Agile Coach

Confidential Company  •  Philadelphia, PA

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/06/17 by Patrick Francis
Philadelphia, PA
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/06/17 by Patrick Francis

ob title: : Agile Coach

Location: Philadelphia,PA

Duration: 12+ Months


Our client is seeking an Agile/Scrum Transformation Coach/Mentor for an initial 6 month contracting role. Contract extension is likely provided the consultant exceeds our client’s expectations.

Required Skills:

- 10 years or more of I.T. Project Management experience, including several years of experience in Agile Coaching and Mentoring.

- Demonstrated experience leading Agile transformation projects in various environments (Application Development, Infrastructure, Integration, etc.).

- Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or Certified Scrum Professional is required; Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) is a plus.

- Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is required.

- Ability to influence change at the leadership level to the team level; Ability to form productive relationships quickly and create the spheres of influence required for organizational transformation.

- Must be able to understand the importance of stakeholders’ business objectives and drive the process towards achieving those objectives (i.e. ability to see the big picture).

- Must be able to develop productive working relationships with a wide variety of teams and leaders.

- Ability to recommend appropriate Agile practices, tools, processes and better development practices that will improve the overall efficiency of our client’s environment.

- Solid understanding of incremental delivery and the value of metrics; also understands backlog tracking, burn down metrics, velocity, and task definition.

- Bachelor’s degree is required.

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