Agile Coach

Join our fast-paced workplace as an Agile Coach and put your expertise, experience, and enthusiasm to work immediately. Ours is an active, engaging environment where no two days, projects, or clients are alike. We are looking for proactive problem solvers, creative thinkers, and visionaries who refuse to settle for the status quo.

 

Here’s what we’re looking for…

The Senior Agile Coach role will help to enable a culture of continuous improvement within IT/Application Delivery area, with the common goal to deliver valuable technology solutions rapidly and meaningfully to business partners.
 
 

  • • Articulate and help leaders at all levels of the organization, both business and technology, to understand the benefits of working agile.
  • • Coach and mentor others. Support and train team members to optimize their absorption of agile and internalize the methodology. Enable development of self-sustaining agile teams.
  • • Drive organizational change, in addition to agile best practices and capabilities within the team, enabling the team to adopt and take ownership of their individual roles.
  • • Support team cohesiveness and enable Scrum Master, Product Owner and other roles to effectively perform their roles.
  • • Help support agile tool adoption and consistent utilization, in partnership with the Tools & Process Engineering team.
  • • Ensure consistency across the teams, in collaboration with Transformation Partner and Application Delivery leaders.
  • • Raise issues and drive change to remove impediments from the teams

What we’re looking for…

  • • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) SPC4+ Certified
  • • Has faced difficult challenges, organizational impediments, and has become a coach to managers and other outsiders in the course of addressing them
  • • Passionate about communication, group dynamics and coaching others
  • • Strong collaboration and influencing skills; Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • • Bachelor’s degree
  • • 10+ years technology experience, with at least 5+ years direct experience in Agile
  • • Transformation Delivery and Coaching
  • • Experience with CA Agile Central (Rally) Software, Kanban and Lean highly preferable
  • • Certified Scrum Master / Scrum Practitioner highly preferable
  • • Knowledge of the software development life cycle

Personal Qualifications

  • o Practical and pragmatic
  • o Strong critical and analytical thinking
  • o Adaptable and flexible in approach, deliverables, and relationships
  • o Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills, effective presentation skills
  • o Strong problem-solving skills, ability to work through ambiguity, balance tactical and strategic, and adapt to changing requirements
  • o Attention to detail, outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • o Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Some travel may be required