Deloitte Agile Coach - Manager in Costa Mesa, California
Agile Coach - Manager
If you have a curious mind, a servant's heart, and you're driven by the passion of enabling and empowering meaningful, sustainable change, then please read on. We are looking for experienced lean/agile/DevOps coaches to join our Agile DevOps practice.
At Deloitte, our purpose is to matter. To our clients, our people, our communities, and - through them - to the world at large. In the US we serve 85 percent of US Fortune 500 companies. Our work shapes these organizations in many ways - talent, technology, operations, finance, strategy, analytics, design - you name it. Working on such a big stage means the work we do matters in a big way.
Interested in helping us change the world?
Work you'll do
Help clients across all industries respond to the rapidly shifting world through...
Client Coaching: Hands-on coaching and mentoring of individuals and teams focused on delivery, product management and/or enterprise transformation; developing and facilitating workshops, courses and micro-learning sessions.
Client Consulting & Relationship Management: Managing day-to-day interactions with and providing agile coaching at the team, portfolio, and/or enterprise level; engaging with, advising and influencing senior leaders and C-level executives
Engagement Management: Planning, budgeting and managing large client engagements; advising and coaching engagement teams
Practice Development: Developing practical solutions and advancing agile thinking in the business community; developing "thought-ware" and "point-of-view" documents; participating in the greater agile community through public speaking events, publications, and social media
People Development: Performing the role of counselor and coach to less senior colleagues; providing input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participating in staff recruitment and retention activities; developing agile coaches and practitioners within Deloitte
Business Development: Developing and maintaining contact with high-level decision makers at key clients; organizing and leading pursuit teams; participating in and leading aspects of the proposal development process
6+ years of professional experience coaching at the team, portfolio, and/or enterprise level
A growth mindset, hunger for continuous learning and a passion for applying principles and practices in new and creative ways
Experience coaching within multiple large-scale delivery projects
Deep working knowledge of Lean and agile principles and practices with the ability to teach/mentor others
Proven training, mentoring, professional coaching and facilitation skills
Excellent presentation and communication skills: both written and verbal
Advanced skills with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel required
Working knowledge of agile and Lean frameworks and tools, Value-Stream Mapping, common agile SDLCs, Value Network Mapping, Specification by Example/Cucumber, etc
Strong problem-solving skills - ability to apply structured thinking in solving problems
Solid understanding of IT organizations and specific challenges they often face
Ability to commit to a potentially high level of travel (80%+)
Hands-on experience developing lean portfolio management and/or product operating models
Professional coaching credentials from one of the following programs:
ACC, PCC, or MCC from the International Coaching Federation ( ICF )
ICE-AC from ICAgile
Experience applying agile values, principles, and practices outside of technology organizations
Strong presence in the local agile community
Consulting experience from a globally recognized consulting firm
SAFe SPC certification
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.