The Agile Coach must educate employees at all levels, including senior, and at times clients, on Agile principles, providing them with tools for implementing the process in their own work.
As a mentor, the Agile Coach is responsible for guiding teams into the Agile methodology, providing employees with feedback and means of improvement, catalyzing organizational growth and answering questions.
The Agile Coach is responsible for designing a strategy for the organizational adoption of Agile. This includes every stage of adoption, from the introduction of Agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement.
The Agile Coach must use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote a culture of experimentation and innovation. In order to do this, the Agile Coach must also embody the Agile principles and lead by example.
6+ years of combined Project Management and Agile Coaching experience.
Experience with Scrum, Kanban, and XP Agile frameworks.
Must have exposure to large Agile / Scrum transformations.
Highly proficient in Agile practices and able to clearly coach teams and programs at varying maturity levels.
Experience using any agile development management tools.
The ability to facilitate group discussion, analyze situations, and draw conclusions.
The ability to keep concise records.
The ability to adapt to changing work priorities and maintain flexible working hours.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent problem solving and influencing skills.
Experience with Custom Software Development Teams, Multicultural Experience and Distributed Teams,
Scrum Coach certification, Scrum Master certification, PMI Certification or similar certification