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.
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.