Global Data Consultants

  • Agile Coach

    Job Locations US-PA-Harrisburg
    Posted Date 6 days ago(6 days ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2139
    Recruiter
    Alex McCurn
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for an Agile Coach in the Harrisburg, PA area.

    Position Overview

    This candidate will support the Agile training and the transformational initiatives currently underway. 

    Responsibilities

    • Partner with client to implement Agile methodologies, including SAFe, in practice across the organization
    • Own the successful delivery and outcome of the transition from waterfall to Agile methodologies 
    • Provide guidance and support for use of Agile best practices and tools 
    • Work with the appropriate technical and business leaders to help them understand the Agile methodologies, new ways of working and identify modifications which may be needed to successfully move to Agile. 
    • Work with project teams to guide team members in their new Agile roles such as Program Manager, Scrum Master and Product Owner, to enable the team to successfully execute on the project on a daily basis 
    • Assist teams in developing and collecting metrics for project/program reporting 
    • Lead training sessions for pertinent Agile topics to address knowledge gaps identified by Coach 
    • Provide weekly report of key accomplishments, key activities planned for upcoming week(s), areas identified for improvements and recommendations to enable the improvements, and any risks

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 10+ years of relevant experience
    • Solid background and hands-on experience in running large scale programs using Agile methodologies, including SAFe, especially in situations where companies are transforming from waterfall to Agile 
    • Agile certifications (to support the candidate's professional knowledge and experience) 
    • SAFe Certified
    • Experience with PI Planning 
    • References who can attest to the skills as an Agile Coach and commitment to successful outcomes

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

     

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