Agile Coach

Agile Coach

Job Code: 0753
Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Zip Code: 85001
Job Category/Title: Business Analyst
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Senior Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 5-10 year(s)
Job Description: Responsibilities:

• Develop and deliver Agile consulting solutions to TCS clients
• Provide coaching, training, mentoring to TCS client organizations on Agile and related methodologies
• Supervise a team of 2 to 5 consultants (senior, middle, and junior level) depending on the engagement
• Offering Development
• Contribute to the development and maturity of TCS’ overall Agile offering suite
• Provide thought leadership in offering development through strategic thinking, innovation, and methodology improvement.
• Support TCS bid teams in presales activity related to Agile including taking the lead in preparing and writing proposals
• Grow consulting revenue through existing and new client accounts
• Leverage consulting opportunities to drive downstream revenues for TCS
• Create and present case studies to potential clients
• Thought Leadership
• Contribute to TCS’ market presence and consulting brand in Agile space through participation in conferences, seminars, writing articles in industry forums and other social media interactions in compliance with TCS’ social media policy


Qualifications:

• Minimum 10 to 12 years’ experience in Agile and Lean based process improvements in a large organization as a Managing Consultant or as a Client Program Manager for the improvement effort
• Minimum 3-5 years of industry experience (IT, Manufacturing, Production, BFS, etc.) as an Agile Coach (resume should clearly articulate the coaching experience in a large scale enterprise agile transformation).
• Experience in training teams on Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, etc.) along with the capability to conduct role based Agile training such as Scrum Master Training, Product Owner Training, etc.
• Experience in managing or leading Agile engagements in a distributed agile environment such as on-site / off-shore model
• Experience in Scaled Agile or SAFe with ability to guide the customer organization on the right path for Scaled Agile adoption and maturity
• Experience in creating and tailoring Agile processes based on customer need, keeping the processes always aligned to the Agile Manifesto
• Experience in consulting or implementing Agile processes in legacy application environment such as mainframe
• Experience in customer facing roles.


Knowledge and Skills:

• In-depth knowledge of end to end software development lifecycle, with sound knowledge of various Agile methodologies (RAD, JAD, Lean, RUP, XP, DSDM etc.)
• Knowledge of Agile testing and engineering practices
• Hands-on knowledge and experience in relevant Agile tools such as Rally, Jira, Version One, etc.
• Knowledge of DevOps capabilities such as Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD), Automated Testing, etc.
• Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Jenkins, LARA, LISA, Puppet, Chef, etc.
• Strong leadership, communication and presentation skills
• Ability to demonstrate thought leadership in Agile to customers
• Certifications (should have industry recognized certifications related to Agile) such as:
• Certified SCRUM Master
• Certified Scrum Coach
• SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
• RUP Certifications, etc.

Additional Qualifications (that will be a big plus):

• Experience in regularly interacting, training and coaching “C” level executives at the client end
• Deep understanding of Scaled Agile principles and practices
• Practical understanding, experience and knowledge of DevOps capabilities
• Implementation and usage experience with Jenkins, LARA, LISA, Puppet, Rally, JIRA, Versio.
Duration: 6 Month(s)
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: February 27, 2016
Telecommute: No
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