Sevatec Inc.

  • Agile Coach

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sevatec, Inc. is seeking an Agile Coach with extensive coaching experience with Federal Government Agile projects. The successful candidate will be closely working with the customer, Agile teams and other contractors and expected to understand the Agile development and testing methodologies and tools.


    • Mentor the customer leads, the development leads and other contractor on agile best practices.
    • Demonstrate full understanding of Agile methodologies and provide necessary Agile coaching, customer training, and mentoring of the Agile methodology.
    • Facilitating Agile team communication, Agile ceremonies, training the Agile teams in Agile testing methodologies,
    • Assist Program Manager, Agile teams, Scrum masters and Product owner in removing impediments, writing user stories, user story estimation, and in establishing a team agreement of ‘Definition of Done. 
    • Assist in preparing the overall planning of the projects, and provide guidance on agile strategies.
    • Review project risks and address them promptly. Assist project manager and team leads to adopt lean processes and lean thinking to eliminate waste in processes to reduce development cycle time.


    • 5 or more years’ Agile experience and at least 1 year of Agile training/coaching experience
    • Five (5) or more years of hands-on expertise as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach
    • Experience supporting multiple scrum teams in an environment with 25+ developers
    • Experience with Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) and tools, Test Driven Development (TDD) and tools, Feature Driven Development (FDD), Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery.
    • Experience in lean processes and lean thinking that focus on elimination of waste in processes to reduce development cycle time.
    • Proven ability to facilitate root cause analysis, problem identification and resolution. Experience with all aspects of configuration management planning including configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, configuration audits, configuration documentation
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
    • Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) or Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC), or equivalent Agile Coach certification
    • Flexible and adaptable to work in ambiguous situations.
    • Active team player and works collaboratively with and through others.


    Desired Experience

    • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) (Desired)
    • Experience with the following Agile/DevOps tools are very desirable: Configuration Management (Chef, Puppet); ALM tools (JIRA, Rally); Testing (HP Quality Center; Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Teamcity); and Static Code Analyzer (Sonar, Fortify, Coverity).
    • Experience working in the TSA or DHS environment
    • Experience leading the transformation to Agile

    Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Government Agency Suitability clearance.




    EEO Statement:  Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."



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