Senior Agile Coach

Advanced degree
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Company overview

BCG Platinion is a rapidly growing company of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with over 330 employees worldwide. Working collaboratively with our colleagues in strategy consulting, digital ventures and data science we bring client decisions to life in complex environments and short time frames by providing best-in-class technology consulting, architecture, design and engineering capabilities.

BCG is a global management consulting firm and a world leading advisor on business strategy and transformation.  We serve clients in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors around the world, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500.  Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 15,000 staff globally in 90 offices in 50 countries. In 2017, BCG was ranked 3rd in Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For".  BCG was ranked #1 in Consulting Magazine's 2016 "Best Firms to Work for" ranking, and for the last six years we have been ranked as a "Best Company" by Working Mothers magazine.  

Position: Senior Agile Coach
Location: London

Roles & Responsibilities: You will be part of BCG Platinion and work jointly with BCG and client teams on UK and international projects. You will actively support or directly lead BCG Platinion teams to advise clients on their software business and technology strategy, Agile transformation of software delivery and DevOps transformation. Coming from a technical background you will be able to provide practical guidance on how to effect change and build capabilities across the IT and operations functions on par with high-performing Cloud companies. You will also contribute to client development efforts, including preparation of proposal documents and attending pitch presentations. You will take a leadership role to continue developing BCG Platinion’s overall Agile Coaching offering, methodologies, assets & accelerators and people capabilities across the Western Europe region.

Qualifications, Desired Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in such as XP, Scrum, SAFe, Lean, and Kanban
  • Proven track record of orchestrating transition and coaching teams for large and complex Agile programs ideally across a breadth of industries – notably software companies, telecom, consumer, banking, healthcare or manufacturing
  • Proven people leadership experience and stakeholder engagement & management
  • Proven experience or formal qualifications in mentoring and coaching a plus
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of enterprise architecture, tooling and capabilities needed to deliver software automation, software development, service orchestration and DevOps in a large enterprise context
  • Experience with major Cloud and on premise based applications stacks, frameworks and tools along the software delivery lifecycle (for example, Jira, GitHub/lab, Bitbucket, mocha, Jenkins, SonarQube, Nexus, Ansible, Chef, Docker, Cloudfoundry, Elastic Beanstalk) to enable continuous integration, continuous delivery, continuous deployment and DevOps
  • Track record of Agile consulting and advisory, preferable background as an Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Product Owner or Team Lead with agile software development teams
  • A university degree with above-average academic performance in a STEM related field 
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, distinct client and results orientation, mental agility
  • A strategic thinker, entrepreneurial, able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication skills, highly professional and rigorous, results-oriented, driven and hard-working

BCG Platinion Western Europe has offices in London, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam and our ambition for 2018 is to grow rapidly therefore we are looking for career-minded professionals with experience in one or more of the following:

  • IT consulting on complex digital and analytics transformations
  • Digital Strategy & Transformation, IT Modernization
  • Solution and Enterprise Architecture
  • DevOps, Agile & Bimodal IT
  • Cloud, Infrastructure & Operations
  • Robotic Process Automation, AI and Cognitive Computing
  • Web, Mobile, IoT and Blockchain Application Development
  • Data Architecture, Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Cyber Security & Risk Consulting

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and your letter of application to

Job information

Firm: BCG Platinion

Location: London

Education: Advanced degree

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