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Agile Coach

Arlington, VA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead


At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today – investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. We offer the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

As an Agile Enterprise Transformation Coach at Sapient Global Markets you will be interfacing with all levels of the organization from the team level up to Sr. VPs. Our Coaches are responsible for assessing the agile maturity of the Scrum teams, facilitating classes and conducting workshops to raise the agile acumen of the team resulting in increased productivity and code quality.


Transform leadership and development team members in the adoption of Agile principles and engineering practices

Coach the practices of Agile frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban as a hands-on embedded technology member of the team

Able to understand, identify, and manage Agile anti-patterns

Create transformation roadmaps at the portfolio/program, product, and team levels

Transformation team structure and cadence

Produce Vision, Roadmap, Release Planning workshops

Demonstrate knowledge of the Scaled Agile Continuous Improvement Model

Produce scaled Agile Continuous Improvement diagram

Speak to the SAFe approach and demonstrate understanding how/where/when SAFe is best implemented In some cases, teach team members through example, classes and workshops Agile engineering practices as exemplified by extreme programming such as clean code, unit testing, Test Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Functional Test Automation and Continuous Delivery.

Transform leadership by executing proof-of-concepts (POCs) as required


Minimum 10 years experience in agile coaching, training

Minimum 5 years experience conducting organization transformation working at Manager level

Minimum 5 years as a delivery team member on an Agile team

Proficient in facilitating Agile classes and workshops

End-to-end experience in agile software development lifecycle.

Ability to influence and negotiate with clients and team members.

To travel and work at client offices.

About Global Markets

Sapient Global Markets, a part of Publicis.Sapient, is a leading provider of services to today’s evolving financial and commodity markets. We provide a full range of capabilities to help our clients grow and enhance their businesses, create robust and transparent infrastructure, manage operating costs, and foster innovation throughout their organizations. We offer services across Advisory, Analytics, Technology, and Process, as well as unique methodologies in program management, technology development, and process outsourcing. Sapient Global Markets operates in key financial and commodity centers worldwide, as well as in large technology development and operations outsourcing centers. For more information, visit

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