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Agile Coach
Ref No.: 18-07734
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 11/12/2018 to 11/11/2019
Genesis10 is currently seeking an Agile Coach with our client in the financial industry in their New York, NY location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

Description:
Seeking an Agile Coach

Responsibilities:
  • The Agile Coach will work with executive leaders that span the organization to the portfolio level providing guidance around facilitating and leading an Agile transformation as well as providing consultation around organizational Agile practices/processes
  • Responsible for oversight of a group of Scrum Masters and their agile teams, for continuous coaching to instill the Agile principles and Scrum values and to ensure that consistent practices are communicated across our teams and to our partners – Product Owners, Senior Management, etc.
  • The Agile Team Coach must be capable of coaching Scrum Masters and their teams at varying levels of maturity – from teams just starting initial adoption to experienced teams
  • The Agile Team Coach must have or develop an understanding of the business technology group and be capable of adapting agility, as needed, to their idiosyncrasies
  • Provide hands-on Agile coaching to Scrum Masters and their teams on all aspects of Scrum, Lean, and Kanban practices
  • Accountable for improvement in team measures of productivity and quality
  • 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 and new teams to promote and improve agility
  • Capture feedback and continuously improve Agile guidance, training materials, and content
  • Guide the Scrum Masters and teams to act towards SDM 360 Agile maturity
Requirements:
  • 5+ years in the use of Agile methodologies and supporting tools, including acting as Scrum Master for teams with Scrum Master certification
  • 2+ years in providing classroom-based training and/or hands-on team coaching in Agile and Scrum
  • Ability to lead, or facilitate discussions on agile best practices, workflows, and tool usage; JIRA experience required
  • Experience in developing and delivering training
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Minimum Bachelors undergraduate degree
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”