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Agile Coach Sr. Manager

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00563632


- Job description

Are you ready to step up to the New and take your Agile expertise to the next level? Want to work on high-profile Agile coaching assignments, with the coolest tech alongside the best in the business? This is an excellent opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture Technology.
You’ll apply innovation in emerging technologies to take on today’s biggest, most complex business challenges. In new ways. Fast. Working in highly collaborative global teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life ambitions, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.
The role / Job description:
Highly accomplished, you’ll champion continuous improvement of Agile approaches across multiple assignments. You’ll build on your expertise to advocate adaptive planning to boost collaboration and flexibility between self-organizing and cross-functional teams. Facilitating evolutionary development, you’ll accelerate project delivery to drive a faster, more effective response to change.
Key responsibilities:
Champion Agile standard methodologies across project teams
Analyze data, situations and key variables in-depth
Identify, assess and solve complex business problems
Manage medium-to-large project or enterprise teams
Set near-term goals to support strategic project direction
Independently make decisions with major day-to-day impacts
Develop proposals and advocate Agile approaches to senior client and team members
Identify best methods and procedures for new assignments.
This role requires 100% flexibility to travel and work on site with clients (Monday through Thursday)


Basic Qualifications
  • Min of nine years of management experience
  • Min of six years of large-scale agile transformation and delivery
  • 1 or more of the following certifications:
    • Certified Scrum Master
    • SAFe
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience managing multiple scrum teams simultaneously
  • Experience working with multi-site teams
  • Consulting or Industry experience
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Ability to contribute in a highly collaborative and diverse team environment.
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a solutions-focused work environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills (e.g. Scrum-of Scrums or SAFe) and an Agile software development team
  • Solutions delivery IT process improvement
  • Experience with VersionOne, Rally or other Agile project management tools
  • Certified Agile Scrum Master
  • Experience in full software development life cycle
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines 
  • Deep understanding of more than one Agile flavors such as Scrum, XP, Waterfall, Lean, etc.   
Our commitment to you
With 401,000 employees and clients in 120 countries, we offer infinite opportunities to progress as fast and as far as you want to go. Training, development and CPD is highly personalized, combining multidisciplinary digital resources, on-the-job experience and education programs. So, you can upskill rapidly, continuously improve your expertise and stay ahead of the curve. In addition, we offer an attractive rewards and benefits package. And, as part of an ethical organization that actively engages corporate citizenship, you can apply your specialist skills to make a difference and help change the way people work and live.
Statutory information
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 US and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). If you are currently employed by an Accenture client or affiliated Accenture business, you may not be eligible for consideration. Accenture is a Federal contractor and EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of females, minorities, veterans, and 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.
You will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
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