Agile Coach

in Charlotte, NC

Job #:529705

Practice Area: Not Yet Classified

Date Posted: 05/22/2020

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Job Title: Agile Coach
Location: Charlotte, NC
Industry: Financial Services
Terms: 18-month Contract

Agile Coach- Job Summary:
ettain group is seeking a senior level Agile Coach with experience in Scaled Agile (SAFe) and Scrum. This is a senior leadership role that requires the individual to be able to operate at all levels of the organization including the senior leadership team of technology, operations and line of business and be able to guide and influence both cultural and process change.

Agile Coach- Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to facilitate the Agile framework, training sessions and activities.
  • Ability to coach Release Train events (RTE Sync, PM/PO Sync, Scrum of Scrums, Inspect and Adapt, Quarterly PI Planning events to be handed off to be led by team members.
  • Design and implement a successful organizational transformation that delivers breakthrough business, cultural and human results as a change leader.
  • Integrate an Agile culture and process within our company’s business.
  • Identifies, develops, and executes strategies and supporting tactics to engage and influence stakeholders to make needed behavioral changes.
  • Partners to develop transition plans, including ongoing success measures to sustain the change.
  • Effectively communicates with managers, peers and business partners on deliverables, timelines and support needed from them.
  • Strong time management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

Agile Coach- Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years leading agile transformation with direct experience as a program or team level coach - transforming new Agile Release Trains and teams to Lean Agile at scale as the primary role
  • 5+ years of COMBINED Agile experience in a change agent role
  • 10+ years technology experience in IT full development life cycle
  • Direct Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Scrum and Kanban
  • Strong understanding of Agile principles, concepts, and events
  • Able to quickly establish collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders and team members to help them on their journey of adopting Agile; Strong collaboration and influencing skills; ability to establish and maintain strong relationships, establish credibility, build consensus, and achieve goals through influence
  • Has faced difficult challenges, group dynamics, organizational impediments, and has become a coach to Agile Release Trains, teams, managers and others
  • Can prepare and deliver effective communication of progress including the use of agile metrics and maturity assessments
  • Ability to work within a community of coaches, contributing to this community toward best in class standards, practices, and consistency with and continual improvement of the coaching team as a whole

Agile Coach- Key Words:

  • Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer, PI Planning, Value Mapping, Jira, SPC, Scaled Agilist (SA), CSM, CPO

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online.

ettain group is a talent solutions company dedicated to matching people with the most relevant employment opportunities in IT, healthcare IT and the digital creative space. Top employers and highly skilled talent throughout the U.S. select ettain group for a better recruitment experience. Our culture empowers teams with the flexibility to deliver a superior candidate experience and client experience using market intelligence. We recruit resources, own projects and manage programs to offer a wide range of IT development and talent solutions to our clients and candidates. To learn more about ettain group visit To explore more job opportunities with ettain group, visit

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