8 days old
  • Job Code
    581651
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    $95 To $165

Randstad Technologies is looking for experienced Agile Coaches for a temp to perm opportunity with one of our largest clients in Reston, VA!


Job Description:*


POSITION SUMMARY



Our client in Reston, VA is seeking senior Agile coaches who can grow Agile to scale. The Agile coaches will provide leadership, training, and coaching to ensure alignment towards goals and consistent Agile implementations. The coaches will lead the organization through change and foster a culture of continuous improvement, transparency, and servant leadership. The coaches will assess and assist in overcoming organizational impediments affecting the broader transformation across programs and teams.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES


- Facilitate team workshops to help new teams understand Agile and Lean principles, Scrum, Kanban, individual and team roles and responsibilities


- Develop and provide training to employees and contractors regarding College Board Agile processes, tools, and policies


- Help teams with sprint 0 planning and implementation, as well as provide ongoing Agile Coaching support for new Agile teams throughout multiple sprints


- Provide ad hoc coaching to teams that have implemented Agile but are in need of assistance to refine their processes


- Provide practical hands on mentoring to team members, ScrumMasters, Product Owners and managers of new and existing Agile teams


- Help teams set up their team boards, workflow automation, and automated reporting (Jira is the preferred Agile Tool)


- Assist organizations to define, prioritize, and decompose requirements in Product and Program Backlogs


- Assess team performance and Agile maturity and reporting findings to the Agile Center of Excellence (ACE)


- Support multiple Agile teams at the same time and report recommendations directly to teams and to the ACE for the establishment of best practices and standards for other teams


- Provide feedback to the Agile Center of Excellence on processes, policies, procedures, training, and tooling changes to better support the enterprise Agile transformation


- Facilitate and coordinate cross team planning workshops, and coach other scrum masters to facilitate cross team planning workshops


- Facilitate and coordinate cross team grooming sessions


- Lead and participate in Agile communities of practices


- Communicate value of Agile and Agile successes to others in the organization, including senior leadership


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- Coach executives, managers, and business partners on Agile and their roles in the Agile transformation.


- Prepare and/or update organization-wide Agile artifacts and methodology documentation


- Help iterate on and provide recommendations to advance the Agile Transformation Roadmap


- Analyze, provide recommendations, and help implement changes to budgeting, reporting, work intake, and planning to ensure processes support Lean and Agile principles


- Meet with and provide miscellaneous ad hoc support to Agile teams and Scrum of Scrums.


- Perform other work as requested and directed by the College Board and the Agile CoE



Required Skills:*


- At least 2 years' experience successfully coaching and training multiple Agile team


- 4+ years of Agile experience


- Outstanding training, presentation, and facilitation skills, including strong PowerPoint skills


- Must be able to develop and maintain productive working relationships with a wide variety of teams and leaders


- Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem solving skills


- Strong negotiation and influencing skills


- Excellent verbal and written communication skills


- Ability to articulate benefits of Agile


- Strong Scrum Master skills


- Demonstrated expertise working with KANBAN or SCRUMBAN


- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to independently prepare and distribute important communication to various audiences


- Knowledge of scaling frameworks (e.g., Scrum of Scrums, SaFE, LeSS, and DaD)



Preferred Skills:*


? Preferred, but not required


? Experience doing TDD and DevOps


? Deep understanding of refactoring


? JIRA project and portfolio expertise


? Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Scrum Professional, and Certified Scrum Trainer



Education/Certifications:*


Bachelor's Degree and equivalent experience required.



If you or someone you know may be interested in applying for this role, please contact [email protected] ASAP with your resume!


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