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Job Id:

20729

Job Category:

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence

Job Location:

Baltimore, MD  21230

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

Piper Companies is looking for a Sr. SAFe Agile Coach and Trainer for a long-term contract opportunity in Owings Mills, MD with our client supporting a CMS contract. An ideal candidate will have a background in software development as well as project management with a high level of understanding of the SLDC. Experience migrating an environment from Waterfall to Agile is expected and candidates who have previously supported government clients will be placed higher in consideration. This is an urgent need for our client and they would be willing to forgo an initial phone screen and move right into an in-person interview with the manager if the necessary requirements are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical agile coaching to various development teams- there are currently 84 individuals on the team and the Agile Coach will work with groups of 8-9 at a time.
  • Help teams understand the value of test automation and deployment automation towards reaching continuous integration and continuous deployment goals
  • Must have a solid grasp of the technical needs different teams have to adopt DevOps practices
  • Work with teams on relevant technical agile practices including Unit Testing, Mocking, TDD, Pairing, Mobbing, Refactoring, Automated Testing, ATDD/BDD, CI/CD and such
  • Provide continuous guidance and feedback on SAFe agile practices, roles and responsibilities, tools and techniques
  • Perform regular monitoring and suggest necessary course corrections
  • Act as change agents, motivating and helping make change happen
  • Knowledge and experience navigating enterprise IT environments

 

Required Skills:

  • At least 7-10 years of software development, implementation or delivery experience
  • Experience teaching Scaled Agile SAFe
  • Experience with Scrum, Kanban and/or other agile frameworks
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum coaching (ability to coach multiple teams in the values/principles of Agile and the practices of Scrum)
  • SAFe Certification highly preferred
  • Ability to pair program with any developer on a team to help coach best programming practices
  • Experience transitioning teams from Waterfall environments to Agile

 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary/Hourly Rate commensurate on experience with flexibility between $65-120/hr
  • Full Benefits: Cigna Healthcare, MetLife Dental, VSP Vision, 401k with Voya, and Paid Time Off

 

Please send resumes to Joseph Gros at jgros@pipercompanies.com

Keywords:

Java, Go, Git, Maven, Jenkins, SonarQube, Fortify, FitNesse, Docker, AWS, Splunk, Agile, SAFe, Coach, Lean, Waterfall, Scrum, CMS, Kanban,

 

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Job Id:

20729

Job Category:

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence

Job Location:

Baltimore, MD  21230

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies