352 day(s) ago

Agile Coach vacancy at Centric Consulting

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time

Centric Consulting

Centric Consulting is not the typical consulting company. We live our core values and bring them with us in all we do for our clients and community. Our core purpose is simple: every day we strive to provide unmatched customer and employee experiences and foster a culture of respect, diversity, and transparency. It’s this culture, our people, and delivery that come together to make Centric a trusted advisor to local businesses.

Responsibilities

Embrace servant leadership and display the behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with agile methods.
Coach teams and management towards improving Scrum/Kanban based agile process and metrics, evaluate and mentor existing teams.
Develop, implement and manage team metrics, evaluate team metrics and make recommendations to teams and management for improvements.
Drive the organization-wide agile adoption strategy and rollout plans.
Capture feedback and continuously improve enterprise Agile guidance, training materials, and content.
Enterprise Portfolio Planning and Management.
Demonstrated training and change management experience.
Experience interacting with senior level management.
Experience interacting with the client.
Demonstrated experience with meeting facilitation and negotiation.
Demonstrated experience teaching technical teams basic agile framework concepts.

Requirements

15+ years of relevant IT experience; at least 8 years in a technical software development environment or with IT Project Management.
Minimum 5 years’ experience using Agile methods, 7 years’ experience is preferred
2+ year of Coaching Agile project teams in past 3 years.
Experience working at least two (2) separate instances using multiple agile concepts and methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, Test Driven Development, and Continuous Testing and Integration.
Demonstrated experience (minimum of two separate engagements) as an Agile Coach in an agile software development environment.
Demonstrated experience helping teams transition to agile software development methodologies (leading role preferable) from a waterfall methodology
Education:
Scrum Coach Training
Undergraduate degree – MS/MBA degree strongly preferred
Documented recent (last 2 years) agile training/conference/user group attendance
Suggested Credentials:
PMI: PMP, ACP
DSDM: PR actioner, Advance PR actioner, trainer/coach, consultant
Scrum Alliance: CSD, CSPO, CSM, CSC, CST
Org: PSM, PSD, PPO
Com: Certified ICAgile Professional (CIP), ICAgile Expert, Enterprise Agilist

Other information

What makes Centric different?


Special Culture – Our people make us different. We have highly talented, intelligent individuals across a broad variety of disciplines – who are eager to learn from you and share their own expertise. We embrace fresh perspectives and each other. Don’t take our word for it – check us out on Glassdoor, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to get a glimpse inside what makes us different.
Growth opportunities – As a mid-size firm, there is more flexibility when it comes to career paths. Figure out what you want to do and we'll help you figure out how to get there.
Impact – We think of ourselves as a big company with a small company feel – a local player with global reach that combines business, technology and industry expertise.
Unmatched Experiences – We are allowed to be ourselves here. We are encouraged to be human. It’s at the root of who we are as a firm and why we’re here.
Innovation – We value passion, determination, perseverance, and innovation. We are inspired because we believe in what we are doing and where we are going.
Passion for the greater good – We are steadfast in our devotion to the communities we serve and in actively promoting employee involvement in community improvement projects.

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