Agile Coach IFannie Mae - Reston, VA
Agile Coach I','51419','!*!THE COMPANYAre you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress
JOB INFORMATIONPromotes the Agile mindset and acts as an effective change agent for Agile teams to improve the effectiveness of development and business efforts by facilitating improved Agile adoption and maturity across the enterprise. Works with teams to help transform an entire portfolio by observing, evaluating, and implementing changes to solve organizational and cultural impediments. Develops strategies to enable the Agile transformation of a program or portfolio while implementing best practices across the enterprise.KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Mentors Managers and Development Leads in managing efforts consistent with the Agile Manifesto. Promotes and challenges others to foster teamwork and use disciplined Agile approaches for developing quality software.
Coaches 2-4 teams simultaneously by directly observing team activities, guides them through Agile discovery and learning, provides general and role-based training, and helps raise and solve impediments.
Coaches/Facilitates business leads in lean thinking and development of Minimal Viable Products (MVP); Coaches Release Train Engineers, Product Management, Epic Owners at the program level, and coaches Scrum Masters and other team leads on their respective functions within an Agile team.
Facilitates program retrospectives (teams and management).
Acts as an enterprise thought leader; develops creative ways to embed Agile ceremonies, practices and values across development teams.
Raises recurring/widely observed issues and bottlenecks to stakeholders; develops and implements comprehensive solutions.
Coaches organization through change, helping identify and attack organizational impediments which limit team productivity and quality, and develops strategy for Agile tooling.
Develops enterprise Agile guidance, training materials, and content; translates industry best practices into actionable recommendations.
Develops and monitors metrics to track progress of Agile adoption and maturity to aid in accelerating overall Agile transformation efforts.','!*!EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
1 years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
· 6 years of Agile Software Development experience
· 4 years as an Agile Coach or Scrum Master with knowledge of SAFe, Kanban, and other industry best practices
· Experience with tools such as Rally, Jira, and LeanKit
· One or more Agile Certifications (e.g. CSM, CSPO, CSP, PSM, or PSP
EMPLOYMENT As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.','Associate','Associate','Information Management','VA-Reston','','Dev Services COEs','Full-time','','Standard','','Regular','','No','No','1-Novice (0-3 Years)','1-Novice (0-3 Years)','Agile Coach I
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We serve the people who house America. We are a leading source of financing for mortgage lenders, providing access to affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times. Our financing makes sustainable homeownership and workforce rental housing a reality for millions of Americans. We listen to our customers and partners to understand their needs, putting them at the center of everything we do. We apply our experience and expertise to deliver innovative, smart solutions to help our customers succeed. We also help make possible the popular 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, which provides homeowners with stable, predictable mortgage payments over the life of the loan. Our tools and resources help homebuyers, homeowners, and renters understand their housing options. - See more at: http://www.fanniemae.com/portal/about-fm/who-we-are.html#sthash.TXyFv9xs.dpuf
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