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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Manager Agile CoE in Atlanta, Georgia

Delta Air Lines is looking for a Manager to lead the Agile Center of Expertise to lead a team of talented coaches that support Delta's enterprise agility strategy and rollout. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills to lead a team of talented coaches, experience in agile transformation and a good understanding or gain an understanding of Delta's current Agility strategy.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS ROLE

  • Leading a team of Agile coaches and working with the Agile Architect in defining, designing and implementing Agile practices through the enterprise.

  • Understanding the business and technical implications of transforming to an Agile environment.

  • Building credibility with Delta business and IT leadership by demonstrating thought leadership beyond what is currently available within the current organization and building a path to maturity.

  • Building capabilities to support new agile efforts and competency areas.

  • Building a knowledge base of Agile practices and support the team by answering any questions while working in an Agile ecosystem.

  • Standardizing tools, templates, and processes across the enterprise and tailoring them according to need.

  • Putting in place output measures and reporting on results delivered.

  • Formalizing individual team member's roles and goals that integrate with strategic planning.

  • Coaching and training individual contributors and peer managers on Agile values, principles, methods, and practices.

  • Working closely with DevOps CoE, compliance teams and Enterprise Architecture to ensure agile practices are constantly improving and maturing.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? / WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?

  • Hands-on experience leading enterprise-wide Agile transformations.

  • 5+ years of experience with one or more Agile development methodologies (i.e. Scrum, Kanban, Lean, etc.)

  • Expert knowledge of the business implications of an Agile transformation.

  • The ability to communicate, plan and effect change at leadership, portfolio, program and team levels.

  • Proven executive level communication skills - both verbal and written.

  • Must be results oriented and capable of meeting or exceeding expectations with attention to detail and highest quality results.

  • Value continuous learning and improving

  • Familiarity and experience with agile engineering practices like Test Automation, Test-Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), DevOps, etc.

  • Servant Leadership

WHAT ELSE?

  • Certified in one or more of the following: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP), SAFe Agilist (SA), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), or other agile related certifications.

  • Familiar with large-scale agile frameworks like Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Nexus, etc.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Delta Air Lines recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.

Accommodation for Applicants With Disabilities:Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may email us at Accommodations@Delta.com or alternatively send a fax to 404-677-3851. In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as the subject line of your email or as the title of your fax document.

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