Careers

Join the LitheSpeed team!

We believe that we can improve people’s lives by transforming the way they work. We coach Agile methods because we’ve seen its impact: empowering people, encouraging innovation, and getting individuals and teams on the path toward continuous improvement.

If you agree, we’d love for you to join us.

Send your resume to jobs@lithespeed.com.

Agile Placement Services

LitheSpeed is pleased to announce the Agile Placement Services. We’re recruiting exceptional ScrumMasters, Product Owners, DevOps Engineers, Agile Developers and Agile Tests for placement on our client sites. Offering a wide variety of options, like temp-to-perm, temp and direct placement, we’re sure to have the right solution for you.

I’m ready to get started: Great! Keep an eye out for our next Agile Career Day or reach out to jobs@lithespeed.com. We’ll ask you to submit a resume and prepare a skills demonstration, agile game or other presentation for review. There, you’ll join our exclusive pool of candidates ready for placement at one of our client sites.

If you’d like a foot in the door with an Agile industry leader, this is the program for you. LitheSpeed has a proven track record of treating our employees, contractors and partners with respect. We look forward to you joining our team!

Current Openings

Agile DevOps Process and Technical Coach & Trainer

If you enjoy working on a highly collaborative team and are excited to improve people’s lives through transforming the way they work, we want to get to know you. LitheSpeed is looking for an energetic DevOps Process and Technical coach to work with either a commercial or Federal client, in the Washington Metro Area, on their Agile Transformation journey.

Basic Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of Agile concepts including Scrum, Kanban, Product Ownership, and Agile Scaling.
  • Passion for and hands-on experience with DevOps, TDD, BDD, refactoring, automation, and Continuous integration
  • Technical Agile Coaching experience with engineering teams
  • Experience setting up a CI/CD pipeline
  • Ability to do structured and ad hoc agile training and mentoring
  • Interest in participating in the planning of agile transformations and facilitating agile assessments
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field
  • 5+ years Agile Engineering/DevOps experience
  • 5-10 years of relevant IT experience
  • CSM, CSPO, CSP or other relevant certifications preferred but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Work well with multiple cross-functional teams to produce an end-to-end offering
  • Ability to identify when/where flow of work is impeded
  • Ability to assess agility needs and create coaching plan based on client needs
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and work somewhat independently in a client organization
  • Strong focus on client delivery
  • NOTE: Work with our government clients may require that you be eligible for a security clearance

Our ideal candidate has these self-managing Teal* qualities:

  • Highly collaborative
  • Flexible
  • Capacity to follow through
  • Willing to engage with the local community through user groups and Meetups
  • Willing to represent LitheSpeed and its culture at national Agile events and conferences
  • Strong decision-making and analytical abilities
  • Highly developed sense of integrity and commitment to customer satisfaction

*Ask us about Teal culture

We are seeking a full time LitheSpeed team member or Independent Consultant for this position.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria for this opportunity, contact us at jobs(at)lithespeed.com with the subject “DevOps Coach Opportunity.

 

 

 

Certified Scrum Trainer

We are not actively hiring for this position but are always open to meeting up and coming CSTs.

Location: Northern Virginia

LitheSpeed is seeking an Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) or CST candidate who is customer and business value oriented, and is excited to help teams adopt Scrum, Kanban and other agile methods while also sharing their own hard-won lessons learned with those teams so that they can reach their full potential. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with the ability to also work independently who aspires to work in an organization that embraces innovative and creative thinking in a culture of continuous improvement. She/he will have an ongoing personal commitment to learning from clients, co-workers, publications, and other sources.

The trainer must have excellent verbal communication and presentation skills including the ability to present to groups of professionals with a “Leadership” level understanding of at least two of the following areas: Agile Development, Portfolio and Project Management, Lean, Quality Assurance.

Agile Trainer Requirements:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in software development and/or management, including deep subject matter expertise in Scrum with “in-the-trenches” implementation experience
  • Training experience and/or public speaking experience
  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) certification
  • Willingness to spend approximately 50% of your time traveling to client locations in North America, with occasional international trips

Preferred but not required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) certification preferred
  • A record of conference presentations
  • A record of published work in industry relevant journals, blogs, and/or popular trade publications

To apply, please send your resume to jobs(at)lithespeed.com and enter “Certified Scrum Trainer” on the subject line.