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Agile Coach (Dallas, TX)
Ref No.: 18-05748
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/29/2018 to 03/31/2019
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring an ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Agile Coach to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Dallas, TX.

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Job Title: Agile Coach
Work Location: Dallas, TX
Duration: 5 month contract with option to hire
Education/Experience Required: 5+ years as Agile Team Coaching.

Job Description & Responsibilities:
  • Candidate will facilitate the efforts of multiple Scrum teams and the broader organization to effectively employ Agile/Scrum practices in order to increase customer satisfaction and maximize product delivery and value.
  • Works as an advisor, coaching the team on how to adapt their methodology to the environment.
  • Acts as an effective change agent, improving scrum practices and delivering higher quality, higher value software more efficiently.
  • Identifies people and process issues and actively contributes to the creation and execution of new solutions.
  • Trains and coaches all scrum team members, clarifying roles and responsibilities and offering motivation and support, as necessary.
  • Assesses the Scrum Maturity of the teams and organization, and coaches the team(s) to higher levels of maturity at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization.
  • Helps set up the Agile COE within the organization with Agile best practices.
  • Provides assistance such as technical guidance, code review, and/or training to coworkers.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - Scrum Alliance and/or Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) certification is required.
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) – Scrum Alliance and/or Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) certification is preferable.
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) is preferable.

Skills & Qualifications:
  • Ideal candidate will have 5+ years as Agile Team Coaching.
  • Serves to provide coaching and oversight to multiple Scrum teams.
  • Assesses progress, identifies issues, organizes coaching sessions, and provides recommendations, as necessary.
  • As needed this non-practitioner role actively works within teams to correct significant issues with Agile execution.
  • Utilizes Agile/Scrum best practices, standards, and guidelines.
  • Utilizes a highly-proficient blend of people skills, methodology and process knowledge, and technical understanding to influence teams in support of their working objectives.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) - Scrum Alliance and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP).
  • Relational database query design, development, and performance tuning experience is required.
  • Experience with web mapping tools and spatial databases is a big plus.

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