Agile Coach

Confidential Company  •  Washington, DC

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

$80K
Posted on 10/27/17 by Emily Russo
Confidential Company
Washington, DC
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
$80K
Posted on 10/27/17 Emily Russo

We are looking for Agile Coach for our client in Washington, DC

Job Title: Agile Coach

Job Location: Washington, DC

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

Candidate will be able expected to:

  • Catalyze teams’ continuous improvement through teaching and leadership in transparency, balance, flow, respect, customer focus, collaboration and agreement
  • Facilitate project level training session ranging from technical to business practices
  • Provide guidance of process and discipline for software-delivery teams
  • Support healthy adoption of a variety of ceremonies, such as retrospectives and project-kickoff activities, as objective third party
  • Sit with and pair with team members to teach skills
  • Lead by example with personal discipline and continuous improvement

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Min of 4+ years Agile coaching experience 
  • Min of 5+ years Agile work experience on Agile teams 
  • Leading large organizations/enterprise through Agile and product team transformations 
  • Leading coaching and learning programs for product teams 
  • Must be comfortable working across all levels
  • Must have references from past organizations, who can endorse for successful implementation of Agile practices 
  • Must have a positive attitude with a strong verbal and written communication skills, and strong leadership skills to create positive transformational impact to organizations at large
  • Must be willing to work in a highly dynamic environment, and skilled in resolving conflicts, demonstrate strong persuasive/negotiation skills
  • Must be willing to work collaboratively with existing and/or additional Agile coaches, Scrum Masters and support SDLC and the organization in building a cohesive vision
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