Scrum / Agile Coach – TEKsystem

This role will partner closely with the Agile Center of Excellence Leader to promote Agile adoption and transformation across the company. The Coach will provide mentoring, guidance and consulting on applying Agile methodologies in support of TEKsystem’s Agile continuous improvement initiative. Candidate will have demonstrated experience in driving change across a mid-size or large organization, have outstanding facilitation skills, conflict resolution skills, and deep experience mentoring scrum masters, product owners, development teams, and leadership.

The Coach will utilize his/her in-depth knowledge in the application of Agile, particularly Scrum and Kanban practices and experience to be able to inspect and adapt thinking/practices to various situations. Will work with several (mainly) co-located teams, helping them to fully understand how to apply the Agile framework to delivering software in a complex health-care solutions environment.

  • Provide leadership in evaluating the maturity of Agile framework and suggests improvement opportunities
  • Coach product owners, scrum masters, stakeholders, development teams and act as subject matter expert on Agile, Scrum and Kanban capabilities
  • Coach scrum masters on collaboration with product owners around backlog creation and grooming to ensure vision, roadmap, and personas are well-defined and understood
  • Assist in conducting joint planning sessions and joint retrospectives for Agile program teams
  • Assist Agile teams with joint planning events and coordination with non-Agile teams
  • Evaluate and mentor existing Agile teams, as well as deliver training classes for domain leaders, program managers, product owners, scrum masters, development team members
  • Develop, implement and evaluate team metrics and make recommendations to teams and management for improvements
  • Help teams continuously reflect and improve, becoming more effective in their roles, and increasing their predictability, collaboration, and quality practices
  • Support the Enterprise Agile Leader to develop an enterprise Agile Center of Excellence with consistent training and coaching available
  • Keep abreast of new and evolving techniques, methods and strategies in Agile, Scrum and Kanban and other delivery frameworks
  • Facilitate and promote Communities of Practice
  • Enable removal of impediments for Agile teams

Contact

Kpinori@teksystems.com

Duties

  • Jobs sumary
  • Location: Nashville, TN, United States
  • Career Level: Senior (5+ years of experience)
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job type: Contract-to-Hire
  • Positions: 1