Enterprise Agile Coach
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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016
Cox Corporate Services, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONDescriptionThe Agile Coach will be responsible for coaching and mentoring agile delivery teams, roles, stakeholders and other organizational leaders with the overall goal of organizational transformation to agility. The Agile Coach is an expert in lean/Agile practices and one or more knowledge domains (i.e. technical, business, transformation) while having developed skill in facilitation, mentoring, training and professional coaching. The Agile Coach s purview is multi-team and looking out toward the wider organization. The Agile Coach should be comfortable working at all levels to help the organization use Agile as a strategic asset of culture change and business value generation. This role will help the organization use Agile as a strategic asset of culture change and delivering business value.
Demonstrated experience in the design, development, and implementation of Agile transformation strategy.
Must have a solid background utilizing an agile framework (e.g. Scrum, Extreme Programming, Kanban) in software development.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills, coaching and mentorship experience.
Solid oral, written, and presentation skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills are required.
Demonstrated experience with lean thinking
Experience in creating Agile training / workshop material
Experience working with large, small, remote and collocated agile teams
Experience with Organizational Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) or professional equivalent
Experience in the use of scaling methods such as SAFe, LESS, or industry equivalents.
Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), Certified or Professional Scrum Trainer (CST, PST), Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Associate or Professional Certified Coach (ACC, PCC)
Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
A minimum of 3-5 years in a pure coaching (not scrum master/coach) or enterprise coaching role in various enterprises
Develop and lead the organization-wide Agile transformation strategy
Provide guidance and input to the establishment of Program, Portfolio, and Value Stream teams and in optimizing organizational team structure
Embrace servant leadership and display the behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with agile methods
Coach and mentor teams, programs, and management towards improving Agile processes and metrics
Help identify organizational impediments to successful Agile transformation and work with the leadership team to create effective strategies to overcome them
Works with the organization to develop a culture of self-organization and
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-3003 Summit Blvd
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Travel:Yes, 25 % of the Time