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Principal Consultant - Software Engineering Coach

Location: Atlanta, GA Job Number: 958673 Date posted: 05/04/2021

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Description:

A Principal Software Engineering Coach role with KP Digital means an opportunity to drive transformation at scale that has the potential to positively impact tens of millions of lives. You will be at the forefront of leading the transformation of our product and software engineering practice. In partnership with a product coach and design coach, you will coach software engineers embedded in product teams to quickly discover and deliver valuable, high quality, and reliable working software for customers. The software engineers you coach will have end-to-end ownership of a group of products aligned to a customer experience or platform in the portfolio. You will pair with them daily to teach skills needed to discover and build high performing, cloud-native apps that help achieve improved health outcomes for our members and communities. Teams will work in a product model with agile methodology and apply 12-factor software design principles, DevSecOps practices, test driven development, and continuous integration and delivery. You will help them with all aspects of the product lifecycle and also support scaling the coaching practice to support KPD’s transformation and growth.



This senior level individual contributor is primarily responsible for serving as the lead technical expert across project teams, setting technical direction across technical solutions, and overseeing all IT systems.





Essential Responsibilities:



  • Drives the execution of multiple work streams by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and updating new procedures and policies; gaining cross-functional support for objectives and priorities; translating business strategy into actionable business requirements; obtaining and distributing resources; setting standards and measuring progress; removing obstacles that impact performance; guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly; solving highly complex issues; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership; influencing, mentoring, and coaching team members; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; evaluating and responding to the strengths and weaknesses of self and unit members; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Leads a team of IT consultants in the development of requirements, for process or system solutions which may span multiple business domains by leveraging partnerships with stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture).

  • Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements (for example, SMART) across the enterprise.

  • Leads and oversees the development and documentation of comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of highly unique or complex solution proposals.

  • Leads the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by translating how current processes impact business operations across the enterprise.

  • Leads teams of IT Consultants in the mapping of current state against future state processes.

  • Defines the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.

  • Provides insight and influence to executive management and business leaders on how to integrate requirements with current systems and business processes across the enterprise.

  • Reviews, evaluates, and prioritizes value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies.

  • Leads solution design by translating requirements into workable business solutions and leading in design sessions with IT teams.

  • Recommends and advocates for additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design.

  • Leads the evaluation of third-party vendors as directed.

  • Drives continuous process improvement by leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes across the enterprise.

  • Recommends and advocates for regional and national process improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the strategic and tactical goals of the business.




Minimum Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field and Minimum ten (10) years experience in IT consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.



 


Preferred Qualifications:



  • Four (4) years experience working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or business solutions.

  • Five (5) years experience in large scale software implementations

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related field



Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Pershing Point Plaza IT Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-IT-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: IT Consulting Department: KPIT ADMIN - KPD T AND O - 9601 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Perks & Benefits

Our compensation and benefits are designed to help you and your family stay healthy and thrive in and beyond work.

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

  • Retirement Plans

  • Education & Tuition

  • Career Growth & Development

  • Vacation, Holiday, & Sick Leave

Our Culture

As a new organization, KP Digital will reinvent how we approach digital challenges — from the products we create to the way we work to the talent we hire. As part of this new team, you must be as knowledgeable as you are curious, willing to try new things, even if it means failing fast. We foster a culture of learning but leave your path up to you. In every opportunity we see growth, and in this growth you could see limitless opportunities.

Testimonials

Check out what some KP Digital team members are saying about their careers.

Faizan Javed
Faizan J. Data Science & Analytics Every day, I leverage technology to power digital transformation in health care and deliver meaningful and impactful experiences for our members. More importantly, I enjoy working with team members and leaders who are vested in your success at KP Digital!
Hyun Kim
Hyun K. Experience Designer I work with a highly collaborative and inclusive team of designers, researchers, product owners, and engineers. We’re committed to a design centric decision-making process and providing the best digital experiences we can.
Chethana Nagaraja
Chethana N. Consumer Experience Engineering KP Digital employees are assured of career growth through a wide spectrum of ongoing training opportunities that include essential soft skills as well as upcoming new technologies.
Shyam Madabos
Shyam M. Consumer Experience Engineering Working for KP Digital helped me realize my dream of impacting the community by applying a digital first mindset to the solutions we create. I am very fortunate to work with a high performing and passionate team committed to making things happen!

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