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Agile Coach

Myticas Consulting

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted May 19, 2018.

Job Description

The IT recruitment team at Myticas Consulting is looking for an experienced Agile coach, who would be interested in a long-term contract opportunities within both the Ottawa and Toronto regions.

Description:

  • Lead teams of developers, often implementing the AGILE methodology.

    In addition to coaching you are driving organizational change.

  • The goal of the Agile Coach is to improve teams of developers and overall project management by increasing collaboration, innovation, and introducing techniques that promote adaptability and flexibility in the face of unpredictable circumstances

Responsibilities:

  • Educate Colleagues: The Agile Coach must educate employees at all levels, including senior, and at times clients, on Agile principles, providing them with tools for implementing the process in their own work. They provide training sessions and teach valuable skills that lead toward the organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies.
  • Mentor Team: Responsible for guiding teams into the Agile methodology, providing employees with feedback and means of improvement, catalyzing organizational growth and answering questions. They provide hands-on support to all employees, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of Agile as well as overall company growth and improvement.
  • Develop Agile Adoption Strategy: Responsible for designing a strategy for the organizational adoption of Agile. This includes every stage of adoption, from the introduction of Agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement.
  • Implement Agile Methodology: Implementing Agile process, principles and practices across all levels and departments in an organization. You must use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote a culture of experimentation and innovation. In order to do this, the Agile Coach must also embody the Agile principles and lead by example.

Skills:

  • Assertive about adherence to Agile processes.
  • Enthusiastic about Agile practices and their benefits.
  • Both an educators and coach.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire and motivate.
  • Demonstrating strong knowledge of and background with Agile concepts.
  • Possessing prior experience coaching teams in Agile adoption or as a Scrum Master.

Nice to have:

  • Scrum Coach certification
  • Scrum Master certification

If you’re looking to apply for this position, be sure to update and send us a version of your resume in confidence. We will contact those whom would be an ideal fit for the requirements.

Company DescriptionMyticas Consulting is a boutique IT professional services staffing organization, tailored to delivering high-performance Telecommunications (Network Engineering), ERP/SAP, Business Intelligence, and Technical CRM resources to our end customer business needs. Built on over 50 years of combined experience, the team at Myticas understands the unique subtleties involved in effectively delivering the right individuals for highly unique requirements.

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