Agile Coach

Skill Storm Agoura Hills, CA
Job Description

SkillStorm is seeking an Agile Coach for one of our clients in Agoura Hills, California

Job Description:

* The Agile Coach will work with executive leaders that span the organization to the portfolio level providing guidance around facilitating and leading an Agile transformation as well as providing consultation around organizational Agile practices/processes.

* The Agile Coach:

* is responsible for providing knowledge, architecture, and expertise around enterprise Lean-Agile processes while coaching leadership roles in the organization to successfully lead and manage concepts at the enterprise level.

* is responsible for providing knowledge, architecture, and expertise around enterprise lean agile processes while coaching leadership roles in the organization to successfully lead and manage concepts at the enterprise level.

* is an Individual Contributor that coordinates and coaches executive leaders across an organization within the framework architecture of Agile methodology, specific to Scrum, Scrum Master skills, Lean and Kanban.

Essential Functions:

* Serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to predictably deliver high-quality value to customers

* Providing support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile.

* Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values while also meeting delivery commitments

* Guiding and Coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on how to get the most out of self-organization

* Guiding and Coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks

* Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization

* Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.

* Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.

* Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.

* Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

* Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information

* Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog.

Required Skills

* First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM ) and coaching experience

* Scaled Agilist (SA) certification and coaching experience

* Knowledge of scaled agile frameworks such as the Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise (SAFe)

Desired Skills

* First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM ) and coaching experience

* Scaled Agilist (SA) certification and coaching experience

* Knowledge of scaled agile frameworks such as the Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise (SAFe)

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