Job Description

Reference # : 21-00031Title : Senior Agile Coach
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 01/25/2021 / 07/24/2021

- Job Description
The Senior Agile Coach will be a crucial member of the finance transformation. The Senior Agile Coach will help the Head of Finance Transformation progress the finance transformation utilizing the SAFe Agile methodology. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Deep leadership, problem-solving, communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in the following areas: finance, the businesses, risk, operations and technology. The position could result in full-time employment.

o Provide Agile coaching, which will require expertise in Agile Scrum, SAFe – All aspects, Extreme Programming, Test driven development and Kanban principles, methods and techniques
o Guide teams through Agile Life cycle management tool - Jira
o Mentor: Focusing on people and Continuous Improvement all the time; provide team a platform for improvement not only during the retro but all the time. Create a safe environment for healthy conflict and meaningful collaboration.
o Deliver effective training classes on a variety of Agile transformation related topics as well as contribute to customer design

o 10 years delivering projects in an Agile manner and 5 years delivering in SAFe environment
o Exposure to the banking or finance function domain (ideally)
o Excellent organizational oral and written and communication skills
o Influence through effective formal and informal presentations with both small and large audience
o Self-organize work around goals and measured results
o Ability to interact with all levels of organization in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner
o Ability to thrive in an environment with a high degree of change
o Ability to manage organizational change initiatives
o Be relentlessly focused on Outcome driven development
o Proven ability to guide the breaking down of large scale projects into SMART incremental objectives
o Veteran in marrying agile with waterfall as necessary to deliver enterprise wide SAFe initiatives

Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Master's degree


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