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Agile Coach

Plano, TX | IT
Job ID: 70024
Listed on 3/21/2017

Agile Coach

Base Responsibilities:
-Partner with the Agile Transformation Lead to understand the needs of the Enterprise while also considering the unique needs
-Will use influencing skills to effectively drive process implementation, standardization and simplification
-Will be responsible for coaching and developing a team of Software Engineers
-Excellent communication and partnership skills will be used when interacting and communicating with key stakeholders and customers at all levels across the company to manage, inform and influence outcomes.

Coaching Responsibilities:
-Assist Scrum and Kanban teams to improve delivery performance through coaching and mentoring on team roles, tools, processes and ceremonies. 
-Identify opportunities for continuous operational and/or team improvements
-Advance Business, IT and Operations leadership’s understanding of their respective roles within Agile 
-Impart external agile industry knowledge 
-Provide training/workshops, as needed and support for all Agile Communities of Practice 
-Consults on and utilizes the latest rapid development or other non-sequential project methodologies. 
-Serves as subject matter expert on Agile development methods and processes; including SAFE
-Maintain relevant metrics that help the team see how they are performing
-Ensure cross-team coordination

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or Military experience
- At least 3 Years of Software Development

At least 5 Years of Project/Process Management experience
At least 3 Years of People Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

- At least 10 years of Project/Process Management experience

- Experiencing implementing SAFE
- PMP, Lean, Agile, Scrum or Six Sigma certification
- Exceptional communication and collaboration skills
- Excellent problem solving and influencing skills
- Master’s Degree