Agile Coach SME - U.S. Citizenship Required

Fairfax, VA

Agile Coach SME - U.S. Citizenship Required

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0224-0987

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is one of the top 5 largest global IT companies spread across 40 countries with endless opportunities to expand and grow. As a CGI Federal Member, you have the opportunity to be a shareholder at CGI and join a family of 90,000 members strong.

CGI Federal is hiring an Agile Coach SME to work with a skilled and motivated team of professionals on a high-visibility Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) cyber security program. You will support a dynamic, fast-paced project focused on improving the cyber security posture of civilian government agencies through the implementation and enhancement of a cybersecurity platform, providing integration services, and developing, securing and maintaining cybersecurity dashboards. You will work closely with a variety of agency stakeholders, supporting their mission, priorities, organization and unique challenges. You will also support the development of additional cyber security offerings focused on next generation security solutions and technologies.

The successful candidate for this position is a motivated individual, a self-starter who works effectively in a dynamic environment. This is a great opportunity with room to grow both on the program and within CGI Federal!

This position is located in our Fairfax, VA office; however a hybrid working model is acceptable. You will be required to be in our Fairfax, VA office two days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Work with project teams to analyze current systems and processes and design a strategy for adopting Agile best practices.

• Coach teams on Agile techniques to stay on course, fine-tuning their approach to ensure that overall strategy is being met.

• Lead Agile workshops for developer and functional teams, as well as for key stakeholders.

• Promote a culture of continuous improvement, setting goals and milestones and assigning responsibility.

• Drive cultural change by championing an Agile mindset and ensure the organization is adhering to industry best practices.

• Facilitate learning and development among employees through individual and team coaching.

• Coach senior managers in Agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from the top down.

• Communicate Agile principles, Scrum practices and overall operating model across the organization.

• Champion the use of metrics and other objective measures by teams.

• Undertake daily follow-ups with individual team members to ensure projects are on track and goals are being met.

• Maintain objectivity regarding issues and how to troubleshoot them by applying Agile principles.

• Hold stand-up meetings with cross-functional teams to review project status.

• Support teams in determining resource allocations to maintain agile practices and ensure smooth project delivery.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required as well as successful passing of a CGI background check prior to beginning work. In addition, candidates must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS CISA EOD/Public Trust clearance.

• Bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of experience in Lean, Agile or DevOps.

• Certification as an Agile Coach or Scrum Master.

• Experience using Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

• Track record of implementing Agile techniques in different work cultures and environments.

• Experience running Agile projects of varying size and complexity.

• Ability to lead, educate and coach.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desired qualifications

• PMP or other relevant certifications.

• Experience with CISA’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $85,800 - $165,200.

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Skills:

  • Agile Architecture

  • Agile Business Analysis

  • Agile Delivery Management

  • Continuous Integration

  • DisciplinedAgileDelivery (DAD)

  • Kanban

  • Product Owner

  • SCRUM

  • Scrum Master

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.