Agile Ambassador

Location: McLean, Virginia, United States

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Requisition Number: RR-0002823

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Here’s what you’ll do in this role:

 Agile Core Team Securing the Digital Transformation “Ambassador”

  • Looking for a Senior Agilist to be an Agile advocate and help support promotion of the Agile Transformation
  • Partner with InfoSec BISO Leadership to better understand the agile activities/methodologies/challenges/successes within other organizations including ePMO (Lean Agile Center of Excellence (LACE)), and other Business Units supported by the BISO (e.g. Digital, Lending, Comptroller, HR, etc.) and leverage best practices within the industry and through learnings based on outreach
  • Partner with InfoSec BISO Leadership to determine areas where it may make sense to transform (i.e. add to the scope of the Agile Transformation) and potentially review areas planned for in existing Waves to confirm rationale for inclusion
  • Validate and verify the Agile Delivery Methods leveraged within the Agile Transformation. What methods are in play, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, etc.? When is it best to leverage the different methods? Identify and document process to determine “ideal methodology” and process to revisit specific methodologies-Who can change? Document potential triggers and a “light process” to initiate change including communication/rationale to ensure awareness and all parties are on the same page.
  • Introduce agile principles and practices that foster a Lean Agile mindset.
  • Perform “health checks” for Waves and Scrum Teams at the direction of BISO Leadership
  • Partner with Information Security Leadership to validate planning and ensure agile transformation execution activities planned and will deliver expected outcomes
  • Actively work with Chief Product Owner and Product Owner to validate the Information Security agile transformation requirements, including prioritization and assignment of services to Waves
  • Champion and contribute to agile transformation and agile program management best practices
  • Promotes agile methodologies and works collaboratively using disciplined Agile approaches to deliver Information Security Strategic Initiatives


Your qualifications:

  • Deep expertise in Agile
  • Minimum 5 years working in Agile
  • A high degree of flexibility; you can tailor agile practices and your facilitation style based on the context of the team and organization
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; you excel at team building, one-on-one conversations, and issue resolution. Strong communication skills; you can clearly present complex information verbally and visually to team members, management, stakeholders, and executives
  • The ability to grow others; you know how to train, mentor, coach, model, and advise individuals and teams, helping them become better agilists, team members, and leaders
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills; you find creative ways to help improve teams, with a focus on optimizing the overall system
  • Exceptional leadership skills; you know how to co-create a vision, reinforce it, and align teams, stakeholders, and an organization around it
  • Strong decision-making skills that allow teams to take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences
  • Demonstrated experience with standard software development practices and concepts. Demonstrated advanced ability to operate using analytical, critical thinking, organizational, and project management skills
  • Demonstrated proficient ability to develop and promote effective working relationships with all levels of management
  • Must have Scrum Master experience
  • Impeccable integrity. We are team-first at Celerity
  • A positive attitude. We can have fun while we work hard to solve business challenges
  • A heart for people. Excellent relationship-building skills across teams, peers, clients, vendors
  • A head for business. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
  • A passion for results. You strive to work complex issues with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.

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City: McLean

State: Virginia

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