Snr. Agile Coach in Norfolk, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Norfolk, VA
  • Job Type:
    Agile Coach
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/12/2018

Job Description

Job #:  838980

Apex is looking for an experienced Agile Coach for one of our large healthcare clients in Norfolk, VA.  This role acts as a trainer, consultant and adviser as well as works with business partners to identify and implement complex technical systems and/or products.  If interested, please send resume to cquery@apexsystems.com.

Responsibilities:

•Manages medium to large systems and/or products. 
•Acts as change agent and demonstrates to the teams how Agile and SAFe processes and framework applies to their day to day activities.
•Guides and mentors multiple teams in the consistent practice of Agile concepts, including roles, ceremonies, processes, compliance, and tool usage within the team's Agile delivery context. 
•Improves application of Agile principles.  
•Improves team understanding of Agile practice. Promote metrics-led, continuous improvement of the Agile delivery processes and propose adaptations of the methodology to address novel situations. 
•Assists with improving operational metrics in efficiency and quality.  
•Assists with refining the Agile delivery process to reduce areas of uncertainty that become impediments for the team. 
•Ensures that team feedback is disseminated and communicated to IT so that potential changes can be implemented enterprise-wide. 
•Participates in both the internal and external Agile community to stay abreast of  challenges, leading practices, and emerging trends.  
•Continues to improve knowledge of Agile activities with the team as well as in industry.

Qualifications
 

•Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 5 years' experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
•Requires SAFe Agilist (SA) / SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) or equivalent.
•5 years’ experience in broad-based information systems
•Full life-cycle application development and/or building enterprise applications and/or data warehouse planning and development or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
•Experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts.
•Manage resources in a matrix environment
•Communicate effectively at all levels of an organization required.
•Working knowledge of Atlassian DevOps Tools is required.
•3 years leading and directing teams is required.
•Health Care Insurance industry experience is a plus.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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