Agile Coach- 9 to 12 Yrs- Bangalore
• Strongly serving and supporting the Product Owner and Development Team in their quest to do everything possible to delight customers. • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style and leading by example. This person should personify Scrum and Agile. • Guiding and Coaching the Scrum Team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers. • Guiding and Coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on how to get the most out of self organization. • Guiding and Coaching both the Scrum Team and the Development team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks. • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization. • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment. • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis of healing and problem solving. • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work. • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution. • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information. • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog.
Specification / Skills / Experience:
• First level Scrum Master certification (PSM I, CSM) • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency • Knowledge of numerous well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc) • The ability to distinguish between what "is Scrum" what is "not Scrum" Preferred Skills/Experience (Any of these is a plus) • Second or Third level Scrum Master certification (PSM II, PSM III, CSP, CTC, SAFe) • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least 3 years for a software development team including testing. • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts (different team sizes, different organizations, different cultures, co-located vs. distributed, etc) working at Enterprise level • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, LeSS, Nexus • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach (example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc) • Track record of continued and recent education in Scrum, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc. • Previous experience as a collaborative leader • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
Job Location: Bangalore
Experience: 9-12 years
Primary Skills (Must have):
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