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Agile Coach

  • Location: San Francisco, 94105
  • Salary: 75.25
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 212692

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

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: Agile Coach
Location: San Francisco, California, 94105
Term: 24 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for high-level strategic planning and line of business consulting to establish disciplined, effective agile transformation programs which embrace the enterprise agile values and processes in a way that maximizes the value to the business.
  • Responsible for establishing disciplined, effective agile teams which embrace and exhibit the agile mindset, by instructing the team or teams in agile principles and practices.
  • Effectively leverages and combines different industry standard scaling concepts to specific business problems in a manner that best supports scaled agile values and principles, as well as the clients Vision and Values.
  • Responsible for guiding teams on the first principle of Agile Coaching to deliver working software.
  • Using domain knowledge, offers credible guidance to begin pipeline and team process, structure work, create value streams, and start/growth of scaling activities.
  • Develops collaborative working relationships with multiple levels of managers, and steering committees with a focus on scaling agile within an organization or line of business.
  • Helps leaders understand associated continuous delivery implications and the structure required to sufficiently support the software.
  • Fosters maturation of agile mindset by asking powerful questions focusing on scaled program planning, scrum-of-scrums, identification of cross-program dependencies, scaled release planning, empirical data for decision models, and ultimate delivery of work efforts.
  • Objectively informs/assists leaders in a non-biased manner to consider highly complex and long-term implications of transformation to self-governing teams; uses a systems view in facilitating impediment removal at the team/program/value stream level.
  • Provides strategic thought leadership during engagements on approaches to overcome impediments to accelerated delivery; skillfully facilitates conflict resolution with and between teams.
  • Fosters strong spirit of communication and collaboration between teams to align program goals, deliver final products, and ensure leadership transparency to impediments and progress.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Advance and scale our agile transformation within Commercial Banking.
  • Teach, lead, and mentor team members and empower them to make decisions and take actions that will be conducive for the team to complete goals, focusing on what can be done and recognizing opportunities for improvements.
  • Lead and coach scrum masters and product owners and cross-functional teams to build, sustain, and strengthen agile values, providing them with the necessary tools and guidance to successfully implement across programs.
  • 8+ years of experience on an Agile team (i.e. Product Owner, Scrum Master)
  • 7+ years of leadership experience
  • 5+ years as an active Agile Coach
  • 3+ years of experience implementing scaled Agile transformation in a complex, silo-driven environment

 

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

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