Agile Coach - IT

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Contract
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Agile Coach - IT

job summary:
Description:

The Agile Coach coaches scrum masters and teams in Agile best practices and drives complex cross-term issues to effective resolution. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. They are fully competent in use of Agile concepts and procedures . This role should be fully adept to assess/modify approaches in managing multiple Agile frameworks. With Minimal Supervision and Increased Latitude for Unreviewed Work: Exemplifies a servant leadership style; role models situations and behaviors for Agile teams to include: Actively coaches Scrum Teams using hands on mentorship and support of planning and optimization of Agile; Guides team to successful Agile practices; Provides proactive feedback to team members, Scrum Master, Product Owners and Lean leaders through individual and group sessions; Assesses team performance and recommends ongoing training / coaching needs to make teams better. Expertise in the following high level/best of class Agile practices and processes to ensure a high quality Agile framework: Strategizes with Scrum Master, Product Owner, Project Manager and Lean Leaders for Agile optimization and Team Success; Attends team ceremonies to coach team to maximum potential; Co-Locates with team as much as possible to ensure informal communications; Escalates impediments as needed; Engages PMO Agile Team as needed. Provides process and role-based training to new and existing Agile teams and stakeholders and works to promote and enhance Agile best practices.

 
location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
The Agile Coach coaches scrum masters and teams in Agile best practices and drives complex cross-term issues to effective resolution. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. They are fully competent in use of Agile concepts and procedures . This role should be fully adept to assess/modify approaches in managing multiple Agile frameworks. With Minimal Supervision and Increased Latitude for Unreviewed Work: Exemplifies a servant leadership style; role models situations and behaviors for Agile teams to include: Actively coaches Scrum Teams using hands on mentorship and support of planning and optimization of Agile; Guides team to successful Agile practices; Provides proactive feedback to team members, Scrum Master, Product Owners and Lean leaders through individual and group sessions; Assesses team performance and recommends ongoing training / coaching needs to make teams better. Expertise in the following high level/best of class Agile practices and processes to ensure a high quality Agile framework: Strategizes with Scrum Master, Product Owner, Project Manager and Lean Leaders for Agile optimization and Team Success; Attends team ceremonies to coach team to maximum potential; Co-Locates with team as much as possible to ensure informal communications; Escalates impediments as needed; Engages PMO Agile Team as needed. Provides process and role-based training to new and existing Agile teams and stakeholders and works to promote and enhance Agile best practices.

 
qualifications:
Required Qualifications: Graduation from a four -year college or university or 9 years experience in lieu of a degree.

Work experience in addition to degree: 5+ years experience with project concepts and practices; 5 years of Agile experience of which 3+ years are Scrum Master experience. Scrum Master certification (CSM). Proficient in multiple Agile frameworks (e.g. Scrum, Kanban).

 
skills: Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree - MBA or technical field. Agile Coach Certification. PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practioner). Experience moving teams and organizations from waterfall to Agile methodologies. Excellent analytical, consulting, and change management skills across large audiences and executive leadership. Interacts effectively with others at all levels of the organization; makes persuasive and informative presentations.

If you have had any responsibility for or participation in judicial, administrative, regulatory or other oversight proceedings involving Client or any of its affiliates, please identify the agency or department, the dates of your employment, and the nature of your responsibilities, including a list of any proceedings involving Client or any of its affiliates. NOTE: Only answer this question if you have worked with the government or other agency involved with Client oversight.


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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