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Project Manager / Agile Coach

Project Manager / Agile Coach

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Project Manager / Agile Coach – CONTRACT – Pontiac, MI

• A ‘change agent’ Program Manager who can evangelize Agile methodologies. 
• Comfortable interacting one-on-one with individual technical contributors, engineering leaders, as well as coaching teams of engineers and presenting to large groups. 
• Provide Agile Leadership coaching, influence and training to Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Program Managers, Technical Teams, Functional Managers and leaders on agile principles/values and how to build, grow and maintain a thriving agile organization at scale. 
• Support full agile transformation roll-outs 
• Deliver hands-on coaching and mentoring of individual scrum teams in all aspects of scrum - daily meetings, planning, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, scrum processes, team building, and facilitation as needed and transition the current process into an agile development process. 
• Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence. Actively contribute to the company’s Agile and Lean Community. Keep the rest of the company network aware of our activities

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Job Requirements

Project Manager / Agile Coach – CONTRACT – Pontiac, MI

Project Manager / Agile Coach Skills & Requirements:

• Total Experience of 10+ years with 3 to 5+ years of Program Management experience 
preferably in an Engineering or Technical Environment 
• 3+ years of direct experience with multiple Agile teams/Agile Coaching 
• Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects 
• Expert in Agile methods and practices through multiple teams (Scrum and Kanban, 
• Consulting and facilitation skills in leading technical teams in the adoption and 
improvement of agile methodologies; ability to lead by example 
• Someone who can influence, persuade & make things happen. 
• Solid understanding of both software and/or hardware development lifecycles 
• Prior work delivering a Hardware and/or Software product, beginning to 
end, using Agile/Scrum. 
• Experience transforming an in-flight project from Waterfall to Agile delivery using the 
Scrum framework. 
• Experience launching a new project using Agile methods supported within Scrum, XP 
• Excellent communication skills; skilled at cross-functional and cross-organizational 
• Certified Scrum Master, Product Owner or equivalent 
• Excellent change management abilities 
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field preferred; or equivalent experience

Why Veredus?

Candidates work with a professional Recruiter whose average experience is eight years in the industry. That means they have intimate knowledge of the Information Technology industry and market trends - who is in demand now and who will be next. Your Veredus Recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and desires. They also counsel their candidates in resume writing, interviewing, and career planning so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it. Additionally, Veredus provides full benefits starting Day 1, and at virtually no cost to you.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)
  • ATOP - Accrued Time Off Program
  • Consultant Lunches and Outings
  • Consultant Web-Site
  • Name Plates
  • Care packages/Survival packs
  • Dedicated Consulting Services Representative

Veredus has been recognized as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For' by Staffing Industry Analysts the last 3 years in a row.

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Job Snapshot

Base Pay $37.00 - $47.00 /Hour
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 47800
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Project Manager / Agile Coach

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