Agile Coach in Charlotte, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/16/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  989379

Apex Systems is looking for an Agile Coach for one of our larger financial clients. This role sits 100% onsite and all candidates must work directly on Apex's W2.
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Agile Coach
Job Description and Responsibilities
The Lean Agile Coach works with leaders and teams that span from the portfolio to the team level providing guidance around standard lean agile practices/processes. As a subject matter expert, assists portfolio leads in providing direction and guidance during the lean agile transformation process. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of the lean agile framework to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the portfolio. Provides feedback and guidance to transformation leads and managers on issues of critical importance to achieving business objectives. Is clearly recognized as a lean agile expert by peers. Typically requires 5-7 years of Lean Agile and/or applicable coaching experience.
Job Requirements – Required Skills
  • 7+ years’ experience in technology and working in an agile environment
  • Working knowledge of Lean Agile SDLC processes and deliverables
  • Ability to lead discussions with Agile leaders, managers, and team members on relevant Agile topics
  • Working knowledge of Agile Central (Rally) and/or JIRA
  • Experience in delivering training
  • Scrum Master certified (CSM or SSM)
  • Experience in coaching within the agile framework
  • Experience in coaching and demonstrating facilitation of core agile practices including but not limited to: Kanban, scrum, feature/epic and story backlog prioritization and grooming, Release planning, Iteration/Sprint planning, Metrics, Story distribution
  • Experience in transforming organizations from waterfall to Agile

Desired Skills
  • Agile coach certified or PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner)
  • Scaled Agile coach certified (SPC4)
  • Value stream mapping

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