Deloitte Agile Coach in Arlington, Virginia

Agile Coach

Deloitte s Agile community of excellence comprises of passionate, like-minded agile enthusiasts who strive to fundamentally transform how our clients deliver value. Our approach is feedback driven, co-creative and customized as we collaborate with our clients to design, implement, train, and coach organizations in a new way of working. Each member of our professional team is a strategic thinker, with a passion for helping organizations innovate the way they work. Success is defined in our ability to ask our clients the tough questions, challenge them towards making real, sustainable change and helping them achieve the change, by working with them, side by side. The Coaches work with specific teams to assist them to implement and improve their Agile Practices. If this sounds like you, keep reading!

Work you ll do

As an Agile Coach in our practice you will:

  • Agile Coach responsible for teaching, mentoring, and coaching teams to achieve better results

  • Teach, mentor, coach the department on Agile roles, artifacts and ceremonies

  • Teach, mentor, coach the department on Agile values, principles, and practices

  • May coach department leaders in Agile leadership

  • Assess the department / team s current Agile competency

  • Identify opportunities for improvement within the department / team

  • Assist team members improving role specific skills

  • Bring industry knowledge from the Agile community to the department / team

  • Coach/mentor the program / team to groom the Product Backlog

  • Provide solution to teams, management and stakeholders to discuss successes, challenges, Agile adoption & delivery progress and solutions for improvement

  • Guidance on team composition and potential changes

  • Motivate and energize the department / team

  • Help the department / team /business adhere to the Agile principles and values

The team

Customer Strategy & Applied Design, Government and Public Service practice

Our Customer Strategy & Applied Design team focuses on helping clients discover, design, and prototype customer growth strategies and innovation portfolios to create and drive change in a digital world. We bring knowledge and offerings to uncover the behaviors, motivations and preferences of our clients customers and develop new experiences for them. Our team of professionals has deep capabilities in strategy, customer experience, digital strategy and innovation within the Government and Public Service market.

We deliver set of customer focused work:

  • Customer Strategy| Help clients build capabilities to better understand customer and citizen value drivers and make choices about how to best serve the markets and segments through digital, social, and mobile channels; optimize program and service decisions and shape the most strategic issues on the customer and citizen engagement agenda

  • Customer Experience | Help clients improve the quality, nature and power of interactions between the customer, citizen and the organization across the lifecycle of awareness, engagement and service at each and every touch point.

  • Applied Innovation | Help clients rapidly design, prototype and launch new businesses, programs and experiences, translating insights on human behavior from design-led methods into offerings and technologies that delight customers and drive mission success

  • Digital Strategy | Help clients understand, envision and articulate digital as a strategy aligned with their organization s mission and agenda and then craft a plan to embed everything they do with the latest technology solutions and business models to compete in the marketplace for customers and talent

Qualifications

Required:

  • 3 years Agile leadership experience, and 4 years professional workforce experience

  • Experience as a technical lead within a large-scale delivery project

  • Strong problem-solving skills - ability to apply structured thinking in solving problems

  • Proficiency with applying different SDLC methods including Agile, Scrum, XP, RUP and Kanban

  • Experience with project management methodologies

  • Advanced knowledge/experience with Microsoft Professional Suite (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project

  • Experience with analysis of IT processes, re-engineering of processes to improve efficiency and quality

  • Proven knowledge transfer/training/leadership skills

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills: both written and verbal are required

  • Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or other equivalent degree

Preferred:

  • 2 years experience as an Agile Coach

  • Certified Agile Coach, Certified Scaled Agile Practitioner (SA) or Certified Scaled Agile Professional Consultant (SPC) or IC Agile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)

  • Consulting experience from a globally recognized consulting firm

  • Solid understanding of IT organizations and specific challenges they often face

How you ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. at https://zoomforth.com/s/deloitte/du#home

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. at http://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/life-at-deloitte-benefits-and-rewards.html

Deloitte s culture

  • Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, andaware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte s impact on the world. at http://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/deloitte-corporate-citizenship.html

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