Agile Coach

Information Technology
Oil & Gas
Direct Hire
Houston, Texas
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Our client’s Technology + Innovation Lab works with data that powers their products to improve safety and reliability. By working hands-on with ground-breaking technology, the lab pioneers the development of innovative products through small agile teams. Their teams incorporate a variety of multidisciplinary skills, including industrial predictive algorithms, machine learning, and sentiment analysis.

As the Agile Coach, you will shift and transform the mindset of the whole organization to become more agile by crafting standard practices for agile processes; effectively communicating technical messages around agile processes and their purpose; and leading, coaching, mentoring, and motivating a group of agile coaches and scrum masters that educate and mentor individuals at all levels on Agile principles. You will provide executive capability-building around agile that lead toward the organization-wide adoption of Agile methodologies

Who you are

  • You have experience (5+ years) in agile development, with specific agile coach and scrum master (or similar) experience preferred
  • You possess deep knowledge of relevant domains/products/journeys
  • You’re capable of coaching team on agile practices and ensure adherence to agile methodology to deliver maximum business value on time
  • You are confident and skilled at navigating the team through road-blocks to allow sprints to be completed on time
  • You actively coach and mentor to grow and maximize the team’s potential
  • You bring a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
  • You hold a related university degree or a two-year technical diploma

What you’ll do

  • You’ll implement agile strategies and foster an agile culture that will enable the Lab to drive large-scale business impact across a broad business scope in a complex, cross-functional environment
  • You’ll own agile practices for the entire Technology + Innovation Lab and shapes those practices for the entire organization
  • You’ll lead/oversee the Lab-wide team of agile coaches and scrum masters, providing coaching, mentorship, and motivation / inspiration to continue to impact the Lab as a whole at all levels
  • You’ll guide the Lab Executive Team and Lab leadership roles on how to use agile practices methodologies and communicate their value to others
  • You’ll foster close cooperation across all team members, encourages cross-training and supporting each other
  • You’ll facilitate communication and collaboration inside and outside the team
  • You’ll cultivate self-organization and growth within the team
  • You’ll build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of punishment
  • You’ll define and track measures of success for coaching engagements (both agile coaches and scrum masters)
  • You’ll model continuous learning and development of skills

How you’ll work

  • You’ll be based in an office environment with occasional travel to other Lab locations

This company builds advanced technology products to deliver energy in a safe and reliable way to fuel a rapidly innovating world. In their new Technology + Innovation Lab they believe in Agile way of working, focus on their people and value craftsmanship, in a ‘work is play’ environment where they offer a flexible, fun, and modern working style to support individual needs.

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