Sr. Agile Coach

Date: Jun 15, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

 

 

At Rogers Digital, we are on a journey to expand and enhance our agile development processes and we are seeking Agile Coaches to help us accelerate the adoption of best practices in agile product and software development. We are looking for strong agile advocates with deep experience to help us grow our efforts as we continue to evolve our culture. In this role you will be working with teams across Rogers to help them transition into effectively using agile processes.

 

An organizational change agent and thought leader, the successful candidate is passionate about agile processes, has a deep hands-on experience with Scrum, Kanban and SaFe methodologies. They have strong leadership and coaching skills to help guide and support teams to successfully adopt agile. They are experienced working and supporting multiple scrum masters and teams, and educating and influencing other teams and groups.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for successful Agile transformation of assigned teams/program
  • Viewed as an internal Agile Expert, providing coaching on Agile practices to Scrum Masters
  • Provide hands-on coaching and support to multiple Scrum teams on Agile methodology and best practices
  • Lead training sessions for Agile teams as well as company wide to influence the adoption of Agile methodologies.
  • Implement agile best practices across all levels and teams
  • Drive continuous improvement of Agile practices / processes with an influence on industry best practices
  • Offers advice, guidance and training on how to transition to and operate in scaled delivery environments
  • Lead the Agile community/open house practice within Digital
  • Promote a culture of experimentation and innovation
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, conflict resolution and remove impediments for multiple teams
  • Improve communication and standardize roles and functions within teams (including User Experience/Designers, Developers, QA and Product Owners)
  • Develop and execute quarterly agile maturity model
  • Help teams breakdown initiatives into Epics and User Stories to iteratively deliver value
  • Act as a mediator between teams and Executives to remove impediments to delivering sprints
  • Guide teams to understand and effectively do estimation and plan their sprints
  • Train teams on Agile collaboration tools including Jira, Confluence
  • Coordinate with other Agile Coaches to share best practices and accelerate agile adoption
  • Monitor progress and maintain key metrics to track teams progress

 

Qualifications

  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Certified Scrum Master in scaled Agile framework (e.g., SAFE)
  • Experience coaching in distributed Agile delivery environments
  • 5+ years of related experience as an Agile coach involved in large-scale Agile transformations
  • Expert knowledge of Agile principles and practices, with extensive experience working in an Agile organization
  • Expert knowledge of agile theory, methodology including scaling techniques, rules, and practices, estimating/sizing, product management, planning, forecasting, conflict resolution, coaching / leverage models, capacity and capability building and facilitation
  • Knowledge of current and emerging competitor and market trends
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite such as Jira and Confluence
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills both in person and written
  • Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in making decisions
  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines 
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Digital & Program Management
Requisition ID: 157883
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

 
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