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Agile Coach

Octo Consulting Group Baltimore Full-Time
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Octo Consulting Group is seeking an Agile Coach to join our growing team. As an Agile Coach you will be responsible for training, coaching, and agile practice adoption for a large Federal program.  This includes developing agile guidance artifacts, creating standards and processes, and training/mentoring program personnel. The Agile Coach will provide hands-on coaching for Programs to facilitate a smooth transformation into Agile processes and capture the best practices for knowledge sharing across the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop Agile processes and practices for Agile adoption
  • Work with Agile Programs to identify gaps in Agile delivery, and facilitate improvement
  • Develop Agile training curriculum and workshops.
  • Lead Agile training and workshops for contractor and government staff.
  • Facilitate transition of Federal staff into Agile roles as a Player-Coach.
  • 5+ years of experience in Agile Delivery, Coaching and/or Training – Federal Agile Experience Preferred
  • 10-20 years professional experience
  • One or more Expert-level Agile certification(s) - SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) etc.
  • Experience transforming large, government programs to Agile
  • Experience implementing and continually improving Agile principles and practices, and coaching the customer on the recommended approach
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to communicate solutions effectively to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Technical understanding to connect technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Experience with data/analytics focused systems preferred
  • Innovative thinking – ability to learn new tools and techniques and apply them to the program

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS,BA) or equivalent experience, Advanced degree preferred

Location:

  • Baltimore, MD and Remote

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