Applying for: Agile Coach & Transformation Consultant


ITDC, a well-established national consulting firm, is looking to hire an Agile Coach & Transformation Consultant with demonstrated experience in Agile Coaching and SCRUM. This candidate will join a highly skilled team that will be providing organization-wide Agile Transformation for a distinguished federal client based in Alexandria, VA. This job is available to U.S. Citizens who either already have or are able to successfully obtain a Federal Government Public Trust Clearance ONLY!


  • Foster an agile mindset within individuals, teams, and organizations to help them better meet their goals.
  • Observe and understand the context of an organization; combine what you learn with your agile expertise to adapt practices and your coaching stance to promote increasing levels of agility.
  • Coach across different stages of an organization's agile journey, from introductory training and coaching to continuously improving high-performing teams.
  • Coach at varying levels of scale, from embedding within a single team to creating cohesion and alignment across an entire organization.
  • Coach a variety of individuals, from teaching team members the basics of a framework or practice to improving the leadership capabilities of executives.
  • Mentor scrum masters on improving their craft.
  • Share your agile expertise both internally and externally, helping to grow Excella's agilists and our recognition as thought-leaders in the market.
  • Clearance: MUST be able to pass a Federal Background check
  • Citizenship: MUST be a U.S. Citizen
  • Location: Alexandria, VA
  • Remote work: Yes, but flexibility to come onsite as needed is a requirement

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience implementing scaling frameworks, with a demonstrated history of effectively leading Agile initiatives – e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)
  • Ability to transform multiple teams from hybrid and waterfall methodology to Scrum and Kanban
  • Extended track record of delivering training that ensures knowledge transfer and mastery
  • Can showcase examples of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments
  • Demonstrated track record of effectively resolving impediments that exist outside of the squad environment
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills and strong time management skills
  • Adaptive coaching style with the ability to work with teams at various levels and in different locations
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience collecting, interpreting, and communicating team metrics
  • Experience with JIRA, Agile Craft, Mural, Confluence, and MS Teams
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Product Owner (CSPO), or SAFe Agilist Certification is required

Education & Professional Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, management information system, or other related technical mathematic, scientific, research discipline or related field.
  • PMI-ACP certification is a plus
  • SAFe 5.1 Program Consultant (SPC) certification is a strong plus
  • ICP ACC certification is a strong plus

One or more agile certification(s) such as CSM/CSPO, SAFe Agilist, SAFe Program Consultant are required for this role.