.
– Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence individuals from various facets ensuring effective and active listening.
– Experience with large-scale software delivery and/or Agile transformation at scale in large enterprise with a proven track record of applying change.
– Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) in a hybrid organization.

Our benefits package includes: (EXCLUDE on perm placements)

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

 
About INSPYR Solutions:
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
 
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
 

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