Senior Agile Coach

Employer
Waltech, Inc.
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Aug 19, 2019
Closes
Aug 21, 2019
Ref
284825878
Hours
Full Time
Director. Program Management Agile Coach Location Arlington VA or DC Downtown Start Date Immediate End Date 31-Dec-2019 (will be extended) Interview process Initial phone interview by internal panel, followed by 1-2 interview rounds by client (can be face to face or skype but for locals, it will be face to face) Job Description Agile Coach ( of needs 5) The primary goal of an Agile Coach is to educate people on how to work in an Agile way and how to be Agile. This applies to individuals, teams, and organizations. Coach, train and mentor the stakeholders and teams about Agile mindset and best practices, bringing in the key tenets from Lean, Kanban and XP Requires experience consulting with teams working inwith configuration management database (CMDB). Minimum 10 years of experience as an Agile Coach. CoachSupervise all Agile ceremonies including sprint planning, sprint retrospective, sprint demo, daily stand ups Conduct Value stream mapping exercises to bring together business strategy, product vision and development initiatives. Guidecoach featurestory mapping working sessions Mentor Scrum Masters in retrospective, time boxing and facilitation techniques Coach teams to retrospect and achieve higher levels of performance. Coach product owners and development teams with respect to Agile processes and mindset writing user stories, slicing techniques, sizingestimation methodologies, business value estimation and progress tracking methods. Guide the stakeholders, development and operations teams on mature DevOps practices (Deployment Pipeline, Cross-team collaboration, Test-driven Development, CICD) Facilitate cross-communication and an open culture to sort out intra-team dependencies often extending to third-parties and vendors. Oversee the Creation, Estimation, Slicing and Disaggregation of Epics, Features and User Stories in Backlog Refinement sessions Guide teams in developing high level product road maps