Sr Associate, Agile Transformation
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KPMG is currently seeking a Sr Associate in CIO Advisory for ourConsulting practice.
· Collaborate with the Modern Delivery team on business development activities, including identification, proposal development, go-to-market content and other pursuit activities
· Support activities during comprehensive assessments of the current state of the client delivery model, across areas ranging from tools and processes to culture and operating model and serve as Agile/SAFe/DevOps Subject Matter Professional for roadmap and delivery of the transformation
· Support efficiency measures executed through application of lean thinking, such as reduced cycle times, limiting work in progress, reduced batch size, understanding of flow, identification of waste/inefficiencies and post-mortem effort
· Participate in coaching activities across cross-functional internal and external teams on Agile and DevOps practices and principle and participate in Daily Stand-up, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Retrospectives and assist with prioritizing backlog, reducing technical debt, and pursuing Agile Fluency
· Support Client Workshops focused on Agile and DevOps Journeys with a goal for Client to adopt capabilities related to build, deploy, package and release automation within CI/CD, including environment and cloud-based forms of automation
· Understand the tools landscape to leverage the right tools to address the gaps and build the capabilities required by Engineering, IT and Test Teams to adopt modern delivery techniques
· A minimum of three years of experience in Software Development and information technology and experience in professional services consulting delivering large transformation services and experience developing and delivering software solutions
· A minimum of one year of experience driving the adoption of and achieving successful Agile and DevOps practices across organizations and a minimum of one year of hands-on experience in a Technical Agile Coach role
· Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Computer Science or related discipline
· Knowledge of providing the technical direction and successful strategy development for scaling Agile and DevOps across organization; Agile Coach certification or equivalent experience
· Experience driving technical scaled agile practices across organizations and understanding of Kanban Model for enhancements and maintenance projects; Scaled Agile SAFe SPC certification is preferred Working experience with cloud and virtualized environment (GCP, AWS, Azure, and VMware)
· Knowledge in cloud management technologies, specifically with the GCP, AWS, Azure and OpenShift
· Travel may be up to 80-100%
· Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
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