Agile Coach in Memphis, TN at First Tennessee Bank

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary
• Defends Agile methodologies and evangelizes core Agile principles in the organization
• Coaches teams on Agile methodology: focuses on 2-4 teams, observes team activities, guides the team through Agile learning, provides general and role-based training, helps solve impediments, and mentors team on Agile best practices
• Facilitates team learnings and continuous improvement: facilitates program retrospectives, raises recurring issues and bottlenecks to Agile team stakeholders, and promotes others to foster teamwork, facilitates team Agile maturity assessment
• Supports training, Agile tooling, and maturity tracking: translates enterprise best practices into actionable recommendations for his team, monitors metrics tracking progress for his/her team, and works with the team to generate ideas for Agile tooling
• Performs additional duties as assigned
Requirements Education, Experience and Skills

Education
• Bachelor degree or equivalent
• Degree in computer science or engineering optional

Experience
• 5 or more years of iterative or Agile like dev experience
• One or more Agile certifications is a plus (e.g. CSM, CSPO, CSP, PSM, PSPO)
• Experience with Agile tools (e.g. Jira, Rally) is a plus
• Actively participates in the Agile Community as speakers, Meet-ups

Skills/Knowledge
• Knowledgeable about Agile principles and application, or a fast learner with strong passion for Agile
• Passionate about change and continuous improvement; willing to challenge status quo and dissent when needed, and not afraid to point out development areas and give constructive feedback
• Talent for influencing and building strong relationships with teams, peers and leaders
• Strong facilitation skills, adept at problem solving with team to analyze issues and opportunities to improve working model and align on path forward foraction
• Knowledge in mentoring and coaching Scrum Masters, developers, testers and product owners
• Ability to learn quickly and teach others by showing what worked and what didn’t
• Strong communicator, can share in plain and articulated fashion ways to describe different ways of working


Problem solving
• Be able to foster cohesion, collaboration and goal alignment across multiple Agile teams and stakeholders
• Be able to drive cultural change and Agile mindset within a strong, established culture
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender stereo typing, and age. First Tennessee is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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