Sr Agile Coach
Company: Princeton Information
Posted on: January 15, 2019
Senior and seasoned Agile Coach who will partner with several SMEs on within IT, business product teams and functional areas across multiple sites and large scale teams.
The selected candidate will have an impact for driving aspects of the agile transformation. The candidate must be an experienced individual who has previously served as Agile coach on highly distributed team(s); experience leading Agile/Scrum adoption in the past, and has experience in software delivery methodologies. We are seeking someone with a true passion for the delivery of great customer experience as well as operational excellence while nurturing the team under their care. Working in close collaboration with key senior business and technology leaders across the firm, this leader is accountable to drive technology vision, development and delivery, operational stability and quality process improvements, adhering to and implementing Agile principles. You will be recognized as a subject matter expert who is comfortable practicing and coaching agility culture and mindset. Provide leadership and technical expertise to teams in broad technical areas: systems analysis, software design, software development, quality assurance, performance characterization and release engineering
Certifications " Required - PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Professional) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar certification
" Preferred - Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification
Education " BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of education/experience
Experience " Minimum of 7-10 years of experience as a Scrum Master and/or Agile Coach
" Experience working within Agile Software Delivery environments and driving organization through transformational changes.
" Experience scaling agile to a product line and organization with a lean/agile approach while meeting the controls needed in a financial industry.
" Experience with one or more agile tools (such as Jira, RTC, Rally or Version One) and agile frameworks (Kanban, scrum, lean etc.
" Knowledge and experiences with agile techniques, processes and tools that enable the rapid definition, design, build, integration and test of fully working code
" Experience leading training sessions and/or workshops
" Experience working with senior executives and proven ability to effectively communicate and influence senior executives in decisions critical to adoption and implementation of Agile practice.
" Possesses a comprehensive understanding of how each area (i.e., architecture, deployment, design) collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives.
" Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills and proven ability to work with diverse personality types.
" Ability to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches; must be able to be a voice of reason and authority.
" Excellent skills and knowledge situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
" Preferred Experience creating training presentations and/or videos
" Preferred Spanish speaking and translation
Core Responsibilities " Own, advocate, and coach existing and new teams on Agile methodology and scrum practices, multiple teams in parallel if needed.
" Coach and mentor Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Developers with regards to the application of Agile practices
" Guides teams in the adoption of Agile software development practices (writing user stories, release schedules and integration planning, scrum meetings, velocity and capacity planning).
" Regularly assess the Agile and Scrum maturity of the teams through retrospectives, metrics and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team
" Influences strategic as well as tactical decisions through advice, counsel or provided services which directly impact the business of software delivery.
" Provide real time feedback to the methodology team based on experiences with software delivery teams
" Creates high quality training materials and videos related to processes and Agile practices
" Be a change agent and foster a learn by doing environment
" Persuade and influence others through strong and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills
" Provides support for development of a sustainable Agile Center of Excellence and internal Agile Communities of Practice. Identify and coach internal champions and develop Agile Working Groups
" Drive agile transformation initiatives serving in a consultant and coaching capacity.
Provides in-depth and sophisticated analysis with interpretive thinking to define problems, develop innovative solutions and communicate risk and impacts
" Effectively and strategically collaborate with business and technology groups on technology definition and delivery
" Strong people leadership, ability to form effective teams, assess talent, develop people, coach, mentor, and course-correct
" Foster and champion innovative technology solutions to solve complex business problem as part of a product model emulate the "test and learn philosophy
. Princeton Information is one of the nation's top five privately-held IT consulting firms, in business since 1985. Princeton Information services a clientele of primarily Fortune 500 companies nationwide. With annual revenues over $120 million, Princeton Information operates across the US from multiple regional offices.
Our Commitment to Our Consultants
As a privately held company, Princeton Information is solely committed to the success of clients and consultants - not to any shareholders. PI's success is grounded in the relationships we build with our consultants. We seek the best people; provide career path counseling; as well as the most challenging opportunities in business and in IT. As part of its culture of loyalty and commitment to its consultants, Princeton Information is committed to doing all we can to ensure our consultants have the best possible search, placement and work experience possible.
Working with one Princeton Recruiter will gain you access to over 500 open requirements with the top clients in the US across all industries (finance, insurance, pharmaceutical, commercial, telecom, media, manufacturing) nationwide. Our local recruiters have in-depth knowledge of our clients and opportunities. They will work with you to find you the best possible opportunities for you and your career.
Our relationships with our clients, as well as our consultants, are critical to our success! We have a robust sales organization that ensures that Princeton has the inside track on what attributes a person needs in order to be successfully placed and engaged at our clients. We know the technical and non-technical skills that our clients are looking for and we ensure that you are educated about the client prior to your interview with them. Princeton is committed to going above and beyond to ensure that each meeting you have with a client is a successful one!
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