Position: Agile Coach
Location: San Francisco, CA
Duration: 12 months
Agile coach will be responsible for accompanying clients in their journey to attain Agile Transformation as their new way of working. S/he will provide guidance on tactical level to smoothen reorganization and change management, as well as setting-up and supporting clients' multi-disciplinary program / scrum teams.
To be successful in this role, one should have prior experience handling end to end delivery with specific experience in managing digital development / experience design projects/implementation and integration projects, from inception through to delivery on a large scale.
Agile coach enables teams to create and run outstanding user-centered digital services using appropriate agile principles and methodologies in line with the business requirements. Works with the sponsor, team and product owner to define a value and user-driven roadmap for the product and translate this into actionable user stories and sprint plans.
Successful track record of delivery using an iterative/agile methodology (e.g. SAFe/SCRUM). Ensure the team are focused on delivering into production early and often to release measurable benefits
Academic Qualifications -
Master's degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or related field.
Min of 7 years of delivery lead experience with hands-on experience in delivering agile projects (planning, execution and team management)
Min of 5+ years of large-scale agile transformation and delivery 1 or more of the following certifications:
Certified Scrum Professional
SAFe Program Consultant
Professional Skill Requirements -
Hands on experience in transforming a waterfall organization to a Hybrid Agile organization
Expertise in enterprise Agile frameworks such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), Spotify Agile
Ability to do agile release planning for a larger client program
Prior experience in conducting agile specific trainings (Agile methodologies, Engineering practices, Product Owner trainings etc. )
Hands on experience in working as an Agile Coach / Scrum Master for at least 4 projects
Strong background on agile tools like Rally, Jira, Version One etc.
Develop and deliver Agile consulting solutions to Accenture clients.
Provide coaching, training, mentoring to Accenture client organizations on Agile, Lean and related methodologies
Understand the technical aspects of implementation and work closely with the delivery managers to ensure a smooth delivery
Contribute to a culturally diverse and distributed team
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent leadership and management skills
Job Type: Contract