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SAFe Agile Coach

Company: Booz Allen Hamilton
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: R0166561

SAFe Agile CoachKey Role:Serve as a coach for business, product development and integration teams, conducting individual, team, and program-level coaching, including helping teams and clients to adopt a scaled agile mindset, and helping teams to reach the next level in their joyful pursuit of high performance. Model and nurture an environment with clients and leaders focused on successful product delivery and continuous improvement. Help to build a workplace that people are excited to be a part of, where success is celebrated, and gratitude is freely given. Manage development projects as a resident expert and weave skills of teaching, coaching, and mentoring with a variety of stakeholders, including sharing knowledge and unlocking the wisdom of others. Communicate with senior government or commercial leaders in front of a big group, facilitating common Agile events and program-level planning. Provide expertise and leadership for agile transformation for both business and software development projects and teams.Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with coaching on a program, including distributed development of team environment across multiple geographies, time zones, and cultures
  • Experience with supporting teams in the adoption of Scaled Agile Framework for Lean Enterprises (SAFe) and Agile at Scale framework, including Scrum, Kanban, or Lean
  • Experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner RTE, or Agile Coach
  • Experience with facilitating multi-person events, including Program Increment (PI) planning, planning prep, and agile workshops, including problem-solving workshops
  • Experience with system integrations, software development, and delivering software systems to production using SAFe, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, or Lean processes
  • Experience with facilitating team-level or ART-level workshops, including backlog refinement and retrospectives to help the team understand the new Agile ways of working
  • Ability to apply consulting expertise in collaboration with a team to facilitate the maturity of agile processes and practices, including monitoring and coaching continuous improvements while working on unusually complex problems and providing highly innovative solutions, coaching others who have different levels of understanding, making a recommendation for improvements and see those recommendations to completion
  • Ability to coordinate product roadmaps, recognize and perform timely impediment recognition and escalation of issues and needs, and engage contract and client leadership through progress reporting, consensus building, and organization change management to support the transformation of delivery using SAFe and Agile practices
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Bachelor's degreeAdditional Qualifications:
    • Experience with providing training using Scaled Agile Inc. enablement to provide SAFe-certified training for SAFe for Government, SAFe Lean Portfolio Management, SAFe for PO and PM, and SAFe for Teams
    • Knowledge of the federally facilitated health insurance marketplace or health insurance eligibility and enrollment
    • Ability to use Atlassian tools, including JIRA and Confluence, for programming and development
    • Ability to think critically and analytically in an enterprise and systems-of-systems environment
    • Scaled Agile Certification, including SPC 5.0, SAFe for Government, SAFe Lean Portfolio Management, SAFe for PO/PM, or SAFe for Teams CertificationClearance:Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.CompensationAt Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees.Work ModelOur people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.
      • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you'll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
      • If this position is listed as onsite, you'll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.EEO CommitmentWe're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

Keywords: Booz Allen Hamilton, Bethesda , SAFe Agile Coach, IT / Software / Systems , Bethesda, Maryland

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