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Agile Coach

Job Description

The Cyber solutions division of Northrop Grumman are seeking an experienced Agile Coach to work at their London location.

With this opportunity you will work within exciting and prominent programmes and lead teams in understanding and driving Scrum/Agile development.

Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.

We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ provider for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, our reputation as an innovator is unparalleled.

How you will make a difference

You will serve as a supporting member of the Agile Community of Practice providing input into plans and provide status on coaching and training as requested.

  • Develop, maintain, and continuously improving standard agile methodologies, policies, and procedures for an Agile, iterative solution life-cycle, from an executable architecture, concept development, iterative design, production, delivery, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Consults with programmes to gather requirements and best practices to help establish organizational and program-level Agile engineering and management principles and processes to support a range of programs from software intensive systems to hardware and embedded systems.
  • Lead the efforts of developing Agile engineering and management best practices, metrics, and audit practices. 
  • Conduct Scrum team training, product backlog and retrospective workshops, Lean development workshops.

Analyze and articulate complex subject matter via white papers and presentations, enabling the ease of comprehension by customers and all stakeholders.
You will be

Key criteria required...

  • Experience of broad technical experience, with concentration in the design, development, integration, implementation, and operations of complex large-scale information systems and technologies
  • Agile Leadership and team management experience.
  • Experience giving tutorials and/or training.
  • Practical experience/knowledge of leading and coaching Agile teams and program in a software systems environment.
  • Practical experience/knowledge of working with customers, program managers, and functional managers to communicate and mentor them in their role in an Agile environment.
  • Practical experience/knowledge of end-to-end Agile Engineering experience from across the value stream.
  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques

Also, we’d love it if you have...

  • Technical Degree preferred and/ or equivalent relevant experience
  • A good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies and how the IT technology supports our customers.

If you can do all this and more, you’ll enjoy a growing career as we work hard to continuously innovate the world of cyber security.

Additional information for your consideration...

You will need to be able to hold and maintain UK Government clearances

Being a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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