Agile Coach

Location New York City, USA
Discipline: Project Mgmt/Business Analyst
Salary: $80 to $85
Contact email: rgarcia@brightmetro.com
Job ref: 420685
Published: 27 days ago
About the Company:
Our client is a global financial services company with almost 5,000 employees.

About the role: 
12-month contract position. The experienced Agile Coach will share the load of 1:1 Coaching, Team Coaching, Training in a delivery process based on Agile principles and practices.
The Agile Coach can be based in Boston, NYC, Tampa, or Dallas.

Responsibilities:
  • Help multiple teams implement/improve Agile development approaches.
  • Model the Scrum Master responsibilities as part of Coaching new teams.
  • Share wins and struggles with other Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches, so everyone learns from each other.
  • Coach team members who are currently wearing Scrum Master hats.
  • Act as a facilitator, running Release Planning Sessions and Retrospectives on a larger program level scale.
  • Work with teams to identify project risks and raise them immediately.
  • Be responsible for removing impediments on the team, as well as the organizational level.
  • Remain at the leading-edge of Agile development practices and contribute to their spreading across the organization.

Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of work experience as a Developer, QA, Release Manager or any other role that promotes a strong understanding of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • 6+ years of work experience promoting Agile methodologies and supporting tools.
  • 3+years of experience as a hands-on Scrum Master on a minimum of 5 different teams.
  • 2+ year of hand-on Jira experience.
  • Experience with Scrum and Kanban Methodologies.
  • Experience with Agile product and portfolio management.