KPMG Associate, Agile Transformation in Dallas, Texas
Associate, Agile Transformation
New York, New York
Requisition #: 38351
Practice Area: Advisory
Location: Denver, CO; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Baltimore, MD; New York, NY; Dallas, TX; McLean, VA
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Collaborate with the Modern Delivery team on business development activities, including identification, proposal development, go-to-market content and other pursuit activities
Support activities during comprehensive assessments of the current state of the client delivery model, across areas ranging from tools and processes to culture and operating model and serve as Agile/SAFe/DevOps Subject Matter Expert for roadmap and delivery of the transformation
Support efficiency measures executed through application of lean thinking, such as reduced cycle times, limiting work in progress, reduced batch size, understanding of flow, identification of waste/inefficiencies and post-mortem effort
Participate in coaching activities across cross-functional internal and external teams on Agile and DevOps practices and principle and participate in Daily Stand-up, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Retrospectives and assist with prioritizing backlog, reducing technical debt, and pursuing Agile Fluency
Support Client Workshops focused on Agile and DevOps Journeys with a goal for Client to adopt capabilities related to build, deploy, package and release automation within CI/CD, including environment and cloud-based forms of automation
Understand the tools landscape to leverage the right tools to address the gaps and build the capabilities required by Engineering, IT and Test Teams to adopt modern delivery techniques
A minimum of one of experience in Software Development and information technology and experience in delivering large transformation services and experience developing and delivering software solutions
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Computer Science or related discipline
Experience driving the adoption of and achieving successful Agile and DevOps practices across organizations and a minimum of one year of hands-on experience in a Technical Agile Coach role
Knowledge of providing the technical direction and successful strategy development for scaling Agile and DevOps across organization; Agile Coach certification or equivalent experience
Experience driving technical scaled agile practices across organizations and understanding of Kanban Model for enhancements and maintenance projects; Scaled Agile SAFe SPC certification preferred
Working experience with cloud and virtualized environment (GCP, AWS, Azure, and VMware); Experience in cloud management technologies, specifically with the GCP, AWS, Azure and OpenShift
Travel may be up to 80-100%
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.
KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.
Personal Time Off (PTO)
Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).
401(k) and Pension Plans
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Health Care Flexible Spending Account
Mortgage Assistance Program
Hyatt Legal Plan
Benefits vary by employment status.