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Agile Evangelist (Certified ScrumMaster)
Ref No.: 17-00656
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract

 Candidates must be strong Agile Evangelist with a CSM, CSP, or PSM certification – certification in one of the three options listed is mandatory for this position

 Minimum of 2 years' of experience actively working on projects with Scrum – Be an Evangelist with strong knowledge of Scrum theory, practice, and rules

 Experience training and coaching teams and executives – We are looking for candidates who are politically savvy and are able to work/collaborate/communicate effectively with upper management, stakeholders and other external dependencies

 Experience with an Agile transformation programme or a DevOps initiative

 Global Oil & Gas project experience is preferred.

 Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development

 Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise

 Understand the basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures

 Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team

 Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics

 Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition

 Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices

 5+ years' of enterprise level Project Management experience

Characteristics of Successful Agile Evangelist Include:

 Servant Leader – Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty with technology to get the job done

 Teacher/Mentor -Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise

 Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team

 Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.

 Situationally Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management

 Enthusiastic – Must be high-energy

 Continual improvement - Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team

 Conflict resolution - Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches

 Attitude of empowerment - Must be able to lead a team to self-organization

 Attitude of transparency – Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust

Language skills:

• Strong oral and written English skills are required for this position as a large portion of the training/coaching may be done via webinars

Working schedule

• Monday-Friday –standard 8 hour work days with occasional need for before and after standard hour conference calls to accommodate the global teams on this project and possibility of occasional travel

Your future duties and responsibilities

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
  • Application Development - 5 year(s)
  • Project Management - 5 year(s)
  • Agile / Collaborative Method - 3 year(s)
  • SCRUM - 3 year(s)