Agile Coach - job id 33137

Your Way To Work™

Agile Coach

$128 - Per Hour 3rd Party (Subcontract) or $117 w2

Downtown Westside

How to Apply


Suzana Gjinovic


(646) 876-9560


(212) 616-4800 ext-200

A Contract position at a leading global investment banking and securities firm.

Pay Options: 3rd Party (Subcontract) or w2.

Contact Suzana Gjinovic. call (646)876-9560 / (212)616-4800 ext.200 or email with the Job Code SG33137 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Downtown Westside.

Skills required for the position: Agile Coach, SCRUM MASTER.


Detailed Info: to be passionately advocating for the delivery of greater commercial value; coaching measurement of and focus on business outcomes. Training everyone from senior executives to junior engineers. Leading transformation: Advising on org design, creating adoption roadmaps, adapting the baseline Agile operating model to local business and technology conditions. Training and coaching leaders on creating conditions of success for high-performing Agile teams. Facilitating/coaching big-picture exercises like Value Stream Mapping, Opportunity Canvas, Story Map, Journey Mapping. Building customer-centric culture across the firm through user workshops, persona analysis, design workshops, continuous feedback, and other customer-centric design practices. Facilitating/coaching Scrum and Scaled Agile ceremonies (e.g., Big Room Planning); intake and prioritization at the team, program, and portfolio levels; cross-team dependency management; creation of program-level feature and architectural backlogs; user story slicing, story writing, and backlog maintenance. Helping teams and programs develop information radiators; coaching management and stakeholders on interpreting and responding to information radiators. Facilitating/coaching use of operational metrics and data visualization to plan, report progress, and make data-driven prioritization decisions at the team, program, and portfolio levels

Development/Computing Environment: Must be a hands-on practitioner, able and willing to work with teams while coaching them to sustainability. Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, empowerment, and increasing transparency. Strong coaching skills: ability to meet practitioners at their level of Agile experience and motivate them to join the Agile journey. Strong leader able to assume a leadership role in large-scale Agile transformation. 3 years' experience as a Scrum Master for a team that was diligently applying Scrum. 3 years' experience with scaled Agile (SAFe, LESS) in a hands-on leadership role (e.g., Release Train Engineer, Agile Program Manager) Prior Agile training experience at multiple levels. Familiarity with non-Scrum flavors of Agile (Kanban, Lean, etc.) Knowledge of Agile Testing practices like TDD, ATDD and BDD. Knowledge of DevOps capabilities such as Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD), Automated Testing, etc. Experience applying a variety of approaches to the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, multiple ways of handling bugs, etc.) Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to communication anywhere from the team level to C-level executives. PREFERRED SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS: Strong plus - prior experience building and testing software or implementing DevOps..

The position offers competitive rate.

Job Id: 33137