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Agile Coach

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Job ID: 217144
Location: STERLING, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


The Agile Coach will lead and facilitate teams through the agile framework to accelerate system development. The
majority of work will be performed at the Portfolio Level. The position is located in Sterling, VA supporting a
Government Customer.

Job responsibilities include:
Work closely with system stakeholders and technical teams to help them understand and execute an
approach to evaluating and prioritizing program capabilities and requirements.

  • Provide coaching, feedback, and advice to government teams on Agile processes, Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Guide the team and all other stakeholders on DevOps practices (Pipeline, collaboration, TTD (Test Driven Development and CI/CD).
  • Proactively seek opportunities to use process improvement and re-engineering methodologies to facilitate improvements to team processes.
  • Facilitate positive team dynamics to help maximize team performance.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required and 6+ years of dedicated Agile experience or Master's Degree. May consider an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree. 
  • Experience as a certified scrum master, certified product owner, release train engineer, or Agile coach.
  • Experience with technical product management and/or development of software-based products or services.
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and verbal / written communication skills, able to convey information across multiple customer and corporate audiences
  • Ability to facilitate larger sessions or events for product planning, etc.
  •  Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a CBP Public Trust. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must be SAFe certified (SA or SPC)
  • Capability to adapt to fluid situations and prioritize tasking in a dynamic environment.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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