Agile Coach, Senior in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0019715

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Agile Coach, Senior

Key Role:
Engage clients, helping them adopt and mature Agile delivery as an experienced Agile coach. Lead a team by removing their impediments, listening, advocating for them, and helping them stretch further in serving clients and executing good agile practice. Solve problems, bring disagreements into the open, facilitate a collaborative solution, and bring together diverse perspectives. Executive Scrum or Kanban practices, working and collaborating in a network of Agile coaches and transformation leads shaping a new way to work for a large software delivery organization. Cultivate excellent relationships with product owners and other stakeholders and model and encourage transparency and a team culture of inspection and adaptation. Facilitate Agile team events, including daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospectives, champion the team, keep them excited and focused around the delivery, and shield them from distraction. Keep a pulse on the team’s progress, radiate information to project leadership, and recognize, raise, and remove impediments that would prevent the team from achieving their goals.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in working with agile software teams

-2+ years of experience in a coach or Scrum Master role

-Experience with delivering in at least one agile framework, including Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP, SAFe, or LeSS in the role of a Scrum Master, delivery facilitator, or Agile coach

-Experience with teaching agile concepts and frameworks to all levels

-Experience with building and growing cross-functional teams with government or commercial clients

-Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with teaching Agile concepts and frameworks

-Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

-BA or BS degree in a relevant field

-Agile Certifications, including CSM/PSM, PMI-ACP, ICAgile ICP, or ATF/ACC

-Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Certification

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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