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What you’ll be doing...

The Agile Transformation Lead role in the Verizon Consumer Group-Global Technology Solutions Planning and Technology organization is for Agile enthusiasts who will be part of the Agile Center of Excellence and responsible for close collaboration with the Execution teams to ensure alignment with the transformation strategy and roadmap.You willcollaborate across multiple LOBs for Verizon Consumer and Business groups including Marketing, Experience, Digital, Service, Sales, etc. in addition to other GTS leaders and groups to align and scale the Transformation.

  • Focus on a repeatable and scalable Transformation Design & Deployment process.
  • Synchronize the CoE vision with various IT and Product Area Leads, and manage dependencies between the Agile COE and launch calendars.
  • Collaborate with execution team(s) to roll out the process to launch various product areas across multiple Business teams.
  • Define and Monitor metrics - Sprint Burndown, Velocity, Lead Time, Cycle Time, Escaped Defects.
  • Gather feedback from launches and provide updates to use agile as a source of continuous improvement.
  • Manage updates to the Agile COE Backlog and Roadmap.
  • Be a role model and coach; conduct regular 1:1s with Coaches, RTEs, PMs, POs and Product Area members.
  • Launch and support teams to fundamentally shift to new ways of working.
  • Work with the SME program leads to align Agile 2.0 SME objectives with the overall SME and Talent Transformation program.
  • Maintain the Agile playbook.
  • Identify and execute opportunities to improve overall communications & change management for the Agile transformation.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years work experience.
  • Four or more year of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in an Agile CoE/Transformation/Agile Based PMO within IT.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.
  • Experience on an Agile team (i.e. Product Owner, Scrum Master, Agile Coach).

Even better if you have:

  • A Master's degree in computer science or computer engineering.
  • Attention to detail and experience with telecommunications trends.
  • Experience in product based agile methodologies.
  • Experience being part of an Agile CoE for large enterprises.
  • Experience leading transformation initiatives.
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, Clarity.
  • Experience applying Agile product based methodology concepts.
  • Strong Decision-making and leadership abilities.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and storytelling skills for senior leadership updates.
  • Excellent business knowledge and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to engage and influence at all levels.
  • Willingness to work flexible and/or extended hours and can stakeholder in various time zones after hours.
  • Agile certification (PMI-ACP/SAFe).

Equal Employment Opportunity

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