Agile Coach

Employer
AboutWeb
Location
Gwynn Oak, MD
Posted
Feb 27, 2017
Closes
Apr 08, 2017
Hours
Full Time

About Web is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Agile Coach in Baltimore, MD.

Agile coach contractor must be an individual who has extensive experience with individual and team coaching, organizational development, cultural change and conflict management. The ideal candidate will be a great analytical thinker and communicator with outstanding facilitation and conflict resolution skills, and should possess proven skills in leading Agile teams through an entire project lifecycle,
Agile Scrum Master Contractor must be an individual who has extensive experience with individual and team coaching, organizational development, cultural change and conflict management. The ideal candidate will be a great soft skills, analytical thinker and communicate with outstanding facilitation and conflict resolution skills, and should possess proven skills in leading Agile teams through an entire project lifecycle

Skills Requirements:

•Minimum 6 years of software delivery experience, with at least 4 years delivering projects using Agile development approaches

•Minimum 2 years of Product Management experience
•Minimum 2 years of formal agile coaching/consulting around agile engineering concepts and approaches
•Experience working as an Agile Coach on large programs (100+ people) making a transition to an Enterprise Agile framework
•Experience with standard Agile project performance metrics and reporting
•Experience using Scrum and one or more common Agile implementations (i.e., Kanban, Lean, etc.)
•Experience creating Agile training materials (e.g., Agile Introduction, ScrumMaster, Product Owner, or Understanding User Stories)
•Experience delivering Agile training sessions to various audiences (i.e., technical, non-technical, management, or executives)
•Experience using VersionOne
•Expertise in written, listening, note taking and verbal communication skills, including being able to explain technical concepts to non-technical individuals
•Strong organizational skills
•Must be comfortable switching activities on a day-to-day basis
•An Agile certification, (i.e., Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner
(CSPO), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Scrum
Coach (CSC),

•Experience providing high level overviews for executives and staff level/group overviews on Lifecycle Support Tools
•Experience working in the Office of Systems environment is preferred
•Experience in lifecycle management processes and artifacts
•Rapid and flexible response to change along with self-organization and motivation
•Ability to interface with decision-makers to understand their requirements and those that plan, execute, and manage the delivery of SharePoint capabilities

Education:

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 11 years of professional experience; or 9 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.