Agile Coach, Lead in Aberdeen, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Job Number: R0036499

Agile Coach, Lead

Key Role:

Serve as an Agile coach for product development teams, conducting individual, team, and program-level coaching, including helping teams and clients to adopt the agile mindset, and helping teams to reach the next level in their joyful pursuit of high-performance. Model and nurture an environment with clients and leaders focused on successful product delivery and continuous improvement. Help to build a workplace that people are excited to be a part of, and where success is celebrated and gratitude is freely given. Manage Agile projects as a resident Agile expert and weave skills of teaching, coaching, and mentoring with a variety of stakeholders, including sharing knowledge and unlocking the wisdom of others. Communicate with senior government or commercial leaders and at-home in front of a big group, facilitating common Agile events and program level planning. Work as part of a Booz Allen-wide network of passionate Agile coaches that collaborate and sharpen one another.


Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with working in the Agile framework, including Scrum, Kanban, or Lean

-2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach

-Experience with software or engineering

-Knowledge of Agile test-driven development, automated testing and continuous integration environments

-Knowledge of software development and product ship cycles, including Scrum and Agile development techniques, such as release planning and tracking

-Knowledge of business functions and business operations, strategies, and objectives

-Ability to work with distributed development teams that span multiple geographies, time zones, and cultures

-Ability to manage multiple teams and product roadmaps, and recognize and perform timely impediment recognition and escalation

-TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree in CS


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with scaling Agile teams or starting new multi-team program

-Experience with coaching on a multi-team program

-Experience with coaching in distributed teams or a multi-site environment

-Agile Certifications, including PMI-ACP, CSP, and ICAgile ATF or ACC


Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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