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Senior SAFe Agile Coach

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Job Id:

20605

Job Category:

Software Applications & ERP

Job Location:

Columbia, MD  21044

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

Piper Companies is seeking a talented and driven SAFe Agile Coach supporting a Government integrator in the Baltimore Metro area.

Overview of Sr Agile Coach:

  • Provide technical agile coaching to various development teams as they start their agile journey
  • 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 in order 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
  • Answer practical questions to help team members put their agile training into action
  • Act as change agents, motivating and helping make change happen
  • Knowledge and experience navigating enterprise IT environments
  • Must understand how to guide IT organizations towards continuous delivery practices for their applications
  • Must be a good communicator
  • A relevant degree in computer science or a related field is a plus, but not as important as real-world experience

Qualifications for Sr Agile Coach include:

  • 15 years IT experience within software development, implementation or delivery.
  • Experience teaching Scaled Agile SAFe
  • Experience doing eXtreme Programming, Software Craftsmanship, and/or DevOps
  • 5 years of solid experience with Scrum, Kanban and/or other agile frameworks
  • 3 years of agile coaching experience Agile/Scrum coaching (ability to coach multiple teams in the values/principles of Agile and the practices of Scrum)
  • SAFe Certification
  • Experience transitioning teams from Waterfall environments to Agile
  • Ability to pair program with any developer on a team to help coach best programming practices
  • Ability to deliver technical agile training
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Preferred experience with the following technologies:
    • Java, Go, Git,Maven, Jenkins, SonarQube, Fortify, FitNesse, Docker, AWS, or Splunk

Compensation for the Sr Agile Coach include

  • Salary is commensurate with market
  • Full Benefits: Cigna Healthcare, MetLife Dental, VSP Vision, 401k with Voya, and Paid Time Off

Please send resumes to Ben Goldman at Bgoldman@pipercompanies.com

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Job Id:

20605

Job Category:

Software Applications & ERP

Job Location:

Columbia, MD  21044

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies