47 day(s) ago

Agile Coach

Negotiable Salary


Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 7+ years
Employment: Full-time

Softvision

San Francisco
WE ARE A TRANSFORMATIONAL PARTNER

We marry design and engineering language in ways that produce impactful and memorable experience journeys. We partner all the way to continuously improve our clients’ digital maturity. Our Studio network brings the optimal combination of skill, scale, and cost for each stage of the product development lifecycle. And to do this we need great transformational people that want to impact the projects and organizations that they work with.

Responsibilities

Educate various roles and levels of people on Agile principles
Provide training sessions and teach skills that lead towards organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies.
Guiding teams into Agile methodology
Coach 2-4 Agile teams simultaneously with in-depth guidance on the roles, rituals, and artifacts of Agile teams and organization units
Providing team members with feedback and means of improvement and answering questions.
Provide hands-on support to all employees at times, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles including Product Owners, Dev-ops teams, development teams
Work with stakeholders to drive improvements in agile maturity while demonstrating quantifiable progress towards achieving higher performing teams and improved business outcomes.
The Agile Coach is responsible for designing a plan for the adoption of Agile (Domain-wide / enterprise-wide)
Foster teams and cultures practicing Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement.
Use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency
Working Knowledge on SecDevOps and Automation processes and tools

Requirements

We are looking for an exceptional Agile Coach to work with our cross-functional team, and join our world-class community of talented experts. Core to this need are expertise in:

Strong knowledge of and background in Agile frameworks and methodologies like Kanban/Scrum/Safe
At least 8 years in Agile Coaching and Execution/Implementation experience)
Possessing prior experience coaching teams in Agile adoption and/or as a Scrum Master
Proficient in one or more of the Agile tools such as JIRA, Rally or equivalent
Experience coaching at small to medium organizations a must, large organizations is a plus
Expected to work with other Coaches (SecDevOps & Automation) to drive overall coaching program
Having programming experience earlier is a plus, not mandatory
Proficiency in all or many of the following list of core skills: Confluence, JIRA, HP ALM, SonarQube, Junit, Selenium, Java, Javascript, Java Scripting, Java Best Practices, Maven, Jenkins, HP UFT, SQL, Cucumber, Gherkin, TDD

Skills considered as a good plus

Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics (Graduate Degree always is a plus)min
An Agile mindset with experience working in Agile environment
A spirit of collaboration and transparent communication
A natural curiosity for new scripting languages , frameworks and technologies
High personal code/development standards (peer testing, unit testing, documentation, etc)