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TEKsystems SAFe Agile Coach in Omaha, Nebraska

Description:

JOB SUMMARY: Partner with leaders in both business and IT to optimize the flow of value across a line of business by leading Agile teams using SAFe Agile Methodology. Cultivate an environment where transparency, speed, quality and innovation are at the forefront while exhibiting an entrepreneurial mindset. Directly influence executives, leaders, business units, and technology teams on Agile principles, values, building techniques, growth, and maintain a thriving agile organization. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: -Execute and guide on a multi-year strategy for SAFe Agile Transformation across a large line of business. -Coordinate with various Agile Transformation Teams on standing up Agile Release Trains, facilitating Program Team ceremonies, such as Program Increment planning, feature writing workshops, backlog grooming, scrum of scrums, retrospectives, etc. -Coach and partner with various stakeholders such as Product Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners, IT leads to help ensure strategy and execution alignment. -Guide cadence and synchronization to improve effectiveness of progress towards the iteration goals in daily stand-up meetings and the ability to demonstrate working systems at the end of the iteration. Define and measure meaningful agile metrics to provide insights in these three dimensions including Team Health and Maturity, Delivery and Performance, and Business Outcomes. -Help manage risks and dependencies across the organization and the broader enterprise to enable better flow of value. -Continuously seeks opportunities to improve operational processes to improve consistency of delivery, improve customer satisfaction and reduce costs. Effectively assesses opportunities, gains support for improvements and follows through with implementation. -Provides leadership oversight and governance on all line of business Agile transformation efforts. -Facilitate organizational learning, change management, and process adoption of Agile via metrics, benefits realization, outcomes, and retrospective findings. -Provide Agile Leadership coaching and training to Scrum Masters, Product Owners, functional managers and executives. -Deliver coaching of individual teams including planning, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, limiting wip, etc. -Serves as subject matter expert and provides coaching to teams and leadership towards improving Agile process and metrics, evaluate and mentor existing Scrum teams, and deliver training courses for product owners, developers, and testers. JOB REQUIREMENTS: • 3-5 years in Agile Coach position applying Agile practices and principles including SAFe, Scrum and/or Kanban including demonstrated ability to inspect and adapt Agile practices to various situations. • SPC 5 or SPC 5.1 certification • 5-7 years’ experience completing a transformation program with organization of over 2,000 members • Strong written and verbal communications skills • Strong facilitator skills • Hands on experience working agile teams and coaching on safe best practices • Ability to coach and provide transformation guidance • Excellent collaboration and team building skills • Excellent organizational skills • Possesses a high degree of initiative • Demonstrated problem solving skills

Skills:

Project management, Scrum, Agile, Program management, scaled agile framework

Top Skills Details:

Project management,Scrum,Agile,Program management,scaled agile framework

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Need to have an SPC (Certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant) – more of a trainer responsible for the overall vision. Someone to drive the overall implementation, less tactical/day to day management. Good communication, great with vision, train. Wants to se

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view the EEO is the law poster click here. Applicants with disabilities that require an accommodation or assistance a position, please call 888-472-3411 or email mpowers@teksystems.com. This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

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