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Agile Coach in Brooklyn, OH at KeyBank

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

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    4910 Tiedeman Road
    Brooklyn, OH
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Job Description

Responsible for the onboarding and ongoing support of assigned Agile / Continuous Delivery squads to maximize their success. Provides consulting to both technical and LOB staff assigned to project teams. Provides training and coaching on all aspects of the project lifecycle / software development lifecycle. Demonstrates hands-on expertise with the Agile / Continuous Delivery toolset. Provides ongoing recommendations regarding process, tools and implementation roadmap.
  • Supports new Agile / Continuous Delivery squad onboarding.
  • Introduction to the Continuous Delivery Playbook and related documentation resources.
  • Identification of training needs and alignment of team members with appropriate training
  • Deliver training sessions for the Continuous Delivery squads.
  • Direction on the required standard tools, provisioning and configuration.
  • Support Technology and LOB leadership in the creation/staffing of the squad / team as required
  • Actively engage with assigned Agile / Continuous Delivery squads to collect data and insights regarding team and process performance.
  • Share learnings with the Continuous Delivery Community of Practice for expanded visibility into opportunities for PLC/SDLC/tools/other process enhancements.
  • Provides coaching and training to support teams as to their role in enabling successful Continuous Delivery practices.
  • Hands-on assistance for assigned Continuous Delivery squads with tools implementations and configurations.
  • Provides guidance to Continuous Delivery squads on fulfilling resource needs (team space, supplies, hardware, other).
  • Reviews sprint level metrics/reports for each squad and provides assistance and support as needed to help improve velocity.
  • Ongoing interaction and partnership with Quality Assurance Services, Build/Run and DevOps teams to identify and execute on opportunities for increased usage of automated testing and deployment practices.
  • Expert in the tools utilized by the Continuous Delivery squads and engaged in ongoing work to improve / rationalize the toolset.
  • Identifies risks and accountable for mitigating risk.
  • Understands business functions and anticipates business needs. Focuses on business results (not technical results).

  • Bachelors in Information Technology, Business, Finance or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 3 years' (5+ years’ preferred) experience, with agile project delivery practices using SCRUM and/or KANBAN.
  • Self- starter with the ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Strong analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, & Power Point).
  • Experience using various agile project delivery toolsets e.g. Jira, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira Align etc.
  • Ability to prioritize support across multiple squads.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to various stakeholder groups (includes line of business, technology and operations).
  • Ability to collaborate well with squad team members and line of business stakeholders.
  • Advanced knowledge of agile / continuous delivery concepts.
  • Deep expertise in project methodology and software development lifecycle.

  • Certified Agile Coach.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or equivalent puct Owner (CSPO) or equivalent preferred.


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