Agile Coach
McLean, VA 
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Title: Agile Coach

Location: Metro, DC

Terms: Full-Time/Permanent

Clearance: All qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust clearance.

Travel: Local


Position Overview:

RIVA Solutions is seeking to hire an Agile Coach to support a large IDIQ award with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA.


Responsibilities:

  • Encourage product owners, stakeholders, and leadership to embrace Agile methodologies and guide teams through implementation process
  • Oversee development of agile teams to ensure effective outcomes for the organization
  • Proven T-shaped competencies, able to collaborate across disciplines with experts in other areas and apply cross-skill abilities in development and testing
  • Develop teams of teams into extremely efficient units, creating high business value for client
  • Collaborate with teams/key Agile roles to develop competencies via coaching, role-playing, frequent feedback
  • Motivate teams of teams to constantly strive for improvement and cooperation within and between them, measuring the effects of improvements in increased efficiency of supported teams
  • Believe in and represent Agile culture as a true ambassador, fostering new ways of working in organization and constantly verifying its most important assumptions
  • Orchestrate/lead daily standups, ceremonies, sprint planning, product backlog grooming/retrospectives
  • Practical knowledge of various coaching tools in team management
  • Adept at using scrum rituals and metrics for increasing visibility transparency and resolving challenges
  • Promote functional excellence and build up Agile project delivery capabilities in development organization
  • Drive DevOps and Lean practices, coaching and mentoring team members in development environment
Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Mature understanding of how TO service delivery works in an Agile environmentA Bachelors degree is required, Masters preferred
  • Accomplished servant-leader capable of delivering large-scale software/web development projects by collaborating, facilitating, leading, and coaching multiple Scrum teams
  • Experience delivering and/or managing services involving software development and system integration
  • Current PMP certification
  • Strong experience supporting Cloud Deployments
  • Background with Team Transformations/Scrum Implementations
  • Expert level experience with Individual and Group Coaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Federal civilian client work
  • 5 years as Agile Coach/Product Owner/Scrum Master
  • 4 years on Agile Development Teams

Preferred Certifications:

  • Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Certified Coaching (ICP-ACC)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law.


About RIVA:

RIVA Solutions, Inc. is a rapidly growing provider of information Technology and Program Support Services to the United States Federal Government. Headquartered in McLean VA, RIVA has over 500 employees in 20+ states across the US. As we continue to expand our services within Management Consulting, STEM, Cyber AI and Robotic Process Automation, we are looking for highly qualified people to join and thrive with us. VivaLaRIVA!


RIVA Solutions, Inc. is an Affirmative and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.


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RIVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors


 

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