Agile Coach _ Pleasanton, CA

agile coach, Safe Agile, Scrum
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Infostretch is a pure-play digital engineering services firm focused on helping companies accelerate their digital initiatives from strategy and planning through execution. We leverage deep technical expertise, Agile methodologies and data-driven intelligence to modernize systems of engagement and simplify human/tech interaction. We deliver custom solutions that meet customers’ technology needs wherever they are in their digital lifecycle. Backed by Goldman Sachs and Everstone Capital, Infostretch works with both large enterprises and emerging innovators -- putting digital to work to enable new products and business models, engage with customers in new ways, and create sustainable competitive differentiation.


Infostretch is seeking a Agile Coach with minimum of 15+ years of experience. Candidate must have good experience working in development projects along with enterprise systems with many interfaces.

Position is based in Pleasanton, CA location


Ideal candidate would be someone who has experience in software development in large integrated systems


Please note that to start the role it will be remote for 3 - 6 months but once this Covid19 is behind us - it will be an in-house role.


Basic Qualifications:


Safe Agile experience

Strong influencer with outstanding communication

Good skills to coach team how to follow agile scrum, which really works.

Understand the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development.

Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices.

Knowledge of other Agile approaches, like: Kanban, Crystal, FDD, XP, etc.

Knowledge about other methodologies other than Agile-Scrum, so that he can explain other methodologies to motivate his team.

Basic knowledge of software development processes and procedures to understand his team needs.

Knowledge of Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.

Ability to take and understand his commitment to deliver the product on time.

Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.

Knowledge about tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.



Assist and lead teams’ transformation from traditional Waterfall/Iterative methodologies to Agile / Scrum practices

Provide tailored coaching to client delivery team members including product owners, scrum masters, Agile team members, executives, and other employees throughout the organization

Ensure teams live Agile principles, following practices as agreed by the team

Support scrum masters in communications and process activities with diverse teams

Support project goals and product vision, budget, and deadline requirements or negotiate any necessary changes with project sponsor, management, and senior leaders

Champion Agile values and adoption with diverse teams

Manage daily activities, work review, and group morale of project teams

Provide coaching to enhance team knowledge

Develop Agile training materials and workshops for delivery across the organization

Identify, suggest, and collaborate with teams on measurable improvements, including managing program level quality metrics

Determine and maintain all process documentation, project artifacts, and standards in collaboration with different team roles.

Stay informed about new Agile technologies, methodologies, and projects and recommend appropriate measures for integration

Convey information in different ways to groups and answer questions/ promote discussion


Preferred Qualifications:


Certified Scrum Master or ICAgile Certified Professional or similar preferred

Experience in process improvement / process re-engineering preferred

Experience in classroom training or creation of curricula preferred

Experience with the SAFe Agile methodology preferred

Experience working with Agile project management software (such as JIRA, GitLab and Confluence), Quality Assurance (QA) software preferred


An excellent salary and bonus package is just the start with an Infostretch career. We also provide medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, company paid life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, gym reimbursement is standard here. Add to that annual performance evaluations, company parties and family picnics and you ve got a career that continually rewards your effort. There s nothing more important to our success than our employees and we prove it every day. This is a direct hire fulltime position. If you feel that this is a good match for your skillsets - please send a current word version of your resume along with contact information. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


Thanks & Regards,

Sameer Thakre

Dice Id : 10228528
Position Id : 6954269
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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