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Agile Coach

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Global Banking Technology - (GBT):

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital

Overview:

Responsible for oversight of an Agile Release Train and the associated agile teams. Direct support of a CIO regarding all agile transformation activities. High visibility and autonomy for an experienced coach. Great environment/culture that embraces change, but requires judgment on change related WIP and recommended next area of change focus. We are a SAFe-like business in terms of agile scaling and most of our teams are scrum teams. The Agile Coach will champion Agile adoption and continuous improvement with our model to optimize the benefits of being Agile. This person should be comfortable working at all levels to help the organization use Agile as a strategic asset of culture change and to foster our business values. Coaching activities directed at Agile Teams and Agile Release Trains improve our Agile Practices, mindset and structures. These lead to the following business benefits:

  • Increasing Speed To Deliver Value
  • Greater Predictable Delivery
  • Higher Quality Solutions
  • Improved Operational Maturity

Role Responsibilities:

  • Onboard Release Trains To GBT Common cadence
  • Assist Centralized Onboarding Team with risk mitigation of intra-PI delivery.
  • Support the agile adoption strategy and rollout plans and influence those plans
  • Provide hands-on Agile coaching to your CIO, his direct reports, release train key roles and teams.
  • Our model also leans on Scrum Masters as the first level team coach and the RTE as the first level train coach so train-the-trainer is also part of being effective in the role.
  • Accountable for improvement in the delivery of software development as per SDM measures
  • Coach teams and stakeholders in improving their Agile thinking and Scrum processes.
  • Evaluate and mentor existing Agile feature teams, and deliver training classes for product owners, new teams, and executive leadership to promote and improve agility
  • Capture feedback and continuously improve Agile guidance, training materials, and content
  • Guide the Agile Team coaches towards SDM 360 Agile maturity

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years in the use of Agile methodologies and supporting tools, including acting as Scrum Master for teams with Scrum Master certification
  • 2-3 years working in an Agility training / coaching role with exposure to large organizational transformations

Desired skills:

  • SPC certification is preferred, but not required (persuade me that you are the best candidate for the job)

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Global Banking Technology - (GBT):

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital

Overview:

Responsible for oversight of an Agile Release Train and the associated agile teams. Direct support of a CIO regarding all agile transformation activities. High visibility and autonomy for an experienced coach. Great environment/culture that embraces change, but requires judgment on change related WIP and recommended next area of change focus. We are a SAFe-like business in terms of agile scaling and most of our teams are scrum teams. The Agile Coach will champion Agile adoption and continuous improvement with our model to optimize the benefits of being Agile. This person should be comfortable working at all levels to help the organization use Agile as a strategic asset of culture change and to foster our business values. Coaching activities directed at Agile Teams and Agile Release Trains improve our Agile Practices, mindset and structures. These lead to the following business benefits:

  • Increasing Speed To Deliver Value
  • Greater Predictable Delivery
  • Higher Quality Solutions
  • Improved Operational Maturity

Role Responsibilities:

  • Onboard Release Trains To GBT Common cadence
  • Assist Centralized Onboarding Team with risk mitigation of intra-PI delivery.
  • Support the agile adoption strategy and rollout plans and influence those plans
  • Provide hands-on Agile coaching to your CIO, his direct reports, release train key roles and teams.
  • Our model also leans on Scrum Masters as the first level team coach and the RTE as the first level train coach so train-the-trainer is also part of being effective in the role.
  • Accountable for improvement in the delivery of software development as per SDM measures
  • Coach teams and stakeholders in improving their Agile thinking and Scrum processes.
  • Evaluate and mentor existing Agile feature teams, and deliver training classes for product owners, new teams, and executive leadership to promote and improve agility
  • Capture feedback and continuously improve Agile guidance, training materials, and content
  • Guide the Agile Team coaches towards SDM 360 Agile maturity

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years in the use of Agile methodologies and supporting tools, including acting as Scrum Master for teams with Scrum Master certification
  • 2-3 years working in an Agility training / coaching role with exposure to large organizational transformations

Desired skills:

  • SPC certification is preferred, but not required (persuade me that you are the best candidate for the job)

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21070542

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Karl Klein

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
401 N TRYON ST, NC, Charlotte, 28255