Agile Coach


Depends on Experience
Contract - W2
Contract - 6 Month(s)
No Travel Required


Lean Six Sigma
Project Management
thought leadership
Six Sigma

Job Details

Are you looking for the next exciting project opportunity with a great company? Our professional recruiting staff at CC Pace is here to support you in every step of the process! We have been in business for nearly four decades and have deep roots in the Washington, DC, metro area. Our direct client relationships with companies in various industries and sizes help us find the right opportunity for our candidates. We offer competitive rates, healthcare & dental, 401k, FSA, LTD, lots of voluntary benefits, and tons of discount perks. Our team is standing by, ready to help you get started today!
The Agile Coach will serve as a program coach and/or transformation lead for 1-5 teams in a program, department, or division. Candidate may lead Scrum Masters, lead a transformation, design and facilitate formal training, and coach stakeholders, executives, and Product Managers. Candidate may work with executive leaders to measure the flow of value, assess Agile maturity and design and execute on detailed coaching plans. Candidate should be able to design complex Jira processes, navigate and influence the interactions between teams and departments, create alliances with senior business leaders, and establish and drive an Agile Center of Excellence (COE).
Lead a transformation for a program or department of 1-5 teams
Coach other Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Product Managers, and business leaders
Collaborate with senior leadership to define outcomes and a roadmap for the program s Agile transformation.
Establish and ensure the adoption of standards, ceremonies, and best practices for Agile ways of working.
Provide guidance, facilitate sprint and release planning sessions and other Agile ceremonies as needed.
Challenge existing workflows and processes and remove impediments to Agile teams success.
Facilitate the organization s transition to a continuous delivery model and adopting an Agile mindset across stakeholders.
Champion Agile approaches, drive awareness of the Agile transformation, and gain stakeholder buy-in to expand adoption and support Agile approaches.
Keep up to date with corporate policies, practices, and industry trends concerning Agile.
Participate in identifying, collecting, and reporting Agile practice metrics and measurements to track progress.
Assist with establishing an Agile Center of Excellence, communities of practice and developing a culture of continuous improvement across teams.
Maintain involvement in industry Agile communities to continuously bring new methods and ideas to the organization.
Key contributor for thought leadership by producing blog posts, webinars, and creating and delivering presentations at industry events.
Related Experience:
3+ years of demonstrated successful experience in an Agile Coaching role
Expertise with Scaling frameworks required (SAFe, LeSS, Nexus, Scrum@Scale)
Experience helping to lead an agile transformation required
Experience leading or coaching Scrum Masters required
Advanced Jira skills: able to design custom workflows required
Experience designing and delivering training sessions and workshops
Project Management experience a plus
Bachelor s degree in Business / Marketing / Finance / Operations / Computer Science or related field required
Master s degree a plus
Advanced coaching certification required (ICE-AC or SPC or ICP-ENT or ICP-CAT)
Formal Lean Six Sigma certification a plus
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability. EEO IS THE LAW CC Pace invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company s written Affirmative Action Plan. This plan is available for inspection upon request. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us.
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