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Senior Agile Coach (San Antonio, TX)

United States, Texas, San AntonioAgile

Job description

** Please note: 
While some duties can be handled remotely, approximately 75% of the tasks for this position will need to be carried out ON SITE with the USAF. 

US Citizenship is required; and native English speakers are highly preferred.


Our Agile Coaches lead clients in their adoption of Agile methodologies. You will have the opportunity to serve as a strategic partner and thought leader in our client’s transition to Lean-Agile principles and practices that will enable innovation and the delivery of quality, high-impact breakthrough experiences. If you’re a strong communicator, a capable leader and you're invested in Agile frameworks, we’d like to meet you.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in software development/information technology
  • 3 years of Agile experience (Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer)
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business or a related field
  • SAFe certification (SPC)
  • Experience working with item tracking tools (Azure, Jira, etc.)
  • Experience with a variety of Agile methodologies, including Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc.
  • Experience scaling Lean-Agile practices, preferably Scaled Agile Framework experience
  • Proficiency with leading workshops including Story Mapping, Value Stream Mapping, Story Writing, etc.
  • Proficiency in Agile practices and ability to coach teams and programs at varying maturity levels
  • Proficiency with organizational and facilitation skills
  • Creative problem solving and influencing skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite


Responsibilities:

  • Establish strong partnerships with stakeholders and team members to serve as a trusted partner during their transition to Lean-Agile principles and practices
  • Apply Lean-Agile values and principles to software delivery teams
  • Teach team members the skills they can use to improve their processes
  • Develop and refine best practices and processes to guide teams through Agile methodology
  • Speak in front of groups and lead meetings
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer through workshops, trainings and informal coaching
  • Collaborate on strategies for successful company Agile methodology adoption
  • Participate in developing and refining best practices for projects
  • Mentor leaders and team members in agile principles
  • Make critical process recommendations and think strategically in order to optimize the entire system

Compensation:

  • Salary: Competitive, depending on experience, possible 1099 engagements

Benefits:

  • 100% paid health insurance for employees. 50% paid health insurance premiums for dependents.
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Family-owned and operated company with access to leadership and room for advancement.
  • 100% remote position and after pandemic potentially 5% travel to industry events.
  • Join a small but global team of experts in a rapidly growing consulting firm! Grow your responsibilities and opportunities in this fast-growing field!

E-Verify Participation Notice:

https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf

E-Verify Right to Work:

https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/IER_RightToWorkPoster%20Eng_Es.pdf

Job requirements

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Establish strong partnerships with stakeholders and team members to serve as a trusted partner during their transition to Lean-Agile principles and practices
  • Apply Lean-Agile values and principles to software delivery teams
  • Teach team members the skills they can use to improve their processes
  • Develop and refine best practices and processes to guide teams through Agile methodology
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer through workshops, trainings and informal coaching
  • Collaborate on strategies for successful company Agile methodology adoption
  • Participate in developing and refining best practices for projects
  • Mentor leaders and team members in agile principles
  • Make critical process recommendations and think strategically in order to optimize the entire system
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement)
  • Excellent communication and servant leadership skills
  • Speak in front of groups and lead meetings
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills

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