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AGILE COACH
Date Posted: 12/17/2017

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Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Plymouth, MN
Category: Agile Coach
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 12/17/2017


JOB DESCRIPTION
Job #: 793355

Agile Coach

● Guiding the teams towards improving the way they work. Reach out to the larger company network for impediment removal.
● Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos. Facilitate effective coordination with other Scrum teams, project teams, and/or operational teams. Consult with the Product Owner to validate priorities
● Ensure cross-team coordination; facilitate getting Teach and act as Scrum master with a focus on the work done without, assigning, or dictating the work
● Foster self-organization. Enable the Team to make decisions and remove decision making barriers whenever possible. Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
● Manage and communicate relevant metrics to team on progress against team objectives
● Coach and mentor other scrum masters in our product team. Ensure methods used are consistent across the teams
● Act as a project manager when necessary. Take responsibility for managing dependencies between our team and third parties or between our team and other scrum teams
● Foster transparency and visibility and radiate information to strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence. Actively contribute to the companys Agile and Lean Community. Keep the rest of the company network aware of our activities
● Provides team leadership and has ability to effectively drive and influence
● Provides coaching and mentoring of team to ensure business value delivery

Required:
● Bachelors degree in Computer Science or other technical related field or equivalent work experience * 10 years of project management experience including a minimum of 5 years of expertise in Program management
● Strong leadership skills to coordinate and motivate project teams.
● Adept at financial management to administer budgets across multiple projects and ensure the program meets its requirements for return on investment.
● Experience developing and implementing program and project level performance metrics
● Experience managing essential risk mitigation activities including identification, tracking, follow-up, escalation, and contingency planning on risks, issues
● Excellent communication, collaboration and influence skills among all organizational levels; strong facilitation and executive communications skills.
● Strong ability to effectively manage and resolve conflicting priorities
● Advanced skills in MS Office Suite with particular emphasis on Excel
● Understand multiple processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
● Financial Services industry experience
● Certified Project Manager or similar industrial certification
● Exp. with PPM software a plus * PMP, Scrum Master, or Portfolio Management certifications strongly preferred
● Experience Preferred
● Experience in PMO transformation to Agile delivery

Preferred:
● Certified PM or similar industrial certification
● Masters degree in related field
● Supervisory Responsibilities

Please send resumes to Carrie Mills - clmills@apexsystemsinc.com

• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul, Plymouth, MN

• Post ID: 28080517 minnesota
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