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Agile Coach- Jacksonville/Tampa, FL

Location: Tampa or Jacksonville FL, Florida 33610
Posted:Wed, March 10, 2021
Salary:Up to US$0.00 per year
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12 month contract in Florida. Can be located in Tampa or Jacksonville, FL. Preference will be given to candidates bilingual in Spanish.
Must be w2 employee, no c2c permitted.

Prefer 10+ years of experience, with heavy amoutn of expereince in Financial Servcies.

Core Responsibilities

  • Own, advocate, and coach existing and new teams on Agile methodology and scrum practices, multiple teams in parallel if needed.
  • Coach and mentor Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Developers with regards to the application of Agile practices
  • Guides teams in the adoption of Agile software development practices (writing user stories, release schedules and integration planning, scrum meetings, velocity and capacity planning).
  • Regularly assess the Agile and Scrum maturity of the teams through retrospectives, metrics and coach the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team
  • Influences strategic as well as tactical decisions through advice, counsel or provided services which directly impact the business of software delivery.
  • Provide real time feedback to the methodology team based on experiences with software delivery teams
  • Creates high quality training materials and videos related to processes and Agile practices
  • Be a change agent and foster a learn by doing environment
  • Persuade and influence others through strong and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills
  • Provides support for development of a sustainable Agile Center of Excellence and internal Agile Communities of Practice. Identify and coach internal champions and develop Agile Working Groups
  • Drive agile transformation initiatives serving in a consultant and coaching capacity.

Provides in-depth and sophisticated analysis with interpretive thinking to define problems, develop innovative solutions and communicate risk and impacts

  • Effectively and strategically collaborate with business and technology groups on technology definition and delivery
  • Strong people leadership, ability to form effective teams, assess talent, develop people, coach, mentor, and course-correct
  • Foster and champion innovative technology solutions to solve complex business problem as part of a product model - emulate the "test and learn" philosophy


  • Required - PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Professional) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or similar certification
  • Preferred - Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification


  • BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of education/experience


  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience as a Scrum Master and/or Agile Coach
  • Experience working within Agile Software Delivery environments and driving organization through transformational changes.
  • Experience scaling agile to a product line and organization with a lean/agile approach while meeting the controls needed in a financial industry.
  • Experience with one or more agile tools (such as Jira, RTC, Rally or Version One) and agile frameworks (Kanban, scrum, lean etc.
  • Knowledge and experiences with agile techniques, processes and tools that enable the rapid definition, design, build, integration and test of fully working code
  • Experience leading training sessions and/or workshops
  • Experience working with senior executives and proven ability to effectively communicate and influence senior executives in decisions critical to adoption and implementation of Agile practice.
  • Possesses a comprehensive understanding of how each area (i.e., architecture, deployment, design) collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills and proven ability to work with diverse personality types.
  • Ability to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches; must be able to be a voice of reason and authority.
  • Excellent skills and knowledge situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Preferred - Experience creating training presentations and/or videos
  • Preferred - Spanish speaking and translation

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