Agile Program Manager in Stamford, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Stamford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Are you a knowledgeable Agile Program Manager with the capability to lead a large scale application re-platform initiative?

Are you interested in providing subject matter expertise, direction, and coaching on Agile best practices across a range of teams?

If so, we may have the ideal opportunity for you with our client in Stamford!

This is a contract to hire opportunity. Applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis and convert to FTE following contract duration. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Agile Program Manager:

  • Lead and coach Agile teams: Claims, Accounting, Cash, EDI, Underwriting, Retro, Reporting, and Data Conversion
  • Facilitate PI planning readiness through fostering a continuous exploration process
  • Facilitate Agile processes at the program/train level
  • Foster communication and collaboration between Agile teams within the Agile Release Train (ART)
  • Removes barrier and impediments to ART's effectiveness
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and drive implementation at the enterprise-level
  • Track and report on key ART metrics, including business value delivery and any impediments
Requirements of the Agile Program Manager:
  • Degree in Computer Science or technical equivalent and at least 10 years of related IT experience
  • Knowledge of release trains for a software development team and the ability to apply SAFe principles
  • Extensive knowledge and application of servant-leadership principles
  • Effective at enabling conflict-resolution, empowerment, and transparency
  • Experience defining and improving business processes
  • Excellent leadership skills for effective stakeholder management
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement
  • Agile certifications: Agile Practitioner, SAFe certified Release Train Engineer preferred
  • PMP or knowledge of insurance a plus

Keywords: Agile Program Manager, SAFe, PMP, ART, Leadership, Business Process Improvement

Job ID: 332756

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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