Agile Coach
InSync
Calgary, Alberta
3d ago

Our client is looking for an Agile Coach for a contract position in Calgary, AB.

The Agile Coach willadvise delivery teams and promote the Agile culture and mindset. . The successful candidate will help spread the adoption and implementation of Agile methodologies philosophies, strategies, tools and processes.

You will educate and coach the Agile teams, scrum masters, product owners and management .

Responsibilities include :

  • Oversee and advice delivery teams on Agile practices, processes, and overall approach to executing quickly and with quality;
  • raising the performance of delivery teams through impediment management, continuous improvement, and delivery expertise

  • Draw alignment on dependencies between the program teams and third parties (internal or external)
  • Facilitate program and team readiness by fostering collaboration in the preparation of documents and program backlogs
  • Review deliverables to ensure quality and traceability to requirements and adherence to quality management plans and standards
  • Prioritize agile delivery issues and collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to address and remediate issues in a timely manner based on priority and severity
  • Encourage and participate in continuous integration and communities of practice around Agile.
  • Work cross-functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement and best practices of the Agile Community of Practice and help drive consistency, transparency and execution on projects
  • Collect and incorporate lessons learned through project involvement into frameworks and methodologies.
  • Provide senior executives with management reports displaying trends and key performance indicators for strategic Agile initiatives across the Enterprise.
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • Minimum of 10 + years as an Agile coach.
  • Agile Certifications (ie : SAFe, Scrum Master, Scrum Coach, Scrum Master Trainer)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply Agile Management Framework and well documented Agile techniques (e.g. User Stories, Burndown techniques, Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous Testing)
  • Proven experience assisting organizations successful adopt agile methodologies
  • Ability to manage through influence in a complex and evolving environment to meet challenging time lines and organizational goals.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, communication and organizational skills, a positive attitude, and the proven ability to negotiate and influence others to obtain desired results.
  • This opportunity does allow for remote work and seasoned Agile Coach practitioners located anywhere in Canada are encouraged to apply.

    InSync Systems is an IT recruitment agency that works with small to large corporate clients to connect them with the best people in the Industry.

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