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Safe AGile Coach at MD Federal Project

Silicon Staff inc
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
March 14, 2019




● Work collaboratively in a fast paced environment while keeping projects on schedule and within budget.

● Work with stakeholders to define the scope of various software releases.

● Work on various types of agile teams with a focus on technology and agile teams in government.

● Facilitate pre-program and post-program increment planning sessions.

● Coordinate the execution of all program level processes and the preparation and execution of Release Planning Events.

● Coach Department of Human Services (DHS) Program Management staff on portfolio and program level governance processes and forums in support of data-driven decision making instill transparency into progress, risks, and issues.

● Review project plans with PMs and make recommendations or provide feedback based on the needs of the program.

● Facilitate program continuous improvement activities to include Inspect and adapt workshops.

● Take ownership for overseeing at least one (1) agile release team and ensuring alignment with Scrum Master(s) to provide estimation by release team(s) for program visibility.

● Share, promote and communicate agile best practices, concepts and values while mentoring and motivating enterprise teams.

● Drive the execution of the program releases across collaborative and cross-functional teams.

● Serve as the solution delivery expert for the design and implementation of assigned program releases.

● Must follow and keep track of all phases of the program release(s) from inception through completion including Release reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analyses, prioritization, initiation, execution, and closure for all project Release work related to the program.


● Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related technical discipline is required.


● At least five (5) years of agile experience.

● At least two (2) or more years of agile coaching experience

● Experienced with SAFe Agile process.

● Experience with Agile training both formal classes, and direct interaction.

● At least one (1) year of experience as a VersionOne administrator preferred.

● SAFe SPC4 certification or at least two (2) years of SAFe experience.

● Experience in launching new Agile Release Trains (ART).

● Experience in leading program increment planning.

● Experience with large scale solutions (e.g., SAFe Solution Trains).

● Experience in all phases of the program release(s) from inception through completion including Release reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analyses