Agile Coach

Company
Elekta
Location
Crawley
Posted
05 Oct 2016
Closes
26 Dec 2016
Sector
Business
Contract Type
Permanent
We are looking for an experienced Agile Coach with proven expertise in Scrum, Kanban and ideally the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). A pursuit of excellence within agile practices and evidence of a leadership style that empowers and develops others is essential. Qualifications Bachelors Degree or equivalent - computer science, math, physics or related area Experience in project management/team leadership in software development Agile experience Significant contribution as a change agent in an agile transformation Certifications/education in Agile, Lean, SAFE a plus Responsibilities You would be working at a programme level across a number of teams. Some examples of your day to day responsibilities would include: facilitating programme level ceremonies such as backlog refinement/readiness, impediment removal, and planning preparation leading effective programme level inspect and adapt workshops for continuous improvement taking on a scrum master role where necessary coaching team(s) and scrum masters on the effective execution of ceremonies/events (within Scrum and Kanban) promoting transparency and alignment through radiating information for teams and stakeholders supporting product owners with the communication of updates as well as with backlog maintenance improving engineering quality practices by encouraging TDD, pair programming, test automation, continuous integration, and collective ownership supporting global alignment in agile practices at the team and programme levels