#5315 Agile Coach in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description


Agile Coach
Contract to Hire
Dallas, TX

What You Will Be Doing: 

  • Candidate will facilitate the efforts of multiple Scrum teams and the broader organization to effectively employ Agile/Scrum practices in order to increase customer satisfaction and maximize product delivery and value
  • Works as an advisor, coaching the team on how to adapt their methodology to the environment
  • Acts as an effective change agent, improving scrum practices and delivering higher quality, higher value software more efficiently
  • Identifies people and process issues and actively contributes to the creation and execution of new solutions
  • Trains and coaches all scrum team members, clarifying roles and responsibilities and offering motivation and support, as necessary
  • Assesses the Scrum Maturity of the teams and organization, and coaches the team(s) to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Helps set up the Agile COE within the organization with Agile best practices
  • Provides assistance such as technical guidance, code review, and/or training to coworkers
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - Scrum Alliance and/or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification is required
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Scrum Alliance and/or Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) certification is preferable
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) is preferable

Must Haves:

  • Ideal candidate will have 5+ years as Agile Team Coaching
  • Serves to provide coaching and oversight to multiple Scrum teams
  • Assesses progress, identifies issues, organizes coaching sessions, and provides recommendations, as necessary
  • As needed this non-practitioner role actively works within teams to correct significant issues with Agile execution
  • Utilizes Agile/Scrum best practices, standards, and guidelines
  • Utilizes a highly-proficient blend of people skills, methodology and process knowledge, and technical understanding to influence teams in support of their working objectives
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - Scrum Alliance and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Relational database query design, development, and performance tuning experience is required
  • Experience with web mapping tools and spatial databases is a big plus

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