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Agile Coach

  • Location: Charlotte, 28262
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 212094

Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

As one of the largest financial institutions in the world, our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Senior Agile Coach 
Location: Charlotte, NC - San Francisco, CA - Phoenix, AZ - New York, NY - Des Moines, IA - Minneapolis, MN - St Louis, MO - Philadelphia, PA 

 

Job Description

As an Agile Coach, you will provide hands-on support to all employees at times, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles including Product Owners, DevOps teams, development teams. You'll work with stakeholders to drive improvements in agile maturity while demonstrating quantifiable progress towards achieving higher performing teams and improved business outcomes.

We are looking for Sr. Agile Coaches that have a previous track record of leading an Enterprise Agile Transformation from beginning to end – and has the tenure to prove it.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Coach and support the business teams in establishing the project vision and preparing the backlog.
  • Mentor the project teams for implementing agile practices.     
  • Continuously measure and report the progress of teams and organizational units in meeting their goals
  • Conduct workshops on agile related topics.
  • Educate various roles and levels of people on Agile principles
  • Provide training sessions and teach skills that lead towards organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies
  • Guide teams into Agile methodology
  • Coach 2-4 Agile teams simultaneously with in-depth guidance on the roles, rituals, and artifacts of Agile teams and organization units
  • Provide team members with feedback and means of improvement and answering questions
  • Responsible for designing a plan for the adoption of Agile (Domain-wide/enterprise-wide)
  • Foster teams and cultures practicing Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement
  • Use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency

Requirements

  • Knowledge on software engineering practices such as Test driven development (TDD), Refactoring etc.
  • Experience in improving the application development processes.
  • Knowledge on various technologies such as SOA, Java Framework etc.
  • Knowledge on SecDevOps concepts and automation tools                                                            
  • Should have solid understanding of Lean concepts.
  • Should have experience in Project Management.                                                                                        
  • Experience in agile related tools like JIRA is preferred.   
  • Hands-on experience in delivering projects using agile practices such as Scrum, XP, Kanban, SAFe etc.

 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.