Kelly Services Agile Coach - Center Valley, PA in Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Kelly Services is seeking an Agile Coach for a leading commercial data and analytics company in Center Valley, PA.
Job Title: Agile Coach
Location: Center Valley, PA
Type: Contract (W2)
Length: 6 months
Pay Rate - $75/HR
As the Agile Coach you will be responsible for leading the Agile and Lean transformation for multiple Lines of Business to lead and support the best practices in delivering innovative state-of-the-art software products. A significant portion of this will be influencing and driving change within a bi-modal (combination of Agile and Waterfall) organization as part of the transformation team, reporting to the Director of Agile/Lean Coaching. Your mission will be to evoke and catalyze the growth and development of software delivery teams and multiple other groups of stakeholders as agents of organizational transformation. To accomplish this mission, you combine education, coaching, mentoring and consulting within a comprehensive transformation framework.
The Agile Coach’s main responsibilities are:
• Professional coaching and active listening techniques
• Organizational change patterns and anti-patterns
• Agile and Lean frameworks (e.g. Scrum, Extreme Programming, Kanban, SAFe) and mindsets
• Software product envisioning approaches while having customer in mind
• Incremental delivery and the value of metrics
• Fundamentals of software development processes and procedures, as well as modern technologies
• Lean startup and lean product development
• Principles of effective communication
• Innovation principles and mindset
•10+ years of IT experience
•5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Coach in a large organization
•3+ years of leading/managing people
•3+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple Scrum team projects
•2+ years of experience working on mixed methodology program (Scrum interfacing with Waterfall from a dependency perspective)
•Understanding of other processes and methodologies and ability to speak intelligently about them
•Experience in creating training materials and sharing knowledge at different levels
•Outstanding presentation and communication record (conference presentation, professional community events)
•Deep understanding of common Agile and Lean practices and better product envisioning and development practices
•Superb conflict resolution and consensus building skills
•Experience with Agile tools such as Jira, Rally
•Experience with various testing techniques such as Test Driven Development and experience with behavior driven testing is a plus
•Scrum Master Industry certification
•Lean Methodology Certifications
•Lean Startup experience
•Active participation in agile and lean communities and events
•Graduate Degree preferred
•SAFe or other scaled Agile Certification(s) is a plus
•ACI (Agile Coaching Institute) Agile Facilitation certification is a plus
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