Deloitte Systems Engineering Agile Coach – Senior Consultant in New York, New York
Agile Coach Senior Consultant
As an Agile Coach you re focused in estimating work effort, planning sprint backlogs, facilitating daily scrums, and conducting sprint demo & retrospective meetings throughout all Agile Sprint phases for large scale custom software development projects. Must understand and execute on backlog items by working closely with the Product Owner and the distributed project teams, making sure deliverables reflect requirements, on-time with production quality. You ll play a key role in resolving business and team conflicts. Must be actively involved in technical matters thus finding gaps and ensuring Product Owner involvement in business decisions and description of the business flow and should have a strong background in technology in addition the agile skillset.
Work you ll do
The Agile Coach is involved in understanding the Agile processes, partnering with Product Owner/Client leadership teams, and working with project teams to deliver on-time and on budget. In addition, you ll do the following:
Forecast sprint iterations with the Product Owner and concerned business partners
Coach individuals in Agile processes and tools
Help team to clarify goals and activities to be on-track
Keep the team focused - shield the team from outside distractions and interferences
Ensure the correct use of scrum process
Monitor and eliminate team conflicts
Conduct sprint Demos and Retrospectives
At Deloitte Consulting LLP, our systems engineering specialists help clients manage the complexity inherent with technology change, from requirements planning to architecture, testing to deployment, and beyond, helping to link their IT programs to organizational goals. And we offer a complete range of industry-leading services, including systems development, solution and platform integration. Learn more about our Systems Integration practice.
Agile Coach Senior Consultants are required to have:
4 years of relevant consulting or industry experience managing and delivering large scale custom development or systems integration projects using Agile delivery methodology;
2 years of relevant Agile experience;
Background should include a technology skill set with a strong understanding of basic concepts such as testing, development and large-scale project management;
Scrum Master certification;
Proven knowledge transfer, training delivery and leadership skills;
An advanced knowledge/experience with Microsoft Professional Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project;
1 years experience working in DevOps with experience using Jenkins, Bitbucket, or Zephyr;
Working knowledge of Agile frameworks and tools including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Safe and others;
Experience coaching Agile teams and management across borders and geographies;
Understanding of methodologies including Waterfall, iterative/RUP delivery approach, and experience helping clients adjust their thinking process as they adapt to Agile;
Experience in working with standard Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools to quickly establish traceability / collaboration among project/program functional rudiments be hands-on using collaborative tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Jama Software, GIT / GitHub and ALM integrations etc.;
Experience facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos;
Experience implementing best practices and standards related to Agile scrum development & testing practices;
2 years of experience with Agiler Project Management Tools such as Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, HP Agile Manager, Rally etc.
3 years of experience with Requirements Management and Traceability tools such as the Jama, HP tools set, etc.
Experience with SAFe methodology (certification strongly preferred);
Experience with industry standard System Development Life Cycle methodologies;
A willingness to travel 80-100% of the time nationally;
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available;
In addition, successful Agile Coach Senior Consultant - will have the following preferred background:
Project Management Certification PMP;
Bachelor s degree or Master s degree in a technology-related discipline or engineering;
Experience working on projects involving solution development based on cloud (Amazon Web Services, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), web or mobile application architecture;
Experience leading fit gap analysis for migrating applications to cloud platform such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or Force.com;
Experience managing work planning, monitoring, and reporting;
Experience managing requirements processes including conducting interviews and documenting requirements;
Experience managing design activities including design sessions and defining future state processes;
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to apply structured thinking in solving business and technical problems;
Excellent presentation and communication skills both written and verbal;
Ability to work independently and plan and manage multiple assignments.
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