Enterprise Agile Coach

Contractual | Long Term | CONDUCTING WORKSHOPS , KANBAN , SCRUM , TDD
Atlanta, GA, Georgia, USA
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Title: Enterprise Agile Coach
Location: Atlanta, GA (Hybrid Position)
Duration: Long Term

 

Job Description:

  • As an Enterprise Agile Coach, you will work closely with executives, leaders, teams, and business partners throughout the organization to ensure effective value delivery based upon defined agile value & principles. The goal is to coach, teach, mentor, motivate, and encourage each team to self-sustainability of agile practices. The Enterprise Agile Coach has worked their career in order to coach those around them and is able to evolve Client through the agile transformation journey.

Responsibilities in this role:

  • As an Enterprise Agile Coach, you will provide coaching, mentoring and guidance to Executives, Business Partners, leaders, and other stakeholders across the organization to ensure the delivery of "value” from the people, product, and organization perspective.

Key responsibilities:

  • Train Agile team of teams within a portfolio on Client Agile Ecosystem including Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Utilize Agile techniques to help the business build product backlogs, prioritize them, and drive value for Agile Delivery Teams within a scaling effort.
  • Coach Agile teams, shared services teams, systems teams, etc. across portfolio and requisite business partners on transparency, empowerment, self-organization and responsive action.
  • Guide Agile teams, shared services teams, systems teams, etc. to improve their ability to be predictive using right estimation and capacity planning techniques.
  • Mentor junior Agile Coaches (Team), Scrum Masters, Product Owners/Managers, and Program Managers to continuously evolve and mature to Agile ways of thinking.
  • Help and provide guidance on setting up communities of practice (CoP) and sustaining them.
  • Lead the Agile Transformation, including the use of scaling methods and value stream identification and optimization.
  • Lead workshops and training sessions focused on educating individuals within a portfolio including growth mindset, agile values, principles and practices, and tool enablement.
  • Launch and support value streams and help reduce lead-times, reduce impediments, and improve the flow of value and delivery.
  • Align to the Agile Coaching Office strategy and support Enterprise Coaches and/or peers through the organization.
  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement within the Agile team. 

What you need to succeed (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS):

  • Facilitation – the art of conducting workshops, retrospectives, assessments, building relationships between multiple stakeholders and team members.
  • Training – Ability to create content and deliver training sessions.
  • Practice - Conflict management, Story mapping, Design Thinking, Estimation, Prioritization, Retrospective, Increment (Quarterly) Planning Events, Agile Forums, etc.
  • Mentoring- Ability to mentor and evolve peers, organization, and program leaders.
  • Measuring- Program Level Agile Metrics.
  • Coaching- Hands on coaching experience with Agile team of teams within a scaled organization

What will give you a competitive edge (PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS):

  • Minimum 5-7 years in Software Delivery, with at least 3+ years as an Enterprise Agile Coach within a medium-sized organization
  • Migrating and coaching a program or portfolio from traditional waterfall delivery to Agile ways of working
  • 3+ years of Product Visioning, Road-mapping, Release Planning, Iterative Planning/Continuous Planning (Scrum/Kanban events) with Agile team of teams or within a scaling context
  • Professional Certification Required: SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) or ICAgile Credential
  • 3+ years of experience with one or more Agile development methodologies (i.e. Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean, etc.)
  • Experience in product development and delivery within a medium sized organization
  • Technical acumen and understanding of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization (CI, CD, XP, TDD, BDD etc.)
  • Strong experience facilitating and training individuals within an organization including Agile values and practices, Scrum, Kanban, Process, and practices.

 

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