Agile Coach

Washington D.C.
Dec 11, 2017
Feb 28, 2018
Full Time
AboutWeb is looking for an Agile Coach. Contractor must be an individual who has extensive experience with individual and team coaching, organizational development, cultural change and conflict management. The ideal candidate will be a great analytical thinker and communicator with outstanding facilitation and conflict resolution skills, and should possess proven skills in leading Agile teams through an entire project lifecycle.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 6 years of software delivery experience, with at least 4 years delivering projects using Agile development approaches
  • Minimum 2 years of Product Management experience
  • Minimum 2 years of formal agile coaching/consulting around agile engineering concepts and approaches
  • Experience working as an Agile Coach on large programs (100+ people) making a transition to an Enterprise Agile framework
  • Experience with standard Agile project performance metrics and reporting
  • Experience using Scrum and one or more common Agile implementations (i.e., Kanban, Lean, etc.)
  • Experience creating Agile training materials (e.g., Agile Introduction, ScrumMaster, Product Owner, or Understanding User Stories)
  • Experience delivering Agile training sessions to various audiences (i.e., technical, non-technical, management, or executives)
  • Experience using VersionOne
  • Expertise in written, listening, note taking and verbal communication skills, including being able to explain technical concepts to non-technical individuals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be comfortable switching activities on a day-to-day basis
  • An Agile certification, (i.e., Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner
    (CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Scrum
    Coach (CSC).
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) desired.
  • Experience providing high level overviews for executives and staff level/group overviews on Lifecycle Support Tools
  • Experience in lifecycle management processes and artifacts
  • Rapid and flexible response to change along with self-organization and motivation
  • Ability to interface with decision-makers to understand their requirements and those that plan, execute, and manage the delivery of SharePoint capabilities
Experience working in the Social Security Administration Office of Systems environment is desired
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline or equivalent experience with 11 years of professional experience.