Job Title: Agile Coach Transformation / Lean Portfolio
Location: Baskin ridge, NJ (Onsite) o Certified in at least one scalable agile framework (SAFe, Scrum@Scale, etc) SAFe-SPC, SAFe-RTE, Scrum@Scale practitioner, or an equivalent
o Certified in Agile Coaching ICAgile, Scrum Alliance, or an equivalent
o Certified in Scrum and / or Kanban methodologies CSM, SAFe-SM, PSP, or an equivalent
o Experience in playing the Agile Coach role for at least 3-5 years and Scrum Master role for 3-5 years
o Experience in driving organization level Transformation & Change, with with Senior Management, Leadership & C- suite Executives; experience in Org Change Management frameworks will be an added advantage such as Prosci, ADKAR and Kotter's
o Extensive experience in Coaching leaders seasoned Scrum Masters POs, Program / Product managers, Portfolio managers on the Agile ways-of-working, mindset and culture
o Experienced Agile practitioner who has gone through the process of Agile adoption, enablement and transformation at scale (Enterprise / Account / Program / Portfolio level; preferably large size engagements of 200 / 300+)
o Demonstrable experience in conducting periodic readiness / maturity assessments to measure agility, engineering and architecture for product centricity, transformations
o Experience in leading or being part of Agile / Transformation office
o Experience in Portfolio Management or driving agile transformation at the Portfolio level, using agile frameworks for Lean Portfolio Management (LPM); especially cross-BU or cross-function will be an added advantage
o Experience in agile prioritization, sizing, scheduling and planning techniques at the team, Program and Portfolio levels
o Experience in KPIs, metrics and insights dashboards usage at the team, Program and Portfolio levels
o Extensive experience in software Development (SDLC) projects and programs
o Experience in setting-up agile teams, agile release trains (ARTs), Tribes, etc.
o Experience / working knowledge in conducting Value Stream Mapping and IT Stream Mapping, Lean budgeting, and funding, and Value Stream Funding
o Experience in Facilitating Agile ceremonies at Team, Program and Portfolio levels such as Scrum ceremonies, PI planning, Program / Portfolio events, ART syncs, EMS / EAT syncs, etc.
o Has built high performing teams, and focuses on ever improving team dynamics and performance; has helped teams manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth
o Demonstrable experience and knowledge of Agile frameworks / models: SAFe, Scrum@Scale, Less, DAD, Nexus, Scrum, XP, Kanban, Value Streaming, Lean etc.
o Has conducted Agile training / workshops / certification sessions
o Has participated / led solutions for Agile RFPs and POVs
o Experience / working knowledge of Continuous Delivery, DevOps, and XP such as SCM, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, etc.
o Hands-on ALM tools (JIRA, Rally, Version One, ServiceNow, etc.), Realtime Dashboards (Miro, Mural, etc.), collaboration tools (Slack, Teams, Flock, Jabber, etc.); PPM tools (Clarity, Planview, Jira Align, etc.) will be added advantage
o Excellent communication, strong virtual collaboration, mentoring skills, consulting, influential, collaborative, and observant
o Engage with clients / senior leaders to define Agile / Org Transformations for the account & agree on OKRs, roadmaps, governance, and dashboards
o Lead / co-lead the agile transformation office (ATO) at the Portfolio or large Program level
o Enable Agile transformation in Delivery Units / large accounts / Product delivery @scale / Programs / Portfolios, and facilitate teams' progress toward team/organization/practice goals; create transformation roadmap and implementation plans; govern, monitor and control the transformation implementation
o Conduct periodic readiness / maturity assessments to measure Agility, engineering and architecture for product centricity, transformations; maintaining dashboards that leaders can understand and act
o Establish cross-BU or cross-functional governance across the Portfolio or large Program; design metrics and insights dashboards for governance and reporting
o Facilitate Agile ceremonies @scale Team, Program and Portfolio levels
o Conduct training / certification workshops on Agile and related roles to teams and other stakeholders
o Coach Scrum teams, Scrum Masters POs, PMs, and Delivery leaders on the Agile Ways-of-Working
o Solution architect RFP responses and Pont-of-Views for agile related initiatives
o Exhibit Lean-Agile leadership and helps the team embrace Agility Core Values, adopt and apply Agility Principles, and implement Agility practices
o Promote Agility quality practices helps foster the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship
o Coach teams on successful Agile techniques and scalability frameworks: SAFe, Scrum@Scale, Spotify, DaD, LeSS, Nexus, etc.
Vimerse is a fast growing IT Company having a team of well trained professionals and with a huge spectrum of services to offer. It s having Innovation and Reliability as its driving force. We are proud to say that with our fleeting yet diverse experiences we are able to become a partner of choice with an astonishing accomplishment and customer satisfaction for our clients.
Our main motive is to provide professional support system to our clients aligned to their core business activity with an aim to provide cost effectiveness and optimum utilization of available resource while keeping pace with dynamic market conditions.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status