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  • ID
    #48239812
  • Job type
    Contract
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Software Technology Inc
  • Date
    2022-12-31
  • Deadline
    2023-03-01
 
Contract

Release Train Engineer/Agile Coach with Azure DevOps Location: US, Seattle Onsite or at least 2 days/week at the office in Issaquah, WA Responsibilities:

  • Take a visible role in a high performing Agile/DevOps coaching team; facilitates the adoption, implementation, and sustainability of Agile/DevOps framework, principles, and practices.
  • Coach Agile / DevOps practices, techniques, and frameworks, such as SAFe, Scrum, XP, and Kanban to reduce the gap between Agile / DevOps theory and practice
  • Work with team to identify pain points and clarify general questions on ADO usage.
  • Guide team in the implementation of following items: vision, roadmap, delivery plans, sprint planning, Epic/ Initiative Roadmap, user stories and work items creation, process templates, KPIs
  • Facilitate the Program Increments (PI) planning event
  • Manage risks and dependencies
  • Escalate and track impediments
  • Develop content; leads workshops and training sessions to educate individuals and leaders on Agile values, principles, and practices.
  • Recommends, develops, tracks, and monitors Agile/DevOps metrics in areas that affect value-driven delivery.
  • Generate new ideas, supports change, encourages innovation, and helps to creatively solve problems
  • Listen and support team in problem identification and decision making
  • Coach teams to assess, measure, document, and communicate progress against de ned goals and OKR's
  • Support the teams' commitments
  • Provide strategic guidance for developing and improving program and portfolio prioritization, value stream delivery, and outcome measurement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess the overall health of business agility and help them identify improvement opportunities.
  • Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.
  • Help drive the Lean User Experience (UX) innovation cycle
  • Facilitate system demos
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/ Experience)
  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent, required from an accredited institution
  • 5+ years of experience with Scaled Agile Framework or Agile Methodologies
  • 5+ years of experience with Agile delivery and metrics
  • 10+ years of experience in Program Management Best Practices
  • 5+ years of experience in Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, ADO (Azure DevOps)
  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role
  • SAFe certifications including SPC, LPM, PO/PM, RTE, SSM
  • Extensive experience training and coaching teams in the use of Agile tools. E.g. ADO, Service Now, Miro, and Con uence.
  • Ability to facilitate discussion at all levels of the organization to resolve con icts.
  • Executive presence with skills at building meaningful concise presentations.
  • Practical experience with Azure Boards concepts and best practices
  • Practical experience with creating delivery plan, user stories and work items
Recommended
  • Certi cations in Agile coaching and Enterprise Transformation.
  • Technical DevOps coaching experience.
  • Technical background in software development, architecture, or program management.

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