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Engineering Practices Coach, Agile

Job Details
Posted Date:
April 7, 2022

Job ID:
#8349

Location:
St. Louis , MO


Experience:
5 years

Remote?:
No Preference
Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8349


Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Engineering Practices Coach, Agile – 146423. Do you have experience with Agile? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:
You will be a catalyst for individual, team, and organizational growth by challenging others to think differently and improve regularly. Build trust, credibility, and partnerships with multiple software engineering teams to advance agile skills and mindset and improve value-driven results for Bayer. Establish a constructive working relationship with the Product Managers, Product Specialists, Development team, Stakeholders, and Users in order to execute on strategies for the product platform. Collaborate with a platform team of fellow Agile Coaches to support each other, establish a platform agility plan, share ideas and concerns, give and receive feedback, and develop innovative practices. Work with teams to analyze current systems and processes and design a strategy for the adoption of agile practices that fit their needs. Identify and drive resolution of impediments within and between teams in the product platform. Foster strong team and cross-team health using new and established facilitation methods to increase collaboration, alignment, problem solving and experimentation.. This includes facilitating Scrum ceremonies, retrospectives, and working agreement sessions as needed, with a goal of creating self-sufficient teams. Promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement. Create, build, and deliver customized agile training for foundational agile concepts such as basic agility, OKRs, story writing, and agile ways of working
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Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience as an Agile Coach or 5+ as a Scrum Master Bachelors Degree in computer science or the equivalent work experience in the IT industry Certified Scrum Master and Product Owner or equivalent Strong written and verbal communication skills Deep knowledge of Agile principles and practices and the ability to transfer that understanding at all levels of the organization Experience in creating Agile training/workshop material Success coaching remote teams
  • Experience guiding teams in multiple ways to experience agility (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, Modern Agile, Lean)

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Background in software development or similar technical field

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

Keywords: Agile Coach

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

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