Agile Coach

Charlotte, North Carolina

Post Date: 10/06/2017 Job ID: 25619 Industry: Information Technology

Agile Coach 

Actively coach Scrum Teams using hands on mentorship and support of planning and optimization of Scrum-based Agile Software Development Methodology (ASDM) 

JOB DUTIES: 

Act as a servant leader in guiding a team to successful Agile practices 
Attend team ceremonies to coach team to maximum potential 
Co-Locate with team as much as possible to ensure informal communications 
Strategize with Scrum Master, Product Owner, Project Manager and Lean Leaders for ASDM optimization and Team Success. 
Contribute to the Enterprise implementation and optimization of Agile Scrum-based software development alternative to waterfall 
Provide process and role-based training to new and existing Agile teams and stakeholders 
Evangelize Agile best practices and support development of Agile culture 
Assess team performance and recommend ongoing training / coaching needs 
Provide proactive feedback to team members, ScrumMaster, Product Owners and Lean leaders through individual and group sessions 
Provide role based or topic based training as need for the team 
Communicate forecasted coaching commitment to the Agile Lead for planning purposes 
Contribute to the continuous improvement of Agile methodology (ASDM) and assets 
Provide insight into process and rigor training, best practices and team trouble spots 
Engage in events as a SME in general Agile Practices, ASDM and team member development 
Facilitate Role Based Practioner Groups, training sessions, Lunch and Learns, feedback sessions and focus groups 
Educate knowledge-seekers through group instruction and 1x1 consults 

?REQUIREMENTS

Agile Scrum experience with 5+ years Agile Team Lead  experience with a strong overall knowledge of Agile Methodologies
Scrum Master Certification (CSM)
3+ years of recent  pure Agile Coach Transformation experience. 
Experience with Agile software development tools. Agile process setup and management of industry-leading tools such as VersionOne, Rally, TFS, JIRA, etc. 
Prior Agile training and coaching experience. 
Strong collaboration and partnership skills- servant-leadership approach and mentality 
Strong communication and presentation skills - personable and comfortable facilitating discussions from C-level to practitioners 
SAFe experience. Experience either working within a SAFe program or coaching teams using SAFe 
Experience moving teams and organizations from Waterfall to Agile methodologies / Agile Transformations 
Education Requirement: Bachelor Degree 
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