Enterprise Agile Coach

Lincoln National Corporation   •  

Fort Wayne, IN

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Role

This position will coach multiple teams and associated stakeholders in Agile principles and best practices within the context of software application development work streams. S/he will provide guidance and training around the creation and ongoing maintenance of backlogs, artifacts, tracking and reporting metrics as well as facilitating team ceremonies as required. S/he has extensive experience with and can seamlessly work at all levels of an organization (from team level resources to senior executive stakeholders) to enable employment of agile methodologies as a strategic asset for business value generation which includes impactful culture change. Strives to instill a cultural change biased towards continuous improvement.


  • Acts as a subject matter expert to instill a culture of measurement with respect to both the impact of the change to the business and the effectiveness of the system of delivery.
  • Assesses the Agile Maturity of the teams and coach to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable.
  • Coaches teams on how to remove complex roadblocks and impediments to change and delivery.
  • Conducts ongoing evaluations to ensure the effectiveness of Agile programs and recommends complex and/or highly comprehensive training modifications as necessary.
  • Drives teams’ continuous improvement through teaching in transparency, balance, flow, respect, customer focus, collaboration, and agreement.
  • Establishes new Agile teams and provides interactive initial and ongoing coaching.
  • Facilitates classroom/workshop training for professional levels through management on Agile frameworks, competencies, and methodologies.
  • Proactively collaborates and communicates with internal/external stakeholders to address Agile knowledge gaps to support Agile effectiveness.
  • Works with teams to become effective and efficient in their use of Agile Practices


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's)in (Minimum Required)


  • 5 - 7+ Years of Agile coaching experience which directly relates to the responsibilities of this position, including 5+ years of team leadership experience in an Agile or DevOps environment . (Required)
  • 3 years of Agile Coaching experience helping teams efficiently deliver software(Required)
  • Experience with establishing Kanban teams and aiding in value stream analysis

Requisition #58221