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Agile - Transformation / Lean Portfolio Coach

Company: Brillio
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Agile - Transformation / Lean Portfolio Coach
Who are we? At Brillio, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We were founded on the philosophy that to be great at something, you need to be 'unreasonably focused.' That's why we are relentless about delivering the technology-enabled solutions our customers need to thrive in today's digital economy. Simply put, we help our customers accelerate what matters to their business by leveraging our expertise in agile engineering to bring human-centric products to market at warp speed. Born in the digital age, we embrace the four superpowers of technology, enabling our customers to not only improve their current performance but to rethink their business in entirely new ways. Brillio has exceptional employees worldwide and is trusted by hundreds of Fortune 2000 organizations across the globe.Gartner, Forrester, Everest Research and Zinnov have all recognized Brillio as a leader in helping companies realize their digital transformation journeys. Learn more at
Why Brillio?Because we are growing fast! Really fast, and we need talented people who want to have a profound impact on our customers.In the first half of 2021, we grew over 35% and added more than 25 clients. According to Comparably, whose mission is to bring transparency to Company's workplace culture, Brillio ranks in the top 35% for gender and diversity of similar sized companies. We also rank in the top 15% for Culture and CEO rating. To learn more about Comparably's ratings, click here: are a few videos that illustrates what Brillio is all about and the type of people you'd be working with:A Diverse and Inclusive Brillio: Brillio?
What are you expected to do?

  • Certified in at least one scalable agile framework (SAFe, Scrum@Scale, etc) - SAFe-SPC, SAFe-RTE, Scrum@Scale practitioner, or an equivalent
  • Certified in Agile Coaching - ICAgile, Scrum Alliance, or an equivalent
  • Certified in Scrum and / or Kanban methodologies - CSM, SAFe-SM, PSP, or an equivalent
  • Experience in playing the Agile Coach role for at least 3-5 years and Scrum Master role for 3-5 years
  • Experience in driving organization level Transformation & Change, with with Senior Management, Leadership & C- suite Executives; experience in Org Change Management frameworks will be an added advantage - such as Prosci, ADKAR and Kotter's
  • Extensive experience in Coaching leaders - seasoned Scrum Masters POs, Program / Product managers, Portfolio managers on the Agile ways-of-working, mindset and culture
  • Experienced Agile practitioner who has gone through the process of Agile adoption, enablement and transformation at scale (Enterprise / Account / Program / Portfolio level; preferably large size engagements of 200 / 300+)
  • Demonstrable experience in conducting periodic readiness / maturity assessments to measure agility, engineering and architecture for product centricity, transformations
  • Experience in leading or being part of Agile / Transformation office
  • Experience in Portfolio Management or driving agile transformation at the Portfolio level, using agile frameworks for Lean Portfolio Management (LPM); especially cross-BU or cross-function will be an added advantage
  • Experience in agile prioritization, sizing, scheduling and planning techniques at the team, Program and Portfolio levels
  • Experience in KPIs, metrics and insights dashboards usage at the team, Program and Portfolio levels
  • Extensive experience in software Development (SDLC) projects and programs
  • Experience in setting-up agile teams, agile release trains (ARTs), Tribes, etc.
  • Experience / working knowledge in conducting Value Stream Mapping and IT Stream Mapping, Lean budgeting, and funding, and Value Stream Funding
  • Experience in Facilitating Agile ceremonies at Team, Program and Portfolio levels - such as Scrum ceremonies, PI planning, Program / Portfolio events, ART syncs, EMS / EAT syncs, etc.
  • Has built high performing teams, and focuses on ever improving team dynamics and performance; has helped teams manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges, and opportunities for growth
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of Agile frameworks / models: SAFe, Scrum@Scale, Less, DAD, Nexus, Scrum, XP, Kanban, Value Streaming, Lean etc.
  • Has conducted Agile training / workshops / certification sessions
  • Has participated / led solutions for Agile RFPs and POVs
  • Experience / working knowledge of Continuous Delivery, DevOps, and XP such as SCM, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, etc.
  • Hands-on ALM tools (JIRA, Rally, Version One, ServiceNow, etc.), Realtime Dashboards (Miro, Mural, etc.), collaboration tools (Slack, Teams, Flock, Jabber, etc.); PPM tools (Clarity, Planview, Jira Align, etc.) will be added advantage
  • Excellent communication, strong virtual collaboration, mentoring skills, consulting, influential, collaborative, and observantCore Responsibilities
    • Engage with clients / senior leaders to define Agile / Org Transformations for the account & agree on OKRs, roadmaps, governance, and dashboards
    • Lead / co-lead the agile transformation office (ATO) at the Portfolio or large Program level
    • Enable Agile transformation in Delivery Units / large accounts / Product delivery @scale / Programs / Portfolios, and facilitate teams' progress toward team/organization/practice goals; create transformation roadmap and implementation plans; govern, monitor and control the transformation implementation
    • Conduct periodic readiness / maturity assessments to measure Agility, engineering and architecture for product centricity, transformations; maintaining dashboards that leaders can understand and act
    • Establish cross-BU or cross-functional governance across the Portfolio or large Program; design metrics and insights dashboards for governance and reporting
    • Facilitate Agile ceremonies @scale - Team, Program and Portfolio levels
    • Conduct training / certification workshops on Agile and related roles to teams and other stakeholders
    • Coach Scrum teams, Scrum Masters POs, PMs, and Delivery leaders on the Agile Ways-of-Working
    • Solution architect RFP responses and Pont-of-Views for agile related initiatives
    • Exhibit Lean-Agile leadership and helps the team embrace Agility Core Values, adopt and apply Agility Principles, and implement Agility practices
    • Promote Agility quality practices helps foster the culture of technical discipline and craftsmanship
    • Coach teams on successful Agile techniques and scalability frameworks: SAFe, Scrum@Scale, Spotify, DaD, LeSS, Nexus, etc.

      Equal Employment Opportunity DeclarationBrillio is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

Keywords: Brillio, Newark , Agile - Transformation / Lean Portfolio Coach, IT / Software / Systems , Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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