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Agile Coach
Ref No.: 19-08953
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
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Role: Agile Coach
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: Full Time

Job Description:
Must Have Skills: Agile Coach – Portfolio/Team Level

Job Roles / Responsibilities:
The Agile Coach is experienced in lean/Agile practices and one or more knowledge domains (i.e. technical, business, transformation) while having developed skill in facilitation, mentoring, training, and professional coaching. The Agile Coach should be comfortable working at the portfolio and/or team. The Agile Coach is pragmatic, not dogmatic, about adopting Agile, and is proactive in driving sustainable, incremental change to improve organizational agility. The Agile Coach is outcome focused, and can demonstrate and speak to how certain Agile practices drive valuable business results.

The Agile Coach has three key responsibilities:
* Provide leadership and guidance - Provide guidance and input to the programs, portfolios, and value streams to optimize org/team structure; position teams for success, as well as identify organizational impediments to a successful transformation and work with COE to create strategies to overcome them.
* Stand up release trains and value streams Drive the mobilization of new Agile release trains and value streams; coach & mentor new Release Train Engineers and Value Stream Engineers, as well as counsel the governing pods to help them develop Agile behaviors and mindset, and help them create high-performing release trains and value streams.
* Coach and mentor Agile delivery teams, their coaches, stakeholders, and leaders to help them adopt the mindset and practices needed to transform the organization.