Agile Coach

AgileTrailblazers - McLean, VA

AgileTrailblazers is seeking an individual who is passionate about agility in the software delivery process. We are looking for an experienced agilist who has played many roles on agile team as well as coached teams. If you are passionate about continuous improvement, taking a lean lens to the work at hand, and helping others this is a role you will love.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performing initial and ongoing agility assessments using Agile GPS and other assessment tools
Training client teams and leadership
Coaching client teams and programs through initial and on-going iterations.
Assessing for and recommending ongoing actions to be taken by clients.
Teaching and enabling the client how to manage continuous improvement in their transformation, not leading the transformation for the client

5+ years minimum of software delivery experience as Scrum Master, Project Manager, Product Owner/Manager or Team Lead.
Experience with Agile Lifecycle tools such as Version One, JIRA, or Rally
2+ Years as team level coach or as part of Agile Transformation Leadership Team
2 + Years experience training teams and leadership in Agile Value, Principles and Practices
2 + Years experience coordinating multi team delivery into one software release, preferably using SAFe
Strong understanding of Agile Metrics for Teams and Programs
Strong Understanding of Test Driven Development, Dev Ops and
Expertise in Facilitation Techniques for Scrum, Kanban, Program/Release Planning meetings.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively work in an agile team.
High attention to detail with excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Must be able to work independently and with minimum supervision.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics or related engineering field or equivalent experience.

Required Certifications:

Preferred Certifications:
SAFe Agilest/ SAFe Program Consultant
SAFe Product Owner
IC Enterprise, ICP CAT, ICP EAP

This is a contract position