Agile Coach/Scrum Master

  • Competitive
  • Plano, TX, USA Plano TX US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • MThree Consulting
  • 23 Feb 18 2018-02-23

MThree Consulting provide high quality, cost effective and client focused IT and Financial Markets consultancy services worldwide.   Since being formed in 2010 we have experienced rapid growth, becoming recognized as an important partner to our expanding client base. We believe in creating strong relationships that are built on quality of service, transparency and fulfilling our promises. 

We are currenly looking for an experienced Agile Coach/Scrum Master passionate about Agile methodology to join one of top banks in the world. You will take leadership in evaluating current process and make recommendation to better enhance the organization's Agile practice. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading and coaching the organization in its Agile adoption and promoting delivery of business value
  • Teach and Coach Agile practices and values within the organization
  • Coach employees and stakeholders understand and enact Scrum and empirical product development
  • Influencing change that increases team performance at a sustainable pace
  • Working with Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization
  • Deep knowledge of Agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean) teachings and capable of helping teams to address dysfunctions that may result from teams misinterpreting, ignoring or rejecting Agile and Lean values and principles
  • Significant experience working with organizational leadership and teams to change and adjust organizational design to promote self-organizing teams within an enterprise environment
  • Significant experience and understanding of challenges with scaling agile teams across organizations, and capable of identifying and addressing dysfunctional patterns caused by external forces that do not understand the values and principles of Agile or the importance of providing teams with an environment for agility
  • Exhibits a deep-passion for continuous learning and seeks to provide knowledge gained throughout the entire organization, beyond the team and line of business, and can facilitate classes, workshops, and Agile sharing events (e.g. Agile Hangouts, Community of Practice)
  • Utilizes broader experiences and adoption patterns, the Lean/Agile Coach helps the organization and (often multiple) Agile Teams adopt and progress in a feasible way
  • Capable of teaching and coaching application development teams to adopt Continuous Delivery practices such as Test-Driven Development, Specification by Example, Story Mapping, and other Lean/Agile Modeling Techniques
  • Ensuring the Product Owner knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value and teach techniques for effective Product Backlog management

Required Certifications:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or Certified Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Minimum 5+Years working in an Agile Role either as Scrum Master, Product Owner or Coach
  • Experience working on large scale transformation programmes
  • Experience of scaling approaches (LeSS, SAFE, DAD)
  • Experience training teams in agile methodologies (SCRUM Kanban, Lean etc.) and role based training (Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Team)