Accenture

Federal - Scrum Master/Lean Agile Manager

3+ months agoSt. Louis, MO

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: St. Louis, MO

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can We'll give you numerous opportunities from informal training sessions to courses and certifications to keep your tech smarts sharp.

You are:

A driven servant-leader. You eat, sleep, breathe Agile values and principles and you have a passion ensuring your team does the same. How exactly You establish an effective team environment, and work to build strong relationships between the team and the client. You clear obstacles and address team dynamics. You help everyone understand Scrum theories, practices, and rules. You make processes work for the entire team and all of this results in amazing outcomes.

The work:

As a Lean Agile Leader and team level coach, your responsibilities are to increase adoption, awareness, and overall success of Agile delivery programs at the team level. Additionally, you will communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement.

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Qualifications

Here's what you need:

- Expert Agile software delivery experience as Scrum Master OR Agile Coach
- Expert understanding of Lean-Agile principles, practices and frameworks including: Scrum, Kanban, XP and SAFe 4.0 or similar
- Advanced with Agile development for a custom or COTS application
- Minimum one of the following certifications:- ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP)
- ICAgile Certified Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC)
- Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
- PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
- Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)

- Experience managing/leading a team

Bonus points if:

- Experienced in client facing role for Agile delivery
- Deep understanding of all software lifecycle development disciplines - Project Management, Requirements Management, Analysis & Design, Development, Quality Assurance (Testing), Implementation, Deployment, Configuration & Change Management
- Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience and certification
- Experience in teaching and/or mentoring multiple Agile teams within same Release cycle
- Experience communicating and removing impediments within and across multiple teams
- Extensive knowledge of technical software engineering practices (e.g. - BDD, TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, pair programming)
- Experience supporting a Government/Federal customer

Important Eligibility Requirements
US Citizenship - No Dual Citizenship

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.

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

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

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Other Employment Statements

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.

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

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

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Job ID: AccentureInc-00974478