26 day(s) ago

Agile Coach

Negotiable salary


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

Agile

Atlanta
Agile is an innovative IT staffing and consulting firm that speeds time to talent by matching great people to great opportunities, enabling our clients to drive business results and create competitive advantage. Based in Atlanta, Agile serves technology leaders throughout the Southeast. Agile has consistently been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine, Staffing Industry Analysts and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Most recently, Agile has been recognized as a 2017 Best Staffing Firm To Work For by Staffing Industry Analysts. Agile is a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Employment Enterprises (NYSE: JOB).

Our approach, The Agile Advantage, provides flexible staffing delivery options to fit clients’ business needs, increasing productivity, accelerating results and driving business value. Because we understand business, talent and technology, Agile can quickly match clients with top talent in four key areas:

• Application Architecture & Delivery

• Enterprise Operations

• Project Management

• Information Lifecycle Management

Responsibilities

Designing a strategy for the organizational adoption of Agile from previous Waterfall practice (This includes every stage of adoption, from the introduction of Agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement)
Implementing Agile process, principles and practices across all levels and departments in an organization
Educating employees at all levels, including senior, and at times clients, on Agile principles, providing them with tools for implementing the process in their own work
Providing training sessions and teaching valuable skills that lead toward the organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies
Guiding teams into the Agile methodology, providing employees with feedback and means of improvement, catalyzing organizational growth and answering questions
Providing hands-on support to all employees, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of Agile as well as overall company growth and improvement
Using techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote a culture of experimentation and innovation; embodying the Agile principles and leading by example

Requirements

7+ years professional experience in delivering key initiatives within a technology organization
5+ years of experience as an Agile Coach, coaching teams in Agile adoption
Extensive experience driving a Waterfall to Agile transformation, implementing Agile entirely to multiple teams
Comprehensive knowledge of Agile Practices such as Scrum, SAFe, Kanban, Lean
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
Certifications such as CSM, ICP-ACC, Leading SAFe, etc. are preferred but not required

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