My client is looking for an experienced Agile Coach with a software engineering background.
Lead a 'Shift Quality Left' culture by ensuring that test is defined as part of requirements specification and lead embedding automation in functional, acceptance and system tests.Support teams in increasing the frequency and automation of deployment in complex environments through embedding consistency and repeatability and enabling teams to utilise enterprise tools.Establish structure and understanding of technical debt and refactoring. Monitor the appropriate level of refactoring being delivered in work items.Coach across the organization: Facilitate groups across organizational boundaries; Coach across different domains (technical, business, human resources, etc.); Mentor and advise at the enterprise level.Guide organisational agility: Assess the current state of the system; lead implementation of organisational change; guide the direction of practices, processes and behaviours to enhance organisational agility; manage an organisational impediment backlog; facilitate organisational level ceremonies to develop roadmaps and plan releases.Develop agile leaders: coach and develop leaders at all levels in the organisation to adopt an agile mindset; lead informal structures and support formal initiatives in support of business outcomes; change the people management paradigm from controlling tasks to leading systems.As a trusted expert: share agile best practices and easily understood standards; facilitate the standardisation and implementation of tooling; produce enterprise metrics and progress tracking.
Substantial experience in software engineer and as an Agile Coach role within a global organization with proficiency in Agile methodologies and tools (JIRA)Deep understanding of engineering principles, IT controls, automation, and quality assuranceTransforming and scaling organizations using LeSS and SAFeCoaching at an enterprise level in a mature Agile environment for a number of years