Agile Coaches

Woodbridge, NJ
Job Type
Senior level

Job Description

Duration: 6 months to start

Job Description
Profile Summary/Purpose and Scope:
Agile Coach facilitates change and collaboration at scale. He/she is a servant leader who continuously serve the teams, enable product delivery, and benefit the overall enterprise. He/she embodies the attributes of Lean-Agile mindset and a learning and growth attitude to lead by example, while continuously fostering positive change; He/she encourages knowledge sharing and use empathy and design thinking to innovate around the value creation for the customers; He/she helps the organization increase effectiveness and relentlessly expand collaboration, coordination, knowledge transfer, and consistent information flow.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of Agile Ways of Working , encourage buy-in from team members and key stakeholders, help the company embrace agile as a culture shift to its fullest extent.
  • Collaborate with Agile Transformation leader to develop standards and requirements for the agile process
  • Provide Agile training to agile teams and executives on the agile methodology and oversee the development of agile teams to ensure effective outcomes for the organization
  • Integrate related methodologies within the company
  • Provide guidance to agile teams on moving forward with projects, create a safe space for experimentation, and ensure that team members learn as they go
  • Ensure the organizationā€™s vision mission are trickled down to the various agile teams working on the same solution
  • Foster technical excellence and enable teams to have continuous attention to quality
  • Inspire the team, help teams navigate agile tools and software, and promote personal growth;
  • Coach and align the various Agile Teams working in the ART and act as a troubleshooter when needed
  • Coach agile teams in facilitating agile ceremonies such as PI planning, sprint planning, daily standup, retrospective.
  • Coach agile product owners on creation of user stories aligned with corporate value and project vision.
  • Educate managers on dealing with any cultural shifts the project may cause.
  • Instill agile mindset within the agile teams, viewing challenges as opportunities for growth and change
  • Bachelor's Degree required in computer science, engineering, or similarly related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Certified SAFeĀ® 5 / 6 Program Consultant (SPC) Desired
Experience and Required Skills:
  • Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban
  • 10+ years of experience as a Scrum master or with the agile methodology
  • Knowledge of agile software development
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills and patience
  • Active listening and the collective mindset
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Organizational change management knowledge and experience; OCM certification is a plus

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