129 day(s) ago

Agile Coach

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: United States
English: Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Cigna

Hartford
Let us tell you a little more about us. Cigna exists to improve lives. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide that service Cigna, Express Scripts and other affiliate customers, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions.

We are going through an exciting period of expansion; at the centre of our International division’s ambitious growth strategy we are currently working towards multi-year effort to implement a consistent digital strategy for the international markets.

General overview of the role

This is a brand new role within the business where you will be reporting to the Agile Enablement Office lead and will be a key player to help transform our organization. As an Agile coach, you will lead and coach the business delivery teams and our business stakeholders in their adoption of Agile.

You will promote the Agile mindset and act as an effective change agent for Agile teams to improve the effectiveness of development and business efforts by facilitating improved Agile adoption and maturity across International Markets.

Responsibilities

Key player in the set-up of the Agile Enablement Office to help lead our Agile transformation
Develops strategies to enable the agile transformation of our portfolio while implementing best practices.
Coach and mentor teams as needed in lean-Agile mindset and practices empowering the teams to deliver business value early and often.
On an organizational level, promotes an Agile mindset, and supports Agile adoption and implementations across our Portfolio.
Practices servant leadership focusing on the needs of the team and those they serve, with the goal of achieving results in line with the organization’s values, principles, and business objectives.
Acts as mentor, teacher, trainer or coach to teams, Product Owners and Scrum Masters helping to develop an Agile mindset, business value, and Agile at scale.
Helps teams manage and optimize the flow of value across multiple teams using various Agile frameworks, tools, and information radiators.
Will assist with the development of our Agile team best practices, tools & standards
Work with the Global Portfolio lead teams to develop, aligning and maintain team standards, performance metrics, tools across our portfolio.
Participates and promotes a Community of Practice; shares knowledge and experiences with stakeholders and Global portfolio team through presentations, discussions, and activities
Create & maintain collaborative communication sites & tools where required
Provide boot camps and other intensive training as required

Requirements

Extensive experience working in complex Lean-Agile environment supporting multiple teams and dependencies in an enterprise organization using Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.
Experience as a Scrum Master or Release Train Engineer working with multiple teams in a complex environment
Experience as an Agile Coach working with multiple Scrum Masters and Coaches
Experience working in scaling Agile environment using SAFe or similar frameworks
Experience working with Agile tools e.g. Jira, Rally, DevOps etc.
Deep knowledge and expertise in Lean & Agile frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc.
Thorough understanding of one or more Agile @ Scale frameworks – e.g. SAFe, LeSS, S@S, etc.

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