Agile Coach, Lead

Rockville, Maryland, United States
Apr 18, 2018
Apr 20, 2018
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0019822

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Agile Coach, Lead

Key Role:

Serve as an agile coach for product development teams, conducting individual, team, and program-level coaching, helping teams and clients adopt the agile mindset, and helping teams and teams of teams reach the next level in their joyful pursuit of high-performance. Model and nurture an environment with clients and leaders focused on successful product delivery and continuous improvement. Help build a workplace that people are excited to be a part of and where success is celebrated and gratitude is freely given. Manage agile projects as a resident agile expert and weave skills of teaching, coaching, and mentoring with a variety of stakeholders, sharing knowledge and unlocking the wisdom of others. Communicate with senior government or commercial leaders and at-home in front of a big group, facilitating common agile events and program level planning. Work as a part of a Booz Allen-wide network of passionate agile coaches that collaborate and sharpen one-another.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience with working in the Agile Framework, including Scrum, Kanban, or Lean

-5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Agile Coach

-Experience with Agile test-driven development, automated testing, and continuous integration environments

-Experience with software development and product ship cycles, including Scrum and Agile development techniques, such as release planning and tracking 

-Knowledge of business functions and business operations, strategies, and objectives

-Ability to work with distributed development teams that span multiple geographies, time zones, and cultures

-Ability to manage multiple teams and product roadmaps

-Ability to recognize and perform timely impediment recognition and escalation

-BA or BS degree or 4 years of experience with software or engineering

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with scaling agile teams or starting new multi-team program

-Experience with coaching on a multi-team program

-Experience with coaching in distributed teams or a multi-site environment

-Agile Certifications, including PMI-ACP, CSP, and ICAgile ATF or ACC

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.