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Agile Scrum Coach

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 204900
Terrific long term contract opportunity in Tampa, Florida for an Agile Scrum Coach. Will partner with several SMEs within IT, business product teams, and functional areas across multiple sites and large-scale teams. Will provide guidance in both technical and non-technical areas such as facilitation, collaboration, continuous improvement, CI/CD, Quality Assurance, and DevOps. Will be responsible for the professional growth of our scrum masters and the scrum teams, contributing to developing subject matter expertise and the application of best practices.
  • Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching.
  • Coach across different stages of an organization’s agile journey, from introductory training and coaching to continuously improving high-performing teams.
  • Agnostic approach to lean and Agile frameworks, helping teams to choose their ways of working based on their environment and challenges.
  • Implement effective governance, escalation and reporting.
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of management and proven ability to effectively influence senior executives in decisions critical to adoption and implementation of Agile practice.
  • 2+ years of experience as an Agile Coach.
  • 4+ years of experience in Product/Project Management.
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Experience working within Agile Software Delivery using Scrum, Kanban, or SAFe.
  • Strong working knowledge of technical engineering best practices including test driven development, continuous integration, DevOps.
  • In-depth experience facilitating agile ceremonies and mentoring teams/individuals on agile values, design thinking, customer value, product management, etc.
  • Experience leading training sessions and/or workshops.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills and proven ability to work with diverse personality types.
  • Excellent skills and knowledge situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.
  • PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Professional) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar certification preferred.
  • Prior Financial Services/Banking Experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of JIRA and Confluence - knowledge of other agile/collaboration tools is beneficial.
  • Experience creating training presentations and/or videos preferred.

If this is a perfect fit, Apply now!