Agile Coach

Req ID: 16512 

 

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

 

NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Agile Coach to join our team in Washington, District of Columbia (US-DC), United States (US).

 

 

The Agile Coach will be instrumental in providing mentoring for projects that transition from a traditional Waterfall SDLC

approach to agile approaches, such as scrum and Kanban methods, practices and rules, or begin as agile project. At least five

active projects currently require support. Candidate will be a champion for agile adoption and responsible for delivering

results, practical coaching, and developing self-directed application development teams by setting direction, engaging the

stakeholders, and removing obstacles to foster continuous improvement.

 

 

Mentor client resources, assisting them to support their development teams including Scrum Masters, product

owners and other team members.

• Provide mentoring, coaching, problem identification and resolution for team members, such as project managers and

development teams they support, regarding agile software development principles and practices, Scrum and

Kanban processes, teambuilding, and facilitation;

• Coach and develop enterprise enhancements for government executives and other stakeholders to align expectations

and improve performance and quality for results achieved with agile development environments;

• Build symbiotic relationships and coalitions across organizational units and functions;

• Effectively incorporate client insights into team direction by working with management and product owners to

establish feature delivery based on business value and priority;

• Facilitate positive change by providing advice and input on technical direction, tools and processes to help

demonstrate the value of agile Scrum and Kanban-based development;

• Act as a collaborative partner and coach, participating in real-time to provide advice or assistance to teams and team

members as they tackle and overcome difficult challenges;

• Drive improvement through examples and practical experience, taught in a non-academic delivery style

that encourages the adoption of agile technical practices, improving execution, communication and concurrently

building group skills and capabilities.

 

Basic Requirements:

-5+ years Agile, Scrum experience

-5+ years experience coaching and/or transition teams from waterfall to Agile Scrum environment

-US Citizen or Green Card Only 

-CSM, CSPO, PMP, or PMI-ACP certifications strongly desired

 

 

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                

                     

About NTT DATA Services

 

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.

 

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.

 

NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

 

 

 

Company
NTT Data, Inc.
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Washington, District of Columbia 20001, US