Systems Engineering Agile Coach Senior Consultant

Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 weeks ago

Agile Coach Senior Consultant

As an Agile Coach you're focused in estimating work effort, planning sprint backlogs, facilitating daily scrums, and conducting sprint demo & retrospective meetings throughout all Agile Sprint phases for large scale custom software development projects. Must understand and execute on backlog items by working closely with the Product Owner and the distributed project teams, making sure deliverables reflect requirements, on-time with production quality. You'll play a key role in resolving business and team conflicts. Must be actively involved in technical matters thus finding gaps and ensuring Product Owner involvement in business decisions and description of the business flow and should have a strong background in technology in addition the agile skillset.

Work you'll do

The Agile Coach is involved in understanding the Agile processes, partnering with Product Owner/Client leadership teams, and working with project teams to deliver on-time and on budget. In addition, you'll do the following:

  • Forecast sprint iterations with the Product Owner and concerned business partners

  • Coach individuals in Agile processes and tools

  • Help team to clarify goals and activities to be on-track

  • Keep the team focused - shield the team from outside distractions and interferences

  • Ensure the correct use of scrum process

  • Monitor and eliminate team conflicts

  • Conduct sprint Demos and Retrospectives

The team

Systems Engineering

At Deloitte Consulting LLP, our systems engineering specialists help clients manage the complexity inherent with technology change, from requirements planning to architecture, testing to deployment, and beyond, helping to link their IT programs to organizational goals. And we offer a complete range of industry-leading services, including systems development, solution and platform integration. Learn more about our Systems Integration practice.

Agile Coach Senior Consultants are required to have:

  • 4+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience managing and delivering large scale custom development or systems integration projects using Agile delivery methodology;

  • 2+ years of relevant Agile experience;

  • Background should include a technology skill set with a strong understanding of basic concepts such as testing, development and large-scale project management;

  • Scrum Master certification;

  • Proven knowledge transfer, training delivery and leadership skills;

  • An advanced knowledge/experience with Microsoft Professional Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project;

  • 1+ years' experience working in DevOps with experience using Jenkins, Bitbucket, or Zephyr;

  • Working knowledge of Agile frameworks and tools including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Safe and others;

  • Experience coaching Agile teams and management across borders and geographies;

  • Understanding of methodologies including Waterfall, iterative/RUP delivery approach, and experience helping clients adjust their thinking process as they adapt to Agile;

  • Experience in working with standard Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools to quickly establish traceability / collaboration among project/program functional rudiments be hands-on using collaborative tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Jama Software, GIT / GitHub and ALM integrations etc.;

  • Experience facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos;

  • Experience implementing best practices and standards related to Agile scrum development & testing practices;

  • 2+ years of experience with Agiler Project Management Tools such as Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, HP Agile Manager, Rally etc.

  • 3+ years of experience with Requirements Management and Traceability tools such as the Jama, HP tools set, etc.

  • Experience with SAFe methodology (certification strongly preferred);

  • Experience with industry standard System Development Life Cycle methodologies;

  • A willingness to travel 80-100% of the time nationally;

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available;

In addition, successful Agile Coach Senior Consultant - will have the following preferred background:

  • Project Management Certification PMP;

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in a technology-related discipline or engineering;

  • Experience working on projects involving solution development based on cloud (Amazon Web Services, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), web or mobile application architecture;

  • Experience leading fit gap analysis for migrating applications to cloud platform such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud or Force.com;

  • Experience managing work planning, monitoring, and reporting;

  • Experience managing requirements processes including conducting interviews and documenting requirements;

  • Experience managing design activities including design sessions and defining future state processes;

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to apply structured thinking in solving business and technical problems;

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills both written and verbal;

  • Ability to work independently and plan and manage multiple assignments.

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world.

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As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Consulting LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Deloitte will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available. https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/ban-the-box-notices.html

Requisition code: E20NYCCSRCCH043-CBO


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Systems Engineering Agile Coach Senior Consultant

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