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IT Agile Coach

12mo Contract with Likelihood of Extension

Lansing, MI (Hybrid – 3 days WFH, 2 days In Office)

We are looking for an experienced IT Agile Coach to help transition our public sector client from its existing work practices to infusing agile principles from the top-down. 

You will coach, mentor, and guide our staff and leadership to figure out the best IT requirements for their specific business challenges. You will analyze the organization's existing project approach and implement improvements to help streamline processes and create efficiencies. Be able to align and support organization changes. Ultimately, you will play a key role across the entire organization, helping the business and scrum teams to deliver better IT products in a faster, more efficient manner.

 

Objectives of this Role

·      Work with project teams, staff, and business leadership to analyze current systems and processes and design a strategy identification and documentation of features, epics, and user stories to support IT system development

·      Guide project and leadership teams to help them stay on track with agile techniques, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the overall strategy is being met 

·      Lead agile training and workshops for both development and functional teams, as well as key stakeholders

·      Promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement, setting goals and milestones and being accountable for them

·      Drive cultural change by championing an agile mindset and ensure the organization is at the forefront of industry best practices

 

Responsibilities

·      Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching

·      Coach senior management in agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from top-down

·      Effectively communicate agile principles, scrum practices and overall operating model across the organization

·      Champion the use of metrics and other objective measures across teams

·      Undertake daily follow-ups with individual team members to ensure projects are on track and goals are being met

·      Make redocumentations to senior management in determining the governance structure to maintain agile practices and ensure smooth project delivery

Skills and Qualifications

·      5+ years of experience as an Agile Coach 

·      Experience in Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (for example SAFe)

·      Can showcase examples of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments

·      Experience managing agile projects of varying size and complexity

·      Strong leader, educator, and coach

·      An excellent communicator and motivator

 

Preferred Qualifications

·      Scrum Coach certification

·      Scrum Master or Agilest certification

·      Experience coaching at large organizations or Fortune 500 companies

·      Information Technology background

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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