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SAFe & Jira Align Sr. Solutions Architect

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position is/has:

  • An SPC or equivalent with hands-on experience leading/helping lead a SAFe transformation and/or working in a leadership role in a mature SAFe environment
  • Experience deploying enterprise level software to large enterprises
  • Atlassian Jira and Jira Align software experience
  • Comfortable speaking truth to power, especially to the portfolio and executive levels
  • A strong, 5+ year consulting background with an ability to navigate corporate politics, hierarchies and personalities
  • Able to lead complex, enterprise process and tooling deployments
  • Familiar with modern enterprise software & engineering technologies that support lean-agile principles and practices
  • Excellent presentation, analytical, problem-solving and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A self-starter accustomed to a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple clients
  • A US resident with the legal right to work in the United States
  • Willing to travel ~50%
  • A fun, work hard/play hard attitude!

Extra Credit

If you’re a candidate with experience in one or more of the following areas… make sure to mention it. That’s a bonus!

  • IBM, Telelogic and/or Rational tools experience a plus
  • GitLab experience
  • MBSE with SysML skills
  • Security clearance
  • You’re extraordinary in some way unrelated to this job posting. Tell us!

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If you’re this person, please contact us at careers@321Gang.com

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Empower Your Enterprise Agile Teams

Anyone who has ever studied the Scaled Agile Framework’s (SAFe) ‘Big Picture’ realizes that there are many moving parts that must work together for organizations to realize significant business benefit. Without tool support for these myriad moving parts, continued success and growth for your lean-agile environment is that much more difficult. Atlassian’s Jira Align provides the support necessary for implementing agile at scale practices and processes- from portfolio strategy to work ‘on the ground.’

In this session we’ll focus specifically on how Jira Align supports two critical activities integral to a successful implementation of SAFe (or any agile at scale methodology):

  1. Preparing for Big Room/PI Planning
  2. Executing successful (in person or remote!) Big Room/PI Planning

See it in ActionLearn about the benefits, key features, and use cases for Jira Align.

 

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