Agile Coach

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GlobalLogic, Inc.
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Full Time
Depends On Experience
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Job Description

Role - Agile Coach

Location - Deerfield IL

Full time role  



Looking for an Agile Coach who will coach software product development teams on agile principles and practices and Scrum project management framework. The candidate will work with more than one agile team to advance their skills, to guide them on right set of processes, use of technology and of tools, and to drive overall improved results for the organization. The Agile Coach will not just reinforce best practices of Scrum and XP, but also will help teams identify and remove impediments, and foster team self-management. The candidate would be heavily focusing on coaching assignments and therefore should be extremely motivated, creative and adaptive to the situation and should have a good understanding and experience addressing typical organizational roadblocks to Agile adoption.

  • Required Skills

    • 10-15 years of experience in large scale software industry, including 5 years in coaching teams on Agile principles and preactices.
    • Significant experience delivering software using Scrum in a distributed and international setup
    • Strong technical expertise in software development using techniques such as Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Pair Programming.
    • Extensive experience in development and delivery of workshops on Agile, iterative process, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Scrum, Pair Programming, etc.
    • Deep understanding of Agile principles and practices and various methodologies under agile umbrella such as Scrum, XP, Lean, SAFe etc.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to comfortably and professionally interact with stakeholders across all levels of the organization
    • Passion for helping others and for continuous improvement
    • Should be Certified Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master, or Certified Scrum Practitioner or equivalent

    Desired skills

    • Experience with Agile Project Management Softwares: Atlassian JiRA, Rally, etc.
    • Experience developing courseware, conference presentations, articles, and papers

    The candidate should be passionate about helping others grow, be motivated to make things better, and should be able to help the teams as well at the enterprise level in creating an understanding and execution of agile principles and practices. The candidate should be able to observe, assess, prescribe, and assist as agile teams go about their work. As an Agile coach, the candidate will sometimes have to encourage a flagging team, and candidate should have the ability to advice without commanding, probe without attacking, assist without taking over.



Posted By

Abhineet Kumar


Company Information

GlobalLogic is a full-lifecycle product development services leader that combines chip-to-cloud software engineering expertise and vertical industry experience to help our customers design, build, and deliver their next generation products and digital experiences. We expertly integrate design, complex engineering, and agile delivery capabilities to deliver superior business outcomes for global brands. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, GlobalLogic operates design studios and engineering centers around the world, extending the benefits of our true global presence to customers in telecom, automotive, healthcare, technology, media and entertainment, manufacturing, and semiconductor industries.
Dice Id : RTL65472
Position Id : 016466

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