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Agile Organizational Coach

$170000 - $210000 per year + excellent benefits and bonus
Apply 2019-06-24 14:46:55 1970-01-01 GCS Recruitment

Agile Organizational Coach

Date posted: June 24, 2019
$170000 - $210000 per year + excellent benefits and bonus
New York, North America
Job description

For one of our Big Financial clients in Manhattan, we are seeking an experienced Agile Organizational Coach. This is a permanent, direct-hire, and full-time position on a Director level.

Our client has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies To Work for by Fortune Magazine. They earned this recognition for their focus of being a great place to work and delivering value for their customers and clients.

Main responsibility:
In this role, you will be responsible for the oversight of a team of Scrum Masters and for continuous coaching to instill the Agile principles and Scrum values and ensure that consistent practices are communicated across their teams and to their partners. The Agile Coach will champion Agile adoption and continuous improvement with the SDM model to optimize the benefits of being Agile. This person should be comfortable working at all levels to help the organization use Agile as a strategic asset of culture change and to foster our business values.

Key responsibilities:
- Support the SDM Program agile adoption strategy and rollout plans
- Provide hands-on Agile coaching to teams on all aspects of Scrum practices
- Accountable for improvement in the delivery of software development as per SDM measures
- Coach teams and stakeholders in improving their Agile thinking and Scrum processes. Evaluate and mentor existing Agile feature teams, and deliver training classes for product owners, new teams, and executive leadership to promote and improve agility
- Capture feedback and continuously improve Agile guidance, training materials, and content
- Guide the Agile Team coaches towards SDM 360 Agile maturity

Required Qualifications:
- 5+ years in the use of Agile methodologies and supporting tools, including acting as Scrum Master for teams with Scrum Master certification
- 2-3 years working in an Agility training/coaching role with exposure to large organizational transformations

Unfortunately, our client is unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 22222228_1561384014