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Agile Coach - REMOTE

  • Location: Miami, 76177
  • Salary: 100.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 214929
Large Fortune 500 company is seeking an Agile Coach for a 100% remote consulting opportunity who has excellent digital product development experience.  In this role as the Agile Coach, you will demonstrate an extensive background with Product Owner coaching, techniques, training skillset, communication, and soft skills.  This is an exciting role for an Agile Coach who enjoys the thrill of seeing new products coming to life and in the customer’s hands.  Will work Monday-Friday, during normal business hours.  Will work remotely from home 100%.  

RESPONSIBILITIES
As the Agile Coach you are responsible to help train product/technology teams on the enterprise agile methodology and oversee the development of agile teams to ensure effective outcomes for the business portfolio.  Also, will engage in the following activities:
  • Guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method.
  • Will arm agile teams with the right knowledge, tools and training so that they'll be able to use Agile to its full potential and drive business outcomes. 
  • Will contribute and support setting standards for the Agile process.
  • Provide training to teams on various agile frameworks, to include: Scrum, Kanban, XP, Scrumban, etc. 
  • Responsible for all agile support required at the portfolio level.
  • Will work very closely with all Scrum Masters and Kanban leads in maintaining the standards of the enterprise Agile support.
  • This role will have direct reports of agile practitioners.
  • Oversee all agile deliveries, organizational impediments, Product Owner coaching, release plans and deliverables.
  • Works with defined teams in order to prepare overall agile delivery kick-off for the project, supports product owner in creating user stories, supports team in estimating effort and preparing implementation for user stories, supports Scrum Master project execution.
  • Identifies, selects, creates and integrates with appropriate agile framework as and when needed for agile deliveries.
  • Supports the creation and standardization of all policies and procedures surrounding the company's specific approach to Agile.
  • Owns and drives organizational change around Agile project initiatives related to the company's Transformation.
  • Facilitates key Agile project coaching, including but not limited to project managers, team members and business leaders on selected tools, ceremonies, and methodologies that have been adjusted to meet the company's needs and long term strategic goals set for Agile across the portfolio.
  • Supports and runs internal agile training. Also identifies the current areas of learning and coaching needed by Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Project Managers, IT leaders and teams and prepare custom training curriculum to meet specific needs for the portfolio.
  • Focuses on building “High performance teams” on IT side while identifying Product value streams on Business.
  • Identifies and defines the capabilities, technical tools, and management systems required to successfully implement the company's defined Agile Strategy, including but not limited to systems needed for Continuous Integration, Automated Testing, Change Managements, Integrations, and Project Tracking Systems.
REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree required in business, engineering, Technology or a relevant degree
  • Master's degree preferred MBA or Master’s degree
  • Seven (7) years or more in Project Management required
  • Seven (7) years or more in IT required
  • Five (5) years or more in Agile Methodologies, Agile Coaching, and Training required
  • Five (5) years or more Supervisory experience required
  • Five (5) years or more in organizational change preferred
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) - Preferred
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Lean Kanban
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt - Preferred
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

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

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