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Job ID2383
Job TitleAgile Coach - 2
Permanent/Contract Contract
Travel (%)0
Date Posted 11/4/2021
CityScarborough - WFH
State/Province ON
Job Description A Bank in Scarborough (WFH) is seeking Agile Coach - 2 for a contract of 6 months. • Business group: Agile Enablement Practice • Project: Integrated with Salesforce to present leads and opportunities to the financial advisors on the Salesforce platform. • Reason for request: Scrum master/agile coach required to support teams with the dependencies and coordination of many Business and technological components. The role is required urgently as the discovery and discussions with the vendor are commencing soon. Candidate Value Proposition • Opportunity for exposure to cutting edge technology and to assist in building and empowering high functioning teams. Typical Day in Role • Educate team members, enablers, and stakeholders and conduct training sessions to build trust, commitment, and mutual accountability between participants • Provide hands-on coaching and mentoring to deliver team members requiring to elevate their cross-functional skillset and self-management abilities • Facilitate, participate in, and support team activities, wherever applicable, such as: o Capacity management o Workflow visualization o Throughput predictability • Lead and facilitate workshops for team members to foster continuous improvement, build agreements, and promote a shared-understanding in alignment with business vision, roadmap, and dependencies with other value streams • Implement and monitor metrics to gauge teams' efficiency, and effectiveness, by improving their capacity to identify and resolve causes of delay and building a sustainable model • Identifying and enabling practice advocacy among team members • Support the best use of existing tools and identify/create new ones, whenever required, to elevate Agile delivery capabilities • Foster effective communications to reduce or eliminate waiting times with partner functions • Help to accelerate the evolution of the Agile maturity of value streams • In some instances, help to design and to implement strategies to improve organizational Agility
Job Requirements Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: • 3+ years of Agile Coach experience and/or leading large cross-functional/cross-regional teams on major organizational projects • Experience with Lean Change Management approaches • Proven experience acting as Agile Coach in dynamic technical environments • Deep knowledge of Agile-Lean principles and practices, and the flexibility to adapt your experience to new and evolving environments • Technical experience with large scale software delivery • Excellent understanding of Agile-Lean approaches (Scrum, Kanban, BDD, etc.) and trending software technologies • Fluent in English (written and verbal) Nice-To-Have Skills: • High level of DevOps understanding with ability to coach team on concepts through demonstration and support Soft Skills: • Passion for driving teams towards high performance and a deep pride in quality craftsmanship that delights users • Capacity to read individual and group behaviours and to implement adapted practices to connect and influence people whilst elevating their capacity to collectively achieve business goals • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to distil technical details into human terms, in a multi-cultural environment • Ability to enable distributed teams Best vs Average: • Previous experience with DevOps transformation or engineering practices
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