Senior Agile Consultant - Amsterdam

Senior Agile Consultant – Amsterdam


Purpose and Primary Objectives:

l  Provide consulting, coaching and training on Agile to companies blue chip customers

l  Contribute to company thought leadership in Agile & Enterprise delivery

l  Work closely with clients at client locations to deliver and exceed on all of the company and client objectives (as and when required).



l  Delivery

l  Provide strategic transformation mentoring to client executives and become a trusted advisor

l  Provide coaching, training & mentoring to company client organizations on Agile and related methodologies

l  Supervise a team of diverse and distributed consultants of (up to 10 senior, middle, and junior level) depending on the engagement.

l  Develop and deliver Agile/DevOps consulting solutions to the companies clients

l  Offering Development

l  Provide thought leadership in offering development through strategic thinking, innovation, and methodology improvement

l  Contribute to the development and maturity of  companies overall Agile offering suite

l  Presales

l  Grow consulting revenue through existing and new client accounts

l  Leverage consulting opportunities to drive downstream revenues for company

l  Create and present case studies to potential clients

l  Support company bid teams in presales activity related to Agile including taking the lead in preparing and writing proposals

l  Thought Leadership

l  Contribute to company market presence and consulting brand in Agile space through participation in conferences, seminars, writing articles in industry forums and other social media interactions in compliance with company social media policy.


Qualifications: (required qualifications)  

l  Experience

l  Ideally you will have Consulting background and be educated to Degree level.

l  Experience in Agile and Lean based process improvements in a large organization acting in a leadership role /Managing Consultant /Client Program Manager.

l  Industry experience (IT, Manufacturing, Production, BFS, etc.) as an Agile Coach (resume should clearly articulate the coaching experience in a large scale enterprise agile transformation).

l  Experience in training teams on Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, etc.) along with the capability to conduct role based Agile training such as Scrum Master Training, Product Owner Training, etc.

l  Experience in managing or leading Agile engagements in a distributed agile environment such as on-site / off-shore model

l  Experience in enterprise Agile frameworks such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) with ability to guide the customer organization on the right path for Scaled Agile adoption and maturity

l  Experience in creating and tailoring Agile processes based on customer need, keeping the processes always aligned to the Agile Manifesto

l  Experience in consulting or implementing Agile processes in legacy application environment such as mainframe

l  Experience in customer facing roles


Knowledge and Skills:

l  In-depth knowledge of end to end software development lifecycle, with sound knowledge of various Agile methodologies (RAD, JAD, Lean, RUP, XP, DSDM etc.)

l  Knowledge of DevOps capabilities such as Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD), Automated Testing, etc.

l  Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Jenkins, LARA, LISA, Puppet, Chef, etc. Strong leadership, communication and presentation skills. Hands-on knowledge and experience in relevant Agile tools such as Rally, Jira, Version One, etc.

l  Knowledge of Agile testing and engineering practice


Certifications (should have industry recognized certifications related to Agile) such as:

Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

Certified Scrum Coach (CSC)

SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4)

Certified LeSS Professional (CLP)


Additional Qualifications (that would be very useful for the role)

Deep understanding of scaled agile principles and practices

Practical understanding, experience and knowledge of DevOps capabilities

Implementation and usage experience with Jenkins, LARA, LISA, Puppet, Rally, JIRA, Version One etc.

Experience in regularly interacting, training and coaching “C” level executives at the client end   

Practical understanding, experience and knowledge of DevOps capabilities


Additional information:-

Outstanding bonus on offer coupled with a superb benefits package to the right candidate.


  • Reference: HQ00003761
  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: €110,000-€155,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Category: » IT
  • Posted Date: 2/03/2018

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