Negotiable
Full Time Partially Remote
Baltimore, MD, United States
5 days ago
Tantus Technologies, Inc. (Tantus) - recognized by the Washington Post as a Top Workplace - is seeking an Agile Practitioner/Coach who will provide support to our Lean Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) within our Agile PMO Operations team. You will work as a key change agent for multiple delivery teams to advance the understanding, adoption and maturation of agile principles and practices across the development team as well as across the organization. You will provide structured framework and role-based training on Scrum, Kanban, and SAFe, as well as ad-hoc topic-based workshops to provide a comprehensive foundation of knowledge for teams in varying stages within their agile journey. You will also provide regular support and consultation to teams, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and other stakeholders over the course of development operations to nurture growth and sustainment of agile practices and culture and work with leaders and associates with varying levels of Agile knowledge to propose and facilitate the adoption and continuous improvement of Agile, SAFe and general Organizational Agility. Full vaccination against COVID-19, and compliance with the Company’s vaccination verification procedures, is required for this position, unless the individual is legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation. What You'll Do Uses Agile/SAFe subject matter expertise to coach new and existing teams on practices, and influence leadership and associates on the culture change required to shift from a traditional to an Agile methodology and mindset Utilizes feedback and metrics (quality, delivery rate, etc.) to identify areas of opportunity and partners with others to coach the program Fosters innovation with practices and frameworks through experimentation to improve program delivery Coaches the program to improve collaboration and self-organization Actively seeks and leads a variety of learning opportunities such as Communities of Practice, conferences, classroom training and independent study to further develop self and community Coaches Program Management, Product Management, and Product Owners on Development of Minimal Viable Product and business-value-driving thinking, creating, grooming and using the product backlog, removing impediments and managing stakeholders. Works with Senior leadership to identify opportunities to support and sustain the Agile/SAFe transformation Coaches multiple teams by facilitating/observing sprint activities (daily stand-up, sprint planning/reviews/retrospectives) and providing individual and team based coaching on Agile practices, and helping to solve project and organizational impediments Motivate managers and executives transition successfully from traditional management techniques to forecasting and agile metrics Prepares a variety of communication artifacts related to the Agile practice, progress and plans. Develops and delivers presentations to various levels of stakeholders and facilitates working sessions to identify resolutions to impediments to continuous Agile improvement Must Haves Holds a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred Has at least 6 years' professional experience Has minimum 2 years of experience implementing a variety of Agile practices (Scrum, SAFe, XP, Lean, Kanban) across several full lifecycle software development projects Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Agile space as a Product Owner, Scrum Master, Business Analyst and/or Developer Experience with CMS governance practices and/or implementing governance practices to align with agile methodologies Excellent oral and written communication skills required including ability to make effective presentations, create Agile training documentation artifacts, and interact effectively in negotiations and team settings Experience with Jira Ability to work well with people with varying technical and business abilities Must be able to develop productive working relationships with a wide variety of teams and leaders Experience in illustrating the benefits and behaviors of servant leadership Experience in coaching/mentoring teams to achieve better results applying Agile practices Experience in bring industry knowledge from the Agile community to the program/team Experience in providing solution to teams, management and stakeholders to discuss successes, challenges, Agile adoption & delivery progress and solutions for improvement Ability to assess teams, create outcome based plan to enable successful transition of team to self-sustainability Experience in representing the model, values and principles of the Agile Manifesto Ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem-solving skills Nice to Haves Experience with Human Centered Design (HCD) and/or UX disciplines Experience creating and maintaining Jira/EazyBI dashboards a strong plus Curriculum Design experience a plus Please email TA@tantustech.com
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