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Agile Coach

Company: Robert Half
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

Description What is the job description? We are looking for a passionate Agile Coach, who is experienced in enabling Agile delivery through the application of Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, and other Agile practices. Agile Coaches in our organization are thought leaders who partner with senior management to build high performing Agile teamsprograms. A successful Agile Coach must adeptly navigate complex organizations and be flexible in working with teams that have various levels of Agile maturity. Agile Coaches understand organizational change management and solve complex problems that arise from establishing Agile practices in new environments. The Agile Coach works with peers and the Agile Delivery Enablement Lead to provide direction towards maturing and optimizing Agile execution across the enterprise. This role will interact closely with Technology and Business stakeholders to educate and ensure business outcomes are achieved. MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES bullCoach senior business and technology leaders on the Agile mindset, the value of Agile delivery, and the conditions that are ideal to enable it bullFacilitate organizational alignment discussions around Agile delivery, strategic vision, and desired business outcomes bullConduct assessments to validate the readiness of new Agile teams or to identify opportunities for elevating the maturity of existing teams bullPrepare organizations for Agile delivery through training and on-the-job coaching of Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Release Train Engineers, and Development Teams bullCreate collaborative coaching plans for teamsprograms looking to optimize performance bullSupport and contribute to the Agile Community of Practice as a thought leader (create content, facilitate workshops, host lean coffees, etc.) bullAssist stakeholders in defining Agile metrics to show the value delivered by teamsprograms bullIdentify and resolve organizational impediments that inhibit Agile teams bullServe in a hands-on Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, or Product Owner role as needed, while establishing new teams or optimizing existing teams Please email your resume to Mason.Hartrht.com as we are setting up virtual interviews now! Requirements REQUIRED SKILLS bullBachelor's degree in related field bull10+ years of overall experience in technology delivery bull3+ years in an Agile Coach role at a program or portfolio level bullAgile certification (CSM, CSPO, PSM, PSPO, PMI-ACP, SAFe, etc.) bullExperience with scaled Agile programs (SAFe, etc.) bullAgile mindset with expert knowledge of Agile frameworks and practices (Scrum, Kanban, XP, SAFe, etc.) bullExecutive presence and superior communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) bullExperience building relationships with senior leaders, team members, and customers to execute on a common vision and strategy bullExperience influencing and managing project teams without formal direct reporting relationships bullAbility to be a champion for continuous improvement within Technology and Business teams bullKnowledge of Agile success patterns, common challenges, and techniques to course correct when issues arise bullKnowledge of best practices in Organization Change Management bullKnowledge of technical engineering best practices (Test Driven Development, Continuous IntegrationContinuous Delivery, DevOps, etc.) bullFlexibility to work with Agile teams in a variety of different contexts, team sizes, organizations, cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc. bullExperience with Software Development Life Cycle and Release Management bullDemonstrated understanding of Project Management concepts, including the ability to manage budgets, create resource plans and forecasts, prepare schedules, identify risks, and prepare mitigation plans bullExperience working on mixed methodology program (e.g. Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective) bullExperience with managing backlogs and sprints via an Agile Lifecycle Management tool (JIRA, VersionOne, Rally, etc.) bullHigh-level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Project, and SharePoint PREFERRED SKILLS bullCertified Agile Coach (CAC) bullSAFe Program Consultant (SPC) with experience in establishing Agile Release Trains bullExpertise in Product Development andor Customer Experience bullPrevious experience in Utility industry Robert Half Technology matches IT professionals with some of the best companies on a temporary, project or full-time basis. From roles in software and applications to IT infrastructure and operations, we provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the technology jobs that match your skills and priorities - fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local Robert Half Technology office at 888.490.4429 or visit www.roberthalf.comjobstechnology to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2020 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer MFDisabilityVeterans. By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use httpswww.roberthalf.comterms-of-use .

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