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Accenture Agile Technical Coach in Overland Park, Kansas

We Are: Accenture|SolutionsIQ is unlocking the creative potential of people and organizations all over the world. We are dedicated to bringing humanity to the workplace and creating a destination where Agilists are able to thrive while improving the way people work and live.

At Accenture|SolutionsIQ we embrace the power of AND. The combination of SolutionsIQ’s people, passion and experience in Agile transformation paired with Accenture’s respected global platform and in-depth technology expertise uniquely positions us as the leading business agility transformation consultancy. We drive disruption and accelerate business change with our clients, our partners and our community. With the most experienced Agile coaches and consultants in the industry, Accenture|SolutionsIQ is a place where we’re uncovering the next wave of what it means to be an Agile enterprise by doing it ourselves and helping other do it too.

We are the destination for Agilists looking to change the world. Join the Movement!

Visit us here to find out more about the Accenture|SolutionsIQ Agile Practice (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/service-agile-transformation) .

You Are: An Agile Technical Coach who leads by example and challenges the status quo to promote an environment and culture of continuous improvement, experimentation, and innovation. You have experience providing hands-on-coaching, guidance, and support to all members of an Agile teams, primarily in the development of high-quality software using Agile mindsets, methods, practices and tools. Your superpower? Helping in both the creation and development of software and in coaching and consulting on this process. Your work will drive toward increasing client capability and practice of continuous integration, continuous delivery, automation, test coverage, code refactoring, and other Extreme Programming (XP) practices that have been proven to improve product and service quality, stability, and longevity.

The Work:

  • Advise and guide organizations through their Lean-Agile transformation, particularly in Agile software development mindsets, patterns, practices, and tools

  • Work with Agile development teams to improve their processes and work to release higher-quality products and services with more predictability

  • Design and lead workshops and training sessions to educate individuals on Agile values, principles, and practices, in particular Extreme Programming (XP) practices, including but not limited to test-driven development (TDD), behavior-driven development (BDD), test coverage, automation, pairing/mobbing, code refactoring, continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery

  • Mentor and pair with change agents and stakeholders in client organizations to help them become true Lean-Agile champions and build lasting Agile capabilities

  • Coach and mentor more junior Accenture|SolutionsIQ team members on improving their overall delivery process and outcomes

  • Proactively collaborate with Accenture|SolutionsIQ staff working on your engagement to ensure alignment in the approach for achieving customer satisfaction

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

Here’s What You Need:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with Agile software development

  • Minimum of 2 years practical Agile experience with XP practices like test-driven development (TDD), behavior-driven development (BDD), automation, pair/mob programming, code refactoring, continuous integration (CI), and continuous delivery

  • Minimum of 2 years’ team coaching experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

Bonus Points If:

  • You have senior-level skills in system architecture, design, development, and programming in object-oriented languages and relational database and client server platforms

  • You have experience navigating a consulting engagement, managing customer expectations, and ensuring your work is aligned with the goals and objectives outlined in a statement of work

  • You excel in pragmatic problem-solving, resolving interpersonal conflicts, and helping people communicate effectively

  • You have a proactive and empowering nature that makes others want to follow your lead

  • You know when to step in and lead and when to step back and let the team determine the best course of action

  • You have experience with continuous integration (CI) including building a corporate CI server

  • You have experience in designing, implementing, leading, or supporting agile and technical dojos

  • You possess technical acumen and experience leading technical teams and mentoring other developers.

Accenture Overview We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. Help us show the world what’s possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.

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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.

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