Sr. Agile Coach in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

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Job #:  834494

Permanent Sr. Agile Coach opportunity with fantastic and growing company in Chicago, IL. Please send us your resume if you are interested!

Our client is looking for a seasoned talented Agile Coach. This position reports directly to the Director of Portfolio and Project Management. The Agile Coach Sr acts as a trainer, consultant and advisor in an organization going through an Agile transformation. They will help build the Agile Center of Excellence as well as roll out Agile to the growing IT organization.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, coordinates, monitors, and supports the implementation of small to medium systems and/or products.
  • Acts as change agent and demonstrates to the teams how the Agile processes and systems work.
  • Guide and mentor multiple teams in the consistent practice of Agile concepts, including roles, ceremonies, processes, compliance, and tool usage.
  • Improves application of Agile principles.
  • Improve team understanding of Agile practice.
  • Promote metrics-led, continuous improvement of the Agile delivery processes and propose adaptations of the methodology to address novel situations.
  • Assists with improving operational metrics in efficiency and quality.
  • Assists with refining the Agile delivery process to reduce areas of uncertainty that become impediments for the team.
  • Ensure that team feedback is disseminated and communicated to IT so that potential changes can be implemented enterprise-wide.
  • Participate in both the internal and external Agile communities to stay abreast of challenges, leading practices, and emerging trends.
  • Continue to improve knowledge of Agile activities at Anthem as well as in industry.