*Agile Team Coach - Phoenix
Cprime
 Phoenix, AZ
An Alten Company, Cprime is a global consulting firm helping transforming businesses get in sync.  Cprime is the partner of choice for Fortune 100 companies looking to achieve value and agility.  We help visionary business leaders compose solutions, execute implementations, and exceed against business goals.  With our key partnership recognitions, including Atlassian Platinum, AWS Advanced, and SAFe Gold partner, our industry-leading software and services work in synergy to deliver transformations.

Cprime is looking for a Agile Team Coach to help further our Agile transformation. Ideal Coach will be a strong practitioner with skills to educate and help mature Agile teams. The coach will also work with senior leadership to increase team effectiveness and implement Agile principles. Coach should have an extensive track record of introducing best practices, overcoming challenges and ensuring that the team has all necessary skills to make them successful. This role is based in Phoenix.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Train and Coach Agile teams on Agile practices, techniques, and semantics ensuring that all team-related ceremonies take place and those who attend understand their purposes while teaching all to keep within the time-boxes.
  • Provide support for the development of a sustainable Agile Framework.
  • Identify and coach internal Agile champions, to remove reliance on external mentors.
  • Ensure Agile metrics are being tracked, monitor them for indications of potential problems, and assist teams to implement solutions to those problems.
  • Assist in resolving impediments that prevent Agile teams from completing sprint commitments.
  • Assist in Agile Iteration and Release Planning
  • Provide guidance on creating Agile artifacts
  • Facilitate team breakout sessions with an eye on process and related best practices

Qualifications:

  • Experience executing Agile projects in large, complex environments
  • 3+ years Agile coaching experience with teams that are new to Agile practices
  • 5+ years delivering Agile projects utilizing a variety of methods including Scrum, XP, and Kanban using collocated and offshore distributed delivery models
  • Experience executing Agile projects in large, complex environments
  • Deep knowledge of Agile principles and practices
  • World-class facilitation and communication skills
  • Candidates need to be able to take a pragmatic approach in coaching the teams with the ability to adapt based on the agile `readiness` of the team they are working with.
  • Strong Interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Master Degree, a plus
  • Agile certifications – Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC) preferred
  • Proficiency with multiple Agile Lifecycle Management tools (e.g. JIRA, Rally, VersionOne)
  • Background as a software developer, tester, or business analyst preferred
  • Experience developing training materials and conducting training

Travel Requirements

  • Have ability to travel up to 80-100% travel domestically in the USA (Mon- Thursday onsite)
About Cprime
Methods aren't built overnight. They're built in the day-to-day.
Cprime transforms businesses with consulting, managed services, and custom solutions that deliver performance. Agile, DevOps, Product, Tooling, Cloud in unison.

An Alten Company, Cprime is a global consulting firm that is both product focused and consultation focused.  Cprime is the partner of choice for Fortune 100 companies looking to achieve value and agility.  We help visionary business leaders compose solutions, execute implementations, and exceed against business goals.  With our key partnership recognitions, including Atlassian Platinum, AWS Advanced, and SAFe Gold partner, our industry-leading software and services work in synergy to deliver transformations.
We operate in multiple locations across the US including the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, the Midwest, and Philadelphia, and a fast growing global footprint in India and Europe.

Who is a Cprimer?
We are dreamers and believers.  We are the creatives and thinkers. Cprimers deliver!
PLAYFUL - We're not the stodgy types of yesteryear. We're professional...and playful.
STRUCTURED - We're structured in our thinking...But aren't afraid to shake things up.
INSIGHTFUL - We act deliberately...and react dynamically.

We're constantly on the move to find what's best for any situation.
We keep our skills sharp and knowledge sharper by learning new technologies and training according to the most recent standards.

Our Culture
More than just great coaches and engineers, we want to hire great people. We move fast, work hard, and play hard too so we want you to know our expectations up front:
·       Smart, quick learner – we lead our industry and want to keep pushing
·       Gets things done – efficient and organized
·       We strive to make things better
·       We’re a team – so everybody does the dishes, no lone rangers here
·       Excited to work on projects with lots of unknowns and devise elegant and maintainable solutions