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SAFe Agile Coach

Kelly Services
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Kelly Services is hiring a SAFe Agile Coach for the countrys leading insurance company on a 6-month contract opportunity in Woodland Hills, CA. Below are the details and required skills. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to as well as apply online.

**SAFe Agile Coach**

**Woodland Hills, CA**

**6 Months (Onsite only)**

**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 the Client, 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:**

+ 5-7 years experience 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

+ Agility and experience in SAFe certification training

+ 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

**Education Requirements:**

+ Bachelor's Degree or higher

**Certification Requirements:**

+ SPC4 (SAFe Program Consultant 4)

**Preferred Certifications:**

+ Change Management

+ SAFe LPM (Lean Portfolio Management)

+ SAFe DevOps

+ SAFe POPM (Product Owner/ Product Manager)

+ SAFe SSM (Scrum Master)

+ SAFe SASM (Advanced Scrum Master)

+ SP (SAFe 4 Practitioner)

+ CSM (Scrum Master)

+ PSPO (Professional Scrum Product Owner

+ RTE (SAFe Release Train Engineer)

**Additional Preferred Skills:**

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

+ Enterprise experience

+ Digital marketing experience

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

With Kelly, youll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around the globeoffering you the chance to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies companies and found opportunities for more than 8,600 IT professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.

**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/nontraditional 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2020-01-01 Expires: 2020-02-01

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