Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Agile Coach. We are in the early stages of implementing scrum in our IS&T department. The Scrum Coach will assist teams in adopting agile principles and improving their velocity of value delivery. The focus will be working with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Managers to learn new ways of working. This role will also help teams that want to get started but lack the awareness of how to do so.

Accountabilities

Facilitate the activities of Agile teams by encouraging and supporting the team to self-manage their iterations by living the value of a "leader who serves".

Ensure self-organized team's continuous improvement through monitoring and coaching.

Mentor and Coach Scrum Masters to successfully transition roles and ensure long term success of teams.

Mentor and Coach Product Owners to ensure long term success of the teams.

Assist in scheduling and facilitating Scrum team ceremonies including release and sprint planning, backlog refinement, daily standups, demos, and retrospectives.

Remove impediments for teams and escalate issues as appropriate.

Develop team members through coaching and by fostering a positive work environment.
Competencies/Skills/Experience

Understand the fundamentals of agile and iterative development.

Expert facilitator and collaborator.

High energy, effective leader with the attitude of empowerment and ability to lead their team to self-organization.
Required Qualifications

Experience playing the Scrum Master role for 5+ years in a software development team.

Experience bringing Scrum to least one new team.

Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Experience working in a continuous delivery environment.

Scrum Master Certification or equivalent training.
Preferred Qualifications

Certified Scrum Professional, Certified Scrum Trainer, or Certified Scrum Coach.

Certified Scrum@Scale and/or LeSS Practitioner.

4-year degree in a related field.

Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Etc.
Work Schedule
We offer flexible scheduling with core hours being 9:00am-3:00pm. This will be a hybrid model. The contractor may work remote but will spend time at the Richfield site as needed for key meetings/interactions. As a result, we will favor local candidates or candidates from the 5-state region . Candidates outside of the 5-state region should be identified upon submission.

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Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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