Agile Coach

Stem Xpert

Company Description

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, TEKWISSEN™ provides a unique portfolio of innovative capabilities that seamlessly combines clients insights, strategy, design, software engineering and systems integration. Our tightly integrated offerings are tailored to each client’s requirements and span the services spectrum from Application Development/Maintenance, testing, Technology Consulting & staffing. The company is primarily focused on information technology, engineering, healthcare, financial technology and contingent workforce solutions. It operates in seven business segments including Commercial, Professional & Technical, EMEA Commercial, and EMEA Professional & Technical. The company provides professional and technical expertise in the fields of Telecom, Education, Banking, Retail, e-commerce, Automotive, Life Science, Insurance, legal, healthcare, among others. It also offers outsourcing, consulting, recruitment, career transition, and vendor management services.

We strongly believe:

“ If something cannot be measured, it cannot be managed. “

TEKWISSEN™ measures all of these processes and applies corrective interventions to manage the quality process at its core.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Recognitions:

2015 -America’s Fastest Growing Company by Inc.com

2015- SPARK FastTrack Award from Ann Arbor SPARK

2015 -Honoree of Diversity Focused Company by Corp! Magazine

2014- America’s Fastest Growing Company by Inc.com

2014- Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

2014 – DiSciTech Award in Technology by Corp! Magazine

2014- DiSciTech TECHNOLOGY Company of the year by Corp! Magazine

2014- SPARK FastTrack Award from Ann Arbor SPARK

Specialties:

Enterprise Solutions, Web Development, Data Warehousing, Systems Integration, IT Security, Storage Technologies, Development and Delivery, Business Intelligence, Telecommunications, Consulting and Planning, Network design, Implementation &Administration

Job Description

Requirement:

Role: Agile Coach

Location: Detroit MI

Duration: 9 months

Engagement Description:

Perform coaching, training and guidance to newly formed Agile project teams (and extended team stakeholders) who may have little to no Agile experience. Additional engagement responsibilities will be to utilize ideas out of project retrospectives to support process improvement initiatives.

Top 3 Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience using Scrum
  • Minimum 2 years experience as either Scrum Master or Product Owner
  • CSM/CSP or preferred (certified scrum master and certified scrum professional)

Required Experience:

  • Must have knowledge of the Standard Agile Ceremonies: Release Planning, Grooming, Pre Sprint Planning, Daily Stand Up, Post Stand Up, Sprint Design Session, Demo, Retrospective, Celebration
  • Must have knowledge of the Standard Agile Reporting: team performance which may include: Roadmap, Release Plan, Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, sprint goal, Task board, team norms, impediments, team calendar
  • Experience Conducting Agile Overview Training to all stakeholders impacted
  • Experience coaching/mentoring support during project specific evaluations and roadmap execution activities beginning with the initial walk through of the set up and execution of initial Sprints/iterations
  • Experience in provide oversight, guidance, and feedback for ongoing execution of sprints/iterations upon establishment and in alignment with high-level Agile/Scrum roadmap
  • Must be able to provide continuous process improvement from project retrospectives and refine elements
  • Experience validating criteria for project selection, identifying success metrics that should be tracked relative to each project, analyzing the in-flight, pilot project selections against criteria and success metrics
  • Ability to Identify Agile/Scrum transitional requirements for each project and areas within the Agile/Scrum methods (Project Roadmap) requiring enhancements
  • Ability to collaborate with invested project teams to refine Agile/Scrum framework (structure, processes, templates, cadence, and deliverables) version which is usable (a practical / sustainable)
  • Identify Agile/Scrum tools evaluation criteria for Agile/Scrum tools (including automated testing and integration)
  • Define Agile software development practices for implementation
  • Help to develop and manage the Agile Community of Excellence (Agile CoE)
  • Enable cooperation among all roles and functions
  • Expert in team dynamics, how to be a leader and create a community
  • Hold team members accountable for behavior that is inconsistent with team norms
  • Provoke thought process and ask questions
  • Inspire engagement within the team

Certifications:

  • Agile Scrum Master and /or Agile Coach certified
  • Scrum Alliance recognition of the certifications also required

Qualifications

Education requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Additional Information

Thanks & Regards

Caroline Ignetious

Caroline(dot)i(at)tekwissen(dot)com

734-384-4499

JR2019