(800) 774-8036

Agile/Scrum Coach

Lake Buena Vista, FL
Date Added: August 05, 2022
Software Resources has an immediate contract job opportunity for an Agile/Scrum Coach with a major corporation in Lake Buena Vista, FL. 

The Parks and Resorts segment is increasingly faced with demands to deliver better products quicker to market, in an already complex operating environment. These demands require us to look at innovative ways of operating in order to overcome these challenges.
The Agile Coach, within Technology Digital, is responsible for coaching teams to adopt and adapt using popular methodologies, including: Scrum, Lean, KanBan to help our teams deliver. The Coach role requires a high level of self-motivation coupled with the ability to drive and motivate teams to pragmatically use good practices and techniques that deliver results. The Coach will partner with teams and individuals across the organization and will need to have a passion for their work that drives results to the teams they support.

Role Overview
• Performs agile coaching and scrum master responsibilities for teams, with a primary focus on coaching.
• Work with cross discipline delivery teams, product owners, designers and architects to validate project assumptions, dependencies and create product plans and roadmaps
• Hands on leadership guiding teams to think Lean and be Agile.
• Foster a team environment of self-organization, retrospect to learn and adapt with the goal of delivering the highest value to our guests and Cast.
• Help teams to understand and use the agile tools as defined by projects and/or the organization.
• Participates in internal and/or external training programs, staying current on agile practices and technical skills applicable to assigned duties.
• Plays an active role in building our practice through the mentoring and development of talent.
• Coach teams with an inclusive style that embraces diversity, and will allow teams to successfully operate in a highly matrix organization where partnership and influence are key drivers of success.
• Collaboratively facilitates sessions with teams.
• Efficient and effective with facilitation and training teams to execute Scrum ceremonies.
• Works with the team to iteratively Client and refine the product backlog
• Shows, teaches, and supports team members to facilitate retrospectives to continuously improve working together and becoming a highly effective and efficient team.
• Collaborates with Product Owners, subject matter experts and other business partners to drive collaboration and resolution
• Trains and educates product owners on their role with the team
• Trains and educates agile team facilitators on their role with the team
• Understands and shares metrics with the teams to help fine tune their processes
• Shows good technical practices to the team to ensure that quality is built into the process early
• Helps teams to understand and determine what documentation is minimally viable for their work.
• Helps teams to use Lean processes to rework and adjust our own processes

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 1 year of Agile coaching experience in a cross-functional technical software delivery capacity delivery using tools such as VersionOne, Jira, etc. to facilitate delivery and status reporting.
• Minimum of 5 successfully coached project initiatives that were executed using a Scrum-like, or scrum based processes
• Proven knowledge and experience in the technology field and technology project delivery.
• Proven experience in coaching technology projects.
• Proven facilitator that can lead sessions and workshops driving commitments, accountability, and deliverables.
• Proven ability to train and teach new concepts to challenging audiences.
• Demonstrated exceptional critical thinking, strategic planning, and process management skills.
• Demonstrated experience with multiple software development lifecycle methodologies (focused on Agile, Lean).
• Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and the ability to work effectively across a wide range of constituencies in a diverse corporate and client environment
• Ability to inspire, motivate and train teams and individuals to use new processes and adapt
• Demonstrated inclusive mindset that embraces diversity
• Ability to communicate effectively to executive leadership in both business and technology roles.
• Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in supporting travel trade, hospitality, and/or large scale businesses and logistics systems.
• First-hand experience with practices: ACP, CSM, CPO, SAFe, LeSS, Lean, Kanban, Waterfall
• Proficiency with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management tools
• Agile Certifications i.e. CSM; ACP; CPO; SAFe; LeSS

Required Education:
Minimum college/undergraduate degree-B.S./B.A

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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