Agile Practitioner

  • location: Eden Prairie, MN (remote)
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $57.50 - $71.88 per hour

job description

Agile Practitioner

job summary:
Agile Practitioner opportunity - Remote position

Required skills/attributes

  • 8+ years of expertise and leadership in Program Management.
  • 3+ years Proven financial acumen with experience managing budgets in the $3M-5M range or more
  • 2+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner or Agile Coach
  • 2+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple scrum team projects
  • 2+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)
  • In depth understanding of the technology and multi-practice disciplines associated with program life cycle methodology, large scale project implementation techniques and knowledge of tools and vendors in the marketplace
  • Program Management skills and experience including the ability to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external organizations to ensure client satisfaction and drive client and IT accountability
  • Proven track record leading matrix IT teams with 25-30 staff or more
  • Demonstrated ability to weigh alternatives and determine program strategy and experienced in leading large scale programs, consisting of diverse business and IT teams
  • Experience with Agile Management tools (e.g. Agile Central, JIRA, VersionOne)
Preferred skills/attributes:

  • Industry Certification(s): Agile / Scrum, SAFe, Lean Methodology, and/or Project Management
  • Health care industry experience desired
  • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) implementation and delivery
  • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally)
  • Ability to lead and influence large matrix teams both on and off-shore
  • Experience with supervisory responsibilities preferred
  • Experience in successfully managing multiple programs/projects simultaneously
  • Experience with DevOps (Acceptance Test Driven Development , Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Service Oriented Architecture)
  • Successful in obtaining results in a large corporate (Fortune 200), heavily matrixed environment
  • Experience working for a professional services or Big 4 management consulting
  • Participation in industry Project Management and Agile communities of practice
  • Graduate degree; MBA preferred
Ideal candidate background: healthcare specific background or similar

location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $57.50 - 71.88 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
  • Manage vendor relationship, facilitate and lead solutioning sessions, oversite/reporting of vendor performance, coordinate prioritization development and release planning and production checkout, support/monitor vendor tools and architecture, coordinate war room for blockers and critical defects.
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: No Degree Required
  • Scrum Master
  • Release Train Engineer
  • Product Owner
  • Agile Coach
  • JIRA

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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