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Agile Coach III

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Start Date: 5/15/2024
  • Job ID: 24-00269
  • Posting Date: 5/15/2024
  • Job Type: Contract
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Duties & Responsibilities:
-Provide hands-on support to teams in adopting an agile mindset and practices with a focus on growing capabilities in teams.
-Educate employees at all levels, on Agile principles, providing them with tools for implementing the process in their own work. Provide training sessions, charter boot camps and other interactive workshops as required that lead toward the organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies.
-Provide Agile coaching, which will require expertise in Agile Scrum, SAFe or SAFe-like frameworks, Test driven development and Kanban principles, methods, and techniques
-Define, own, and sustain the master playbook on Agile for Bank based on evaluation of Agile frameworks, Organizational goals, and using learnings from pilot teams.
-Ensure adoption of the Agile methodology and playbook is consistent across the organization by working with Agile teams and product owners.
-Work with the Product owners and the engineering team to align the product vision with the delivery roadmap, quarterly & sprint goals-Facilitating multi-team events like Scrum of Scrum, Big Room Planning, Retrospectives.
-Coach and mentor scrum masters. Develop self-organizing teams of agile teams. Access and measure the maturity of an agile team regularly.
-The primary framework being used is SAFe, supported by JIRA and Confluence.

-Bachelor's degree in a technology related field or equivalent experience
-5 experience acting as a scrum master or agile coach in a fast-moving tech environment
-5 years related work experience playing an active leadership role in scaled agile transformations
-Experience providing hands-on coaching, guidance, and support to all members of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) teams

Key Skills:
Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Frameworks-Experience working with Jira and confluence.
-Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate complex messages and teach new concepts
-Demonstrated experience coaching organizations on agile best practices, expert in all topics involving agile and experience working across organizational levels.
-SAFe certification

Preferred Qualifications:
-Retail experience-Consulting Experience
-MBA or advanced degree in relevant technology or business related field
Posted by Aaron Goldblatt
Technical Resource Manager
(800) 821-4644 x