Senior IT Agile Coach

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline September 30, 2019
Experience Required5+ years
Job Duration6 months
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Banking & Finance industry is seeking a Senior IT Agile Coach in Toronto. This is a 6 months contract position.
Job Description
We are looking for an Agile Coach to work with a team that needs a Agile/Lean Transformation plan. The team is based in Toronto.
The team needs to deliver many projects and do maintenance as well.
The coach agile needs to have done transformation plan before and will need to coach Management, PO, a new SM and the scrum team.
• Do you develop passionate people?
• Are you recognized as the professional reference in Agility?
• Do you want to help adopt a culture and Agile and DevOps ??
Being an Agile coach generally goes beyond the traditional posture of the coaching profession by venturing into other areas than training, mentoring and consulting to achieve “evangelism” and thus allow his company to achieve the goals it has set for itself.
Curious to know more about your role?
• Ensure the establishment of an Agile work environment for targeted teams
• Facilitate the improvement of the efficiency of agile teams.
• Meet with the various stakeholders to understand their fears, challenges, resistance and provide the necessary support.
• Arrange management (business and IT) with agile work teams to ensure a smooth, efficient and effective workflow.
• Promote the benefits of agility and devops at the company level.
• Participate in the adoption of a culture and agile behaviors and devops within the company, in the lines of business in addition to the sector of Information Technologies.
• Act as an agent of change in the business and technology sectors.
• Act as a “coach” and a professional reference in agility and devops-related approaches and interventions, frequently and recurrently, even daily.
• Teach scrum master rôle to a new scrum master without experience.
• Play scrum master role in order to teach and show the role.
• Coach the scrum masters in place to help them develop
• Completed Baccalaureate, or related to the line of business and 6 years of relevant experience or completed Master’s degree, related to the line of business and 4 years of relevant experience
• Relevant experience as Agile Coach in a software solution delivery context;
• Transition experience from teams to Agile and Devops practices, desirable
• Knowledge of banking and finance
• Being able to apply leadership through coaching
• Ability to structure and conduct multidisciplinary and multi-level stakeholder meetings, synthesized and communicated in non-technical language
• Very good communication, influence and negotiation skills
• Bilingualism (spoken / written) French and English
Improve your chances of success thanks to your determination, your team spirit!
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Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.