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Agile Coach (Remote)

Job Title
Agile Coach (Remote)
Job ID
27682040
Work From Home
Yes
Location
Morris Plains,  NJ
Other Location
Description
Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record.

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project-based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a large healthcare client in their search for an Agile Coach in a remote capacity. This is a long-term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.   

******We are unable to work C2C on this role******

Responsibilities:
  • Agile Coaching works with multiple teams to determine their current level of agile maturity, and develops plans to improve agile processes and increase the productivity of the agile team accordingly.
  • Assists agile teams with: Creating and maintaining collaborative communication sites and tools; Chartering boot camps, and other intensive trainings as required; and, refining implementation of agile best practices and tools.
  • Provides expert coaching to key agile roles such as Experience Group Owners, Solution Train Engineers, Scrum Masters, Agile Product Owners, and Experience Owners, etc., as required.
  • Assists with the identification, collection and reporting of agile practice metrics and measurements.
  • Organizes and participates in agile events, contributes to communication sites/tools, and delivers presentations to Stakeholders across the organization.
  • Identifies and works to resolve barriers to scaling use of agile.
  • Helps teams create “working agreements” to ensure proper communication and coordination occurs within the taxonomy; where useful, these will be drafted at the time of team formation and updated as needed.
  • The incumbent provides counsel and advice to top management on significant matters, often requiring coordination between organizations.

Qualifications:
  • Experience standing up and launching at least 2 Release Trains in the past 2 years
  • Experience with several agile project management tools (Jira/Jira Align, Rally, Version One etc) 
  • Deep knowledge of SCRUM and Kanban (additional Scrum and Kanban certifications a plus)
  • 4+ years of agile coaching experience, including 10MM plus programs with offshore and distributed teams.
  • 7+ years of IT experience. Prior delivery role (e.g., PM, release manager, developer, tester) experience highly desirable.
  • Excellent facilitation and written and verbal skills.
  • One or more Agile certifications (e.g., CSM, CSPO, CSP, PSM, PSPO). Additional SAFe certifications (SA, Pm/PO SP) highly desirable.
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