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Accenture Federal - Agile Coach in Chantilly, Virginia

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Chantilly, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Serve as a coach and leader in utilizing Agile practices and methodologies to conceptualize ideas and deliver valued solutions. Coach teams through complex situations to achieve the greatest level of efficiency in applying Agile values, principles, frameworks, and approaches. Build, lead and develop approach to Agile methodology to drive impact and deliver results across the enterprise through the use of analysis, design, development, testing and management. Drive the Program wide Agile adoption strategy and rollout of strategic execution plans. Sustain Agile methodologies and continuously develop strategies for improvement. Serve as an escalation for impediment removal for the Scrum Masters and scrum teams, as well as hands-on role in consultative capacity help raise and tackle complex impediments. Ability to lead complex strategic engagements with a high degree of autonomy in a fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience in successfully leading large-scale Agile transformations with methods such as XP, Scrum, Lean, or Kanban

  • 1 year of experience working with a SAFe environment

  • Hands-on experience applying Lean / Agile methodologies within software, infrastructure, hardware, and operational environments

  • Agile or Scaled Agile certifications (SPC) or similar

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS)

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong communication, facilitation, persuasion and influence, decision making, and conflict resolution skills

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.