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Agile Program Manager in Cincinnati, OH at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Agile Program Manager with our industry-leading client in Cincinnati.

W2 candidates only - For immediate consideration please send your resume to mmaney@eliassen.com

Responsibilities of the Agile Program Manager:

  • Work with stakeholders and Agile leaders to ensure alignment between strategy and execution
  • Facilitate program level cross-team collaboration activities 
  • Facilitate retrospectives at the program level for small to medium-sized value streams
  • Proactively recognize and resolve conflicts between teams
  • Track program risks and escalate those that cannot be resolved
  • Support and encourage healthy program communication across all enterprise levels
  • Foster an environment of trust and continuous collaboration
  • Drive relentless improvement and be an Agile champion

Requirements of the Agile Program Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • At least 4 years of experience in an Agile software development environment
  • Solid knowledge of SAFe, Agile, and Scrum practices - Kanban and XP knowledge is good to have
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Comfortable presenting status summaries to management
  • Excellent facilitation skills to lead small groups
  • Skilled instructor, coach, and mentor with the ability to drive performance improvement
  • Ability to recognize conflict and drive conflict-resolution
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • CSM certification/SAFe certification preferred

Keywords: Agile Program Manager, SAFe, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, XP, CSM, Certified Scrum Master, SAFe Certification, Retrospectives, Facilitator

Job ID: 315262

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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 http://www.eliassen.com.

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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