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Agile Coach / Scrum Master

  • Location: Tampa, FL, 33610
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 200001
Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity in Tampa, FL for an Agile Coach. Will partner with several SMEs on within IT, business product teams and functional areas across multiple sites and large-scale teams. Will have an impact for driving aspects of the agile transformation. Seeking someone with a true passion for the delivery of great customer experience as well as operational excellence – while nurturing the team under their care. Must be an experienced individual who has previously served as Agile coach on highly distributed team(s); experience leading Agile/Scrum adoption in the past, and has experience in software delivery methodologies. Will be recognized as a subject matter expert who is comfortable practicing and coaching agility culture and mindset.
  • Work in close collaboration with key senior business and technology leaders across the firm, this leader is accountable to drive technology vision, development and delivery, operational stability and quality process improvements, adhering to and implementing Agile principles.
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise to teams in broad technical areas: systems analysis, software design, software development, quality assurance, performance characterization and release engineering.
  • PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Professional) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar certification.
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification preferred
  • BS/BA degree.
  • 7-10 years of experience as a Scrum Master and/or Agile Coach.
  • Experience working within Agile Software Delivery environments and driving organization through transformational changes.
  • Experience scaling agile to a product line and organization with a lean/agile approach while meeting the controls needed in a financial industry.
  • Experience with one or more agile tools (such as Jira, RTC, Rally or Version One) and agile frameworks (Kanban, scrum, lean etc.
  • Knowledge and experiences with agile techniques, processes and tools that enable the rapid definition, design, build, integration and test of fully working code.
  • Experience leading training sessions and/or workshops.
  • Experience working with senior executives and proven ability to effectively communicate and influence senior executives in decisions critical to adoption and implementation of Agile practice.
  • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of how each area (i.e., architecture, deployment, design) collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills and proven ability to work with diverse personality types.
  • Ability to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches; must be able to be a voice of reason and authority.
  • Excellent skills and knowledge situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Experience creating training presentations and/or videos preferred.
  • Spanish speaking and translation preferred.
If this is a perfect fit, Apply now!