Agile Coach

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 - $85 per hour
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job description

Agile Coach

job summary:
Agile Coach

Works independently with business partners to identify and implement medium to large technical projects, as defined by Company methodology, such as broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development, building enterprise applications or data warehouse planning and development. Manages projects at least $5-7 M in size or equal complexity.

This role acts as a trainer, consultant and advisor for the AIM scrum teams.

 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 85 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, coordinates, monitors, and supports the implementation of small to medium systems and/or products.
  • Acts as change agent and demonstrates to the teams how the Agile processes and systems work.
  • Guide and mentor multiple teams in the consistent practice of Agile concepts, including roles, ceremonies, processes, compliance, and tool usage within AIM's and Anthem's Agile delivery context.
  • Improves application of Agile principles.
  • Improve team understanding of Agile practice.
  • Promote metrics-led, continuous improvement of the Agile delivery processes and propose adaptations of the methodology to address novel situations. Assists with improving operational metrics in efficiency and quality.
  • Assists with refining the Agile delivery process to reduce areas of uncertainty that become impediments for the team.
  • Ensure that team feedback is disseminated and communicated to IT so that potential changes can be implemented enterprise-wide.
  • Participate in both the internal and external Agile communities to stay abreast of challenges, leading practices, and emerging trends.
  • Continue to improve knowledge of Agile activities at AIM as well as in industry.
 
qualifications:
Qualifications

  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 3 years' experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Requires Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or equivalent. Certified Team Coach (CTC) or equivalent, preferred.
  • Preferred experience within small sized Agile implementations (e.g. 1-5 teams).
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and problem solving skills required
 
skills: Qualifications

  • Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree; minimum of 3 years' experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Requires Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) or equivalent. Certified Team Coach (CTC) or equivalent, preferred.
  • Preferred experience within small sized Agile implementations (e.g. 1-5 teams).
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and problem solving skills required

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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