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W2 Agile Coach

Company: Matlen Silver
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

*****This is a W2 Role no C2C*****

Enterprise Agile Coach - Job Description
The Agile Coach will work with TI leaders to provide guidance around facilitating and leading Agile transformation as well as providing consultation around organizational Agile practices/processes.

Essential Duties:
--- Individual Contributor that coordinates and coaches TI leaders across the organization within the framework architecture of Agile methodology, specific to Scrum, Scrum Master skills, Lean and Kanban.
--- Responsible for providing knowledge, architecture and expertise around enterprise Lean Agile processes while coaching leadership roles in the organization to successfully lead and manage concepts at the enterprise level.
--- Instructing specific Agile implementation and facilitation of Agile learning solutions
--- Discovering specific opportunities to champion Agile values and adoption across IT
--- Developing specific training materials and process guidelines
--- Delivering Agile training sessions, workshops and one on one coaching for specific LOBs and IT participants at the bank Portfolio, Program and Team level
--- Facilitating specific cross-functional team mediation and communication across various technical teams
--- Assess bank teams against Agile best practices and provide specific recommendations
--- Educate, train, mentor other bank resources at all levels, including senior executives on Agile principles as applied specifically to the uniqueness of B of A.

Required Job Skills
Agile Coach Skills
Both strong leaders and advocates for the adoption of Agile, Agile Coaches must be assertive about adherence to Agile processes and enthusiastic about Agile practices and their benefits. They are both educators and coaches, and thus possess great interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire and motivate. In order to stay ahead, Agile Coaches must be self-taught, and they must constantly be updating their information, attending conferences, and continuously learning.
Core skills: Ideally, Agile Coaches have these skills:
Having programming experience
Showing proficiency in relevant programming languages
Demonstrating strong knowledge of and background with Agile concepts
Possessing prior experience coaching teams in Agile adoption or as a Scrum Master
Having some background or coursework in Computer Science
Scrum Coach certification
Scrum Master certification
Experience coaching at large organizations or Fortune 500 companies

Preferred Skills & Experience:
--- Education and experience in the Agile Coach role and can apply Agile / Scrum principles, practices and theory in everything we do
--- Pragmatic ability to apply servant leadership (putting the team before self)
--- Robust facilitation skills and situational awareness
--- Ability to drive continuous improvement through transparency and learning
--- Exhibits a continuous learner mindset and is comfortable when faced with complex problems
--- Strong navigation skills and organizational awareness
--- Excellent communication skills
--- Coachable and open to feedback

Keywords: Matlen Silver, Jersey City , W2 Agile Coach, IT / Software / Systems , Jersey City, New Jersey

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