Agilist

Our experienced Agilists provide our clients with a mindset to focus delivery on what theirs customers want.  Our capabilities span team-level and leadership coaching, along with customizable training.

Requirements

  • 1+ years agile coaching, scrum master, or equivalent experience with at least two different agile teams
  • Experience teaching and/or mentoring peers and/or teams
  • Effective and candid communication
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) disciplines
  • Bachelor’s in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or a directly related field or equivalent in work experience
  • Alignment with Ingage culture
  • Desire to support and connect in community

Responsibilities

  • Coach teams in continuous improvement, self-organization, risk identification, dependency management, conflict resolution, and software craftsmanship.
  • Demonstrate and foster a mindset of experimentation and learning within teams.
  • Facilitate agile events such as planning, daily scrum, review, backlog refinement and retrospectives. Aid the team in realizing the value of each ceremony.
  • Demonstrate and help teams apply frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.) and principles of agility to the benefit of the team and organization.
  • Challenge and enable continuous improvement through facilitating retrospectives and presenting new techniques or ways of working to the team.
  • Understand empirical agile and flow-based metrics that can be used to help the team and organization improve.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills, specifically leading by example (servant leader) and display behaviors that demonstrate the key mindset shifts associated with becoming agile.
  • Remove impediments preventing the team from accomplishing their goals. Help the team learn to identify dependencies, skill/knowledge gaps, and other impediments for their work.
  • Coach others in the client organization around Agile practices and impacts that their actions have on the team.
  • Anticipate client needs, act with the client in mind, exceed clients’ expectations, and gain the clients’ trust and respect.

Nice To Have

  • Coaching skills with the ability to communicate complex messages, ask powerful questions, and teach new concepts
  • Experience with multiple frameworks and practices (Kanban, XP, ScrumBan, Lean)
  • Knowledge of scaling frameworks (SAFe, Scrum @ Scale, DAD, Nexus, LeSS)
  • Agile certification
  • Experience with agile lifecycle management tools (JIRA, CA Agile Central, VersionOne)
  • Basic understanding of consulting business model

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