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Agile Coach/ Enterprise Agile Coach
Ref No.: 16-00125
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Experience Level: 11 Years
Start Date / End Date: 10/17/2016 to 04/30/2017
Skills Required:
  • Leading and coaching the organization in its Agile adoption and promoting delivery of business value.
  • Teach and Coach Agile practices and values within the organization.
  • Coach employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development.
  • Influencing change that increases team performance at a sustainable pace and Working with Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
  • Deep knowledge of Agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean) teachings and capable of helping teams to address dysfunctionsthat may result from teams misinterpreting, ignoring or rejecting Agile and Lean values and principles.
  • Significant experience working with organizational leadership and teams to change and adjust organizational design topromote self-organizing teams within an enterprise environment.
  • Significant experience and understanding of challenges with scaling agile teams across organizations, and capable of identifying and addressing dysfunctional patterns caused by external forces that do not understand the values andprinciples of Agile or the importance of providing teams with an environment for agility.
  • Exhibits a deep-passion for continuous learning and seeks to provide knowledge gained throughout the entire organization, beyond the team and line of business, and can facilitate classes, workshops, and Agile sharing events (e.g. Agile Hangouts, Community of Practice).
  • Utilizes broader experiences and adoption patterns, the Lean/Agile Coach helps the organization and (often multiple)Agile Teams adopt and progress in a feasible way.
  • Capable of teaching and coaching application development teams to adopt Continuous Delivery practices such as Test-Driven Development, Specification by Example, Story Mapping, and other Lean/Agile Modeling Techniques.
  • Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value and teach techniques foreffective Product Backlog management.
Required Certifications:
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or Certified Product Owner (CSPO)
Desired Certifications:
  • Certified Professional in Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
  • Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-Client)
  • Certified Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • Certified Team Coach (CTC)
  • Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)
  • Certified Large-Scale Scrum Practitioner (LeSS)