Are you a Senior Agile Coach who is passionate about championing agile transformation? Our client is hiring for a 12-month contract with renewal for individuals located or willing to work in the western time-zone. If you thrive working on innovative teams and are looking for your next opportunity, this is a great opportunity for you. AdvantagesWhat’s in it for you?As the Agile Coach you will receive:•Long term contract employment with extensions•Working with one of BC’s top employers•Remote working environmentResponsibilities•Championing the Agile mindset, values, and principles and leading organizational change through Agile transformation and continuous improvement.•Guiding the activities required to optimize the flow of value through the organization.•Having a strong understanding of Agile frameworks to guide, coach, and educate business stakeholders including product managers and product owners, release train engineers, and development teams, including scrum masters, business engineers, developers, and quality assurance engineers.•Creatively promoting an open, transparent, respectful, and safe team environment, and applies specialist knowledge of Agile to help the organization deliver value alongside continuously improving product quality, velocity of delivery, and professional development.•Lead by example while inspiring, motivating, and encouraging stakeholder buy-in to promote greater organizational alignment.•Provide hands on Agile leadership across DevOps using specific experience and knowledge of a variety of Agile frameworks, such as Scrum, Kanban, or Extreme Programing.•Provide coaching, teaching, mentoring, and facilitation of the adoption and implementation of Agile practices, and promotes the Agile mindset, values and principles across the multiple business area, working closely with DevOps teams, business stakeholders, release train engineers, and shared resources such as security, architecture, integration, infrastructure, UX and site reliability engineers.•Provide input and direction on the optimization of the flow of value from business to development.•Define Agile standards, requirements, and provides guidance and assurances that all artifacts are being adhered to.•Promote Agile benefits and outcomes to the DevOps teams and business stakeholders encouraging greater buy-in and organizational alignment in Agile adoption•Promote Built-In-Quality practices as an investment for achieving agility through technical excellence and good design.•Explore new Agile tools and techniques and contributes to the evolution and maturity of the sustainable Agile and DevOps models of the client •Provide leadership and support with a servant leadership mindset, placing the needs of others first and enabling them to perform their best.•Coach, mentor, and support various roles within DevOps such as Product Managers and Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Development Team Members, Release Train Engineers and Shared Services Team Members, to achieve and adopt effective Agile practices and behaviors and provide ongoing input to the DevOps program on how to best track and manage their work portfolio.•Engages in the removal of impediments outside the direct control of release train engineers and scrum masters.•Monitor and provides reports and updates on Agile health in DevOps teams using relevant data to provide feedback to both the DevOps teams and leadership on strength areas as well as areas of opportunity.•Provide frequent feedback on performance and skills development and provides input to the performance review for technical and non-technical capabilities.•Continuously evaluate agile maturity levels across all teams and develop improvement plans.•Drives continuous improvement across product development including the areas of process, technology, and people.•Participate in selected teams and program ceremonies, including standups, product backlog grooming and planning sessions, demos, retrospectives, and Program Increment events to enable and support adoption of best Agile practices.•Promote culture of continuous learning by actively participating in learning opportunities and activities such as Lunch & Learns, Knowledge Cafes, Lean Dojos, training courses, etc.Qualifications•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) majors•6+ years of hands-on experience in Agile practice.•4+ years as a Senior Scrum Master or Release Train Engineer serving a minimum of 2 Agile Teams.•4+ years of experience with Agile methodologies and DevOps environments.•2+ years’ experience developing/delivery in the cloud.•4+ years of work experience in IT involving continuous process improvement, project management, business requirements and analysis, and/or technical proficiency•ICAgile Agile Certified Coach (ICP-ACC) or equivalent such as Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) or ICAgile Certified Expert in Agile Coaching (ICE-AC).•Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent such as CSPO, CSD, CSP, or PMI-ACP, SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), CDAP, CLP.•An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.•Ability to anticipate, organize and prioritize work to meet both short and long-term goals and outcomes for projects of varying complexity and size.•Ability to coach others in roles of leadership, without formal authority, through servant leadership.•Ability to coach, mentor, and support multiple teams across different business areas and levels of the organization.•Ability to promote the delivery of quality products across multiple agile teams.•Ability to use tact, diplomacy, facilitation skills, and assertiveness when dealing with people of varying levels of expertise throughout the organization while maintaining confidentiality and achieving consensus.•Ability to organize and deliver complex information clearly and concisely to the intended audience both verbally and in written form, responding to unanticipated questions with thoughtful, clear answers.•Ability to adapt to changes and model positive behaviors even when faced with difficult circumstances and/or individuals.•Ability to establish credibility, develop and maintain positive working relationships with peers, management, and customers.•Ability to critically think through complex problems, often under pressure, and make decisions that may impact multiple levels of the business, projects, or programs.SummaryIf you are a Senior Agile Coach and the prospect of joining a dedicated team intrigues you, then this role with our high-profile client could be the perfect opportunity for you. 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