Scaled Agile Framework Program Support Specialist, Senior

Columbia, MD
Aug 05, 2019
Aug 23, 2019
Full Time
Scaled Agile Framework Program Support Specialist, Senior
The Challenge:

Does an Agile leadership role coaching large scale implementations with distributed teams excite you? Do you have a background in progressive Agile experience and are you now ready for an opportunity to work with even larger and more complex projects? Perhaps you started as a Scrum Master, then became an Agile coach, and now you are taking on program level challenges. Are the Agile frameworks, including SAFe and Scrum at Scale the different tools available in your toolbox that you select and use based on the context? You might have come from the product side and have mastery of at least one part of the software delivery life cycle, such as coding, testing, or even operations. While you are comfortable with technology, are your primary strengths your business transformation leadership, mentorship, and communication to build the most Agile organizations possible? Is facilitating a two-day Program Increment Planning event with 100+ people the type of responsibility where you thrive? If you are comfortable working in a non-co-located, multi-vendor program construct where frequent collaboration is the key for success and you value continuously building your Agile credentials - this opportunity is for you.

You Have:
-2+ years of experience with working in the Agile framework, including Scrum, Kanban, or Lean

-1+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Agile Coach

-Experience with successfully driving the adoption of a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

-Knowledge of Agile test-driven development, automated testing, and continuous integration environments

-Knowledge of software, engineering, 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 manage product roadmaps, coach backlog refinement along with an ability to recognize and perform timely impediment recognition and escalation

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Active SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Certification

Nice If You Have:

-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

-Experience with delivering high velocity projects

-Ability to work on the program full-time for 24 months

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

-BS degree in CS

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

-PMP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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