Agile Coach/ Mentor

Eagle currently has a career opportunity for an Agile Coach/ Mentor and we are looking to speak to qualified candidates with the skills and experience outlined below.

This position is a 6-month contract located in Mississauga, ON to start in June.

Summary:

Reporting to the PMO Coach – Agile Practice, the Agile Coach is responsible for training, guiding and coaching Agile practices and methodologies for teams and individuals. This role will primarily involved mentoring a junior coach who is an internal employee. The individual will also support identifying, mentoring and supporting new Scrum Masters within the organization. In addition, the individual will actively participate and contribute to an Agile Coach Community of Practice that is helping develop the overall Agile practice across the Enterprise.

As the Agile Coach/ Mentor, you will be responsible for:

  • This is a part-time role; and,
  • Contractor MUST come onsite (1 to 2 days per week) and work as a mentor.

What we’re looking for:

  • Agile Coach: Comprehensive knowledge of coaching Scrum Masters and Agile teams where Agile principles and practices were diligently applied;
  • Agile Project Management: Comprehensive knowledge of project/program management including Agile methodologies and tools;
  • Financial Management: strong understanding of key concepts of financial processes such as budgeting, financial modeling, ROI development etc;
  • Delivery methodology: knowledge and experience in Scrum / Kanban / iterative development – knowledge of Waterfall delivery would be an asset as we are transitioning from this;
  • Experience of contributing to the success of a range of midsize-to-large Agile initiatives with above-average levels of complexity and business criticality;
  • Experience as an Agile Coach and mentor where agile principles, practices, and theory were diligently applied;
  • Experience in helping an organization transitioning to Agile practices;
  • Experience training individuals and group of people in Agile practices, methodologies, and tools;
  • Strong coaching / development / leadership capability and experience;
  • Facilitate and encourage collaboration and work as one team;
  • Encourage Agile approaches and ability to iterate and innovate;
  • Ability to navigate through uncertainty and lead/champion change within the organization;
  • Certifications: Agile certification (e.g. CSM, CSPO, SAFe), Change Management certification;
  • University degree, Technology or related field; and,
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence and Axure.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

JOB# 61006

  • Posted On: May 14, 2019
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 61006
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON