CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Agile Coach_SPC in Waltham, Massachusetts
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Category: Project Management
City: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Position ID: J0820-0164
Employment Type: Student Internship
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. At CGI-Burlington, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. As digital transformation continues to accelerate in the New England area, CGI-Burlington is at the center of this change supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. CGI, founded in 1976 on the concept of creating an organization focused on delivering results and exceeding client expectations.
We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic SPC plus Release Train Engineer (RTE) to join our growing team. The SPC major responsibilities are to facilitate the Agile Release Train events and processes and assist the teams in delivering value. Help implementing lean agile principles and practices across organizational business units to deliver large scale homogenous solutions created by dedicated groups of teams. Provides guidance and leadership in program design & execution. communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement. We are seeking a candidate who has proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met. Ideally the candidate will be SAFe certified and engaged in several Agile programs based on SAFe.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Manage and optimize the flow of value by steering the Agile Release Trains (ART) to success and navigating the complexity of delivering software consistently in large environments. The Agile Coach focus is to deliver value by managing program level processes, execution, and continuous improvement.
Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)
Facilitate PI Planning readiness
Facilitate the PI planning event
Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency
Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings, including the ART sync at the Program Level
Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary
Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
Help manage risks and dependencies
Escalate and track impediments
Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
Encourage collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering
Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
Work with the Agile Program Management Office (APMO) on program execution and operational excellence (see Lean Portfolio Management)
Understand and operate within Lean Budgets and ensure adherence to Guardrails
Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos
Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
SAFe Agile – 8-10 Years Utility – Good to have – 3 + years
Technology - Exposure to SAP, Salesforce, Maximo
I&O - Network - 3 years + (good to have)
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
SAFe Certified – SAFe Program Consultant a plus
Knowledge of Devops, Infrastructure, Network operations.
Advanced Communication and Leadership Skills
Experience planning, developing and delivering enterprise-level solutions under challenging conditions
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) leadership experience
Servant-leadership skills and experience
Effective decision-making experience under challenging conditions
Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in related field
What you can expect from us:
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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
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