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Senior Agile Coach in Arlington, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Agile Coach with our industry-leading client in Arlington.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. 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 Senior Agile Coach:

  • Provide all inclusive Agile coaching to teams, focusing on Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and other agile practices.
  • Improve results of software development projects in terms of predictability of delivery, productivity improvement, schedule and delivery of commitments, and quality. 
  • Coach teams and management towards improving agile process and metrics, evaluate and mentor existing agile teams, and provide tactical training for product owners, developers and testers. Improve transparency within practices.
  • Champion enterprise-wide agile adoption and continued improvement across the organization. 
  • Work with peers and Management to define and refine the enterprise agile vision, drive the organization-wide agile adoption strategy and rollout plans.
  • Develop, implement and manage team metrics, evaluate team metrics and make recommendations to teams and management for improvements. 
  • Capture feedback and continuously improve enterprise agile practices, training materials, and content. 
  • Identify, capture and mitigate organization impediments that impact the team such as organizational structure; training, mindset etc.
  • Organize workshops and presentations that help promote agile maturity across the organization. 
  • Conduct sessions that include, but is not limited to, the areas of release planning, backlog grooming, story writing, roles and responsibilities, as well as the ceremonies of Scrum, SAFe, Kanban and technical best-practices.
  • Identify characteristics of a high performing team, help teams assess their performance and identify areas for improvement; foster self-organizing team culture including; facilitative leadership, defining team norms, facilitating the appropriate type of decision making, and allowing leadership and roles to emerge. 

Requirements of the Senior Agile Coach:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 7 years of experience in Technology Delivery (software or infrastructure)
  • At least 3 Years of Agile experience (and scaled Agile)
  • Scrum Alliance Certification (CSM, CSPO, or CSP) & Scaled Agile Framework Certification (SA, SPC, or RTE)

Keywords: Senior Agile Coach, Agile Coach, Agile, Mentorship, Project Manager, Project Management, Scrum

Job ID: 318913

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 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.

Don’t miss out on our referral program! If we hire a candidate that you refer us to then you can be eligible for a $1,000 referral check!

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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 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.

Don’t miss out on our referral program! If we hire a candidate that you refer us to then you can be eligible for a $1,000 referral check!