Agile Coach

Full Time
Posted 9 months ago

 

Role Title: Agile Coach
Location: Remote
Duration: 6-12 months
Client: HCL / Microsoft
Primary Skill: Agile Scrum, SAFe
Must Have
  • Overall 10+ years’ experience
  • 5+ years of experience as an Agile Coach
  • Strong experience of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments
  • Experience running agile projects of varying size and complexity
  • Experience coaching at large organizations or Fortune 500 companies
  • Experience in Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)
  • Strong leader, educator, and coach
  • An excellent communicator and motivator
Responsibilities
  • Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching
  • Coach senior management in agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from top-down
  • Effectively communicate agile principles, scrum practices and overall operating model across the organization
  • Champion the use of metrics and other OKR measures across teams
  • Undertake regular follow-ups with individual team members to ensure projects are on track and goals are being met
  • Host stand-up meetings with cross-functional teams to review project status
  • Support teams in determining the resource allocation to maintain agile practices and ensure smooth project delivery
  • Work with project teams to analyze current systems and processes and design a strategy for the adoption of agile best practices
  • Guide teams to help them stay on track with agile techniques, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the overall planning goals are being met
  • Conduct any agile training for both development and partner teams, as well as key stakeholders, to educate and transition to a more effective cadence/structure
  • Help the teams set realistic goals, OKRs, and milestones with the new quarterly planning cadence
  • Ultimately, drive cultural change and ensure the organization and its dependent stakeholders is well positioned to be successful with their objectives/deliverables

Job Features

Job CategoryAgile Coach
ExperienceEntry Level

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