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SAFe Agile Coach - Remote

Kelly Services
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Kelly IT is hiring a SAFe Agile Coach on a fully remote basis for a 6+ month project. **For consideration, please email your updated resume to the recruiter at tauri.hayes@kellyservices.com and reference Job ID 3341535**


**SAFe Agile Coach**

**Rate: $107.84 /hr MAX Rate - Only W2 no C2C**

**Duration: 6 months**

**Fully Remote**


**JOB SUMMARY:**

Partner with leaders in both business and IT to optimize the flow of value across a line of business by leading Agile teams using SAFe Agile Methodology. Cultivate an environment where transparency, speed, quality and innovation are at the forefront while exhibiting an entrepreneurial mindset. Directly influence executives, leaders, business units, and technology teams on Agile principles, values, building techniques, growth, and maintain a thriving agile organization.


**ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:**

Execute and guide on a multi-year strategy for SAFe Agile Transformation across a large line of business. Coordinate with various Agile Transformation Teams on standing up Agile Release Trains, facilitating Program Team ceremonies, such as Program Increment planning, feature writing workshops, backlog grooming, scrum of scrums, retrospectives, etc. Coach and partner with various stakeholders such as Product Managers, Product Owners, Business Owners, IT leads to help ensure strategy and execution alignment. (30%)

Guide cadence and synchronization at the Team Level to improve effectiveness of progress towards the iteration goals in daily stand-up meetings and the ability to demonstrate working systems at the end of the iteration. Define and measure meaningful agile metrics to provide insights in these three dimensions including Team Health and Maturity, Delivery and Performance, and Business Outcomes. (30%)

Help manage risks and dependencies across the organization and the broader enterprise to enable better flow of value. Continuously seeks opportunities to improve operational processes to improve consistency of delivery, improve customer satisfaction and reduce costs. Effectively assesses opportunities, gains support for improvements and follows through with implementation. Provides leadership oversight and governance on all line of business Agile transformation efforts. (20%)

In partnership with University of Farmers, facilitates organizational learning, change management, and process adoption of Agile via metrics, benefits realization, outcomes, and retrospective findings. Provides Agile Leadership coaching and training to Scrum Masters, Product Owners, functional managers and executives. Deliver coaching of individual teams in all aspects of scrum and kanban including planning, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, limiting wip, etc. Serves as subject matter expert and provides coaching to teams and leadership towards improving Agile process and metrics, evaluate and mentor existing Scrum teams, and deliver training courses for product owners, developers, and testers. Performs other duties as assigned. (20%)


**JOB REQUIREMENTS:**

3-5 years in Agile Coach position applying Agile practices and principles including SAFe, Scrum and/or Kanban including demonstrated ability to inspect and adapt Agile practices to various situations.

5-7 years experience completing a transformation program with organization of over 2,000 members.

3-5 years in Scrum Master, Product Owner or Agile Lean Role

Strong written and verbal communications skills

Strong facilitator skills

Hands on experience working agile teams and coaching on safe best practices

Ability to coach AND provide transformation guidance

Excellent collaboration and team building skills

Excellent organizational skills

Possesses a high degree of initiative

Demonstrated problem solving skills

Experience in Scrum Master role

Experience in RTE role

Experience in Product Owner role


**ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS:**

7-10 years of project management or technical leadership experience, leading large, complex deliveries.

Enterprise experience


**EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:**

Bachelor's Degree or higher


**CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:**

SPC5 (SAFe Program Consultant 5)

Manager will consider SPC4 if candidate is willing to complete SPC5 (on own time and expense) within first 60 days of assignment


**PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS:**

Change Management

Lean Portfolio Management

SAFe DevOps

CSM (Scrum Master)

PSPO ( Professional Scrum Product Owner)

RTE (SAFe Release Train Engineer)


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


By partnering with Kelly IT, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-01-29 Expires: 2021-03-04

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