Sr. Technical Agile Coach in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

Are you a highly skilled and experienced Agile Coach, with a history of at least five consulting engagements? If so, we may have the ideal role for you with our client in Herndon!

Eliassen Group Senior Agile Coaches support multiple teams through an Agile transition and works with management to resolve issues relating to dependencies between these teams.  The Senior Agile Coach will be responsible for ensuring that the technical environment and team knowledge is in place to ensure the projects can operate in an Agile manner.

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 Sr. Technical Agile Coach:
  • Mentor Scrum Masters to ensure they are able to act as continuous improvement change agents and coaches after the contracted coach departs
  • Cultivate Product Owners that understand the role, its responsibilities, and mentor them to be effective in their role
  • Facilitate the creation of a self-organized, self-managed team that can identify and deliver the work that can be completed in a time-boxed iteration
  • Train the team on the Client’s Agile methodology, processes and controls and gradually disengage as the team demonstrates competence
  • Identify Agile people, process, and technology issues and communicate to project leadership and the Project Capabilities Office, as necessary, during the period of the coaching assignment
Requirements of the Sr. Technical Agile Coach:
  • At least five engagements standing up multiple teams to utilize Agile PM and SDLC practices
  • At least one year of experience with test driven development
  • Extended track record of delivering effective team training
  • Strong understanding and ability to articulate the business value of Agile practices
  • Ability to explain and implement DevOps, Continuous Development, and/or Continuous Deployment
  • Experience in cloud application architecture, operations practices, and tools
  • Knowledge of Java, JavaScript, microservices architecture, and AWS
  • Expertise with KANBAN and SCRUMBAN
Keywords: Senior Technical Agile Coach, SDLC, DevOps, CI/CD, Leadership, Coaching

Job ID: 333343

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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