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Job Title: Agile Trainer
Duration: Contract-to-Hire
Location: Remote 

 

Job Description:

  • Deliver highly engaging Agile training & instruction (roles, topics & practices across Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Create training content such workshops, exercises, simulations, job aids and similar that can be leveraged both virtually and in-person
  • Develop and facilitate Train-The-Trainer programs for agile coaches and other agile practitioners
  • Provides training on Agile and all aspects of the project and software development lifecycles.
  • Ideal candidate will have broad experience leading training for various agile frameworks, roles, and practices, creating and leading training for various agile frameworks, and hands-on agile coaching experience to draw from.
  • Fosters Agile mindset and culture across the organization.
  • Support technology and business leaders in the creation and onboarding of Agile squads as needed
  • Identification of training needs and alignment of team members with appropriate training
  • Collaborate with enterprise learning organizations to develop and deliver learning solutions
  • Deliver Agile training for multiple levels and groups within the organization
  • Advise and lead Communities of Practice for Agile leaders, practitioners, and other interested individuals
  • Understand business structure and functions, and collaborate to foster and enhance organizational agility
  • Partner with Agile squads and leadership to identify and mitigate risk
  • Instill an Agile mindset and culture across the organization
  • Coach and guide leaders to embody servant leadership and strengthen their understanding and adoption of Agile values and principles
  • Teach and coach Scrum Masters to become effective Agile leaders who build strong teams
  • Coach facilitation of Agile events at all levels, facilitating sessions as needed

Must Have:

  • Experienced in Agile training delivery and training content development
  • Experience with remote collaboration tools; knowledge of emerging and progressive training techniques and strategies
  • Bachelors in Information Technology, Business, Finance or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 3 years' (5+ years’ preferred) experience, with agile project delivery practices using SCRUM and/or Kanban
  • Demonstrable experience with the coaching stances of Professional Coaching, Facilitating, Mentoring and Teaching
  • Advanced knowledge of Agile/Continuous Delivery concepts
  • Strong analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, & Power Point)
  • Experience using various agile project delivery toolsets e.g. Jira, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira Align etc. to visualize progress, risks, challenges and coaching opportunities
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to various stakeholder groups (includes line of business, technology and operations)

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Certified Agile Coach (Scrum Alliance CTC, ICAgile ICP-ACC, International Coaching Federation ICF-ACC or ICF-PCC) or equivalent
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or equivalent

 

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