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SAFe Agile Coach in The Woodlands, TX at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/16/2019

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Job Description

Through our partnership with Modis, we have an exciting opportunity for a SAFe Agile Coach in The Woodlands, TX 77354. This is a 12-month contract with the possibility of extension and/or conversion paying $100-$110/hour. Any work authorization is ok for this role.

Job Description (General Overview of the Role):
  • We are looking for an Agile Team Coach to use Agile approaches and participate in assisting teams who are trying to become Agile. 
  • Experienced Scrum Certified Team Coach to help lead a Scaled Agile Transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) 
  • Help start up a successful Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program 

Job Responsibilities (Day to Day Activities of the Role):
  • Spend time with the team / team leadership to understand their needs, problems, and wants
  • Devise a strategy (consistent with ExxonMobil Recommendations) to help transform the team to Agile or enhance the team's performance
  • Train the team on Agile concepts
  • Help the team set up tooling to track their work
  • Support the team as they go through their Agile transformation
  • For all of the above, early in the activities/process, also mentor team members in developing their understanding and capability in Agile coaching
  • Help start up a successful Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program 
  • Lead a (SAFe) program as an experienced Release Train Engineer
  • Lead Program Increment Big Room Planning Events for a global organization
  • Train Scrum Masters and Product owners across multiple Scrum Teams
  • Help develop stewardship metrics to make value deliver visible to management and business stakeholders

Required Skills:
  • Safety Oriented Mindset
  • Proficient in English (written & verbal) 
  • Team Oriented Personality & Positive Attitude
  • Effective End User Communication (written & verbal)
  • Analytical skills
  • Customer Oriented
  • Problem Solver
  • Time Management
  • Goal Oriented
  • Team Player
  • Efficient
  • Responsible
  • Creative
  • Interface with the business/client- High, Medium, Low
  • Experience working with large teams
  • Experience working independently
  • Experience working with a global team

Technical Skills: 
  • 5+ Years Agile Team Coaching Experience
  • 3+ Years Experience participating on an Agile Team
  • SPC4 Certfication
  • Knowledge of and Experience utilizing Agile within a project
  • Knowledge of how to plan and estimate an Agile project
  • Knowledge of Agile Project Controls
  • Knowledge of and Experience in General Agile Implementation
  • User Stories and Requirements Gathering
  • Estimation of User Stories
  • Prioritization
  • Product Owners
  • Agile Metrics
  • Team Kick-Off
  • Knowledge of and Experience with Scrum
  • Knowledge of and Experience with Kanban
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server for Agile Work Planning
  • Knowledge and experience with Agile Technical Software Practices
  • TDD
  • Automated Testing
  • CI/CD
  • Paired Programming / Mob Programming

Desired Skills:
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified SAFe Agilist
  • Knowledge of Financial Accounting Processes
  • Knowledge of and experience with SAP

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or related degree