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Agile Coach
Ref No.: 20-00103
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/28/2019 to 12/31/2020
Genesis10 is currently seeking an Agile Coach with our client in the Airline industry in their Atlanta, GA location. This is a 6 month + contract position.

Description:
  • Seeking an Agile Coach
  • Program Level As an Agile Program Coach (PC) Team you will work closely with executives, leaders, teams, and business partners throughout the organization to ensure effective value delivery based upon defined agile value & principles
  • The goal of each PC is to teach, motivate, and encourage each team to self-sustainability of agile practices
  • The Enterprise Coach has worked their career in order to coach those around them and is able to evolve company to Being Agile
Responsibilities:
  • Train Agile team of teams within a portfolio or channel on Agile Frameworks specific to company including: Scrum, Kanban, etc
  • Utilize Agile techniques to help the business build product backlogs, prioritize them, and drive value for Agile Delivery Teams within a scaling effort
  • Coach Agile teams, shared services teams, systems teams, etc. across portfolio and requisite business partners on transparency, empowerment, ethics, self-organization and responsive action
  • Guide Agile teams, shared services teams, systems teams, etc. to improve their ability to be predictive using right estimation and capacity planning techniques
  • Mentor junior Agile Coaches (Team), Scrum Masters, Product Owners/Managers, and Release Train Engineers to continuously evolve and mature to Agile ways of thinking
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the organization throughout their Being Agile Transformation, including the use of scaling methods and value stream identification and optimization
  • Lead workshops and training sessions focused on educating individuals within a portfolio or channel including Agile values, principles and practices, and tool enablement
  • Launch and support Being Agile teams and held the Program/BAT reduce lead-times, reduce impediments, and improve the flow of value and delivery
  • Align to the Being Agile strategy and support as needed Enterprise Coaches and/or peers through the organization
  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement within the Agile team
Requirements:
  • Facilitation – the art of conducting workshops, retrospectives, assessments, building relationships between multiple stakeholders and team members
  • Training – Ability to create and deliver training sessions
  • Practice - Conflict management, Story mapping, Estimation, Prioritization, Retrospective, PI Planning Events, Agile Forums, etc.
  • Mentoring- Ability to mentor and evolve peers, organization, and program leaders
  • Measuring- Program Level Agile Metrics
  • Coaching- Hands on coaching experience with Agile team of teams within a scaled organization WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? / WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?
  • Minimum 5-7 years in Software Delivery, with at least 3+ years as an Agile Coach within a medium-sized organization
  • Migrating and coaching a program or portfolio from traditional waterfall delivery to Agile ways of working
  • 3+ years of Product Visioning, Road-mapping, Release Planning, Iterative Planning/Continuous Planning (Scrum/Kanban events) with Agile team of teams or within a scaling context
  • Professional Certification Required: SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) or ICAgile Credential
  • Minimum one of the following certifications: o ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) o ICAgile Certified Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC) o Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) o Certified Agile Leader (CAL) o Advanced- Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) o Coaching Credential (ICF-Client, ICF-PCC, ICF-MCC) o PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) 
  • 3+ years of experience with one or more Agile development methodologies (i.e. Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean, etc.)
  • Experience in product development and delivery within a medium sized organization
  • Technical acumen and understanding of Agile technical practices and how they operate within an Agile organization (CI, CD, XP, TDD, etc.)
  • Strong experience facilitating and training individuals within an organization including Agile values and practices, Scrum, Kanban, Process, and practices
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”