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AGILE COACH / SCRUM MASTER - Consultant

San Diego, CA
Intermedia Group has an opening for the following Consultant:

TITLE: AGILE COACH / SCRUM MASTER
LOCATION: San Diego, CA

TYPE: Contract (on site)
DURATION: 7 months+ 


MUST HAVE BANKING AND/OR FINANCIAL INSTITUTION EXPERIENCE

SUMMARY:
The Agile Coach is an individual with extensive experience with individual and team coaching, organizational development, cultural change and conflict management. The ideal candidate will be a great analytical thinker and communicator with outstanding facilitation and conflict resolution skills, and possess proven skills in leading AGILE Teams through an entire project lifecycle. This position plays a critical role in transforming and sustaining an environment of continuous improvement and self-organized high performing teams 

The Agile Coach will be an expert in AGILE Practices and will help advance our use of agile principles, practices and techniques and coach the teams through the stages of forming, storming, norming and performing. The Agile coach will also be a liaison with other corporate entities from our Project Management Office and Technology to bridge the gap between our governance practices, technology capabilities and Agile. 
 
Our working environment is Very Heavy WATERFALL and the ideal candidate will have successfully LED AGILE PRACTICES in a highly governed financial institution. 

KEY FUNCTIONS: 
  • Provide the support to the team on Agile principles and SCRUM / Kanban practices or any additional Agile techniques to increase the execution effectiveness and adoption 
  • Provide 1:1 mentoring and coaching for purposes of development, support or remediation across all levels of the organization 
  • Provide guidance and support to the Operations & Transformation team and extended corporate partners to facilitate an environment of continuous improvement and adoption of agile/scrum practices 
  • Develop communications and facilitate conversations, buy-in and partnership with key stakeholders and customers 
     
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • First and Second Level SCRUM MASTER Certification (CSM, PSM I, PSM) 
  • Scrum Coach and/or Trainer Certification (CSC/CST Scrum) 
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in practicing Agile techniques (Scrum, Kanban, XP)
  • Minimum of 5 years of directly related work experience as an Agile Coach in a highly regulated financial enterprise 
  • Minimum of 5 years of directly related work experience in supporting a waterfall governed enterprise adopting Agile practices 
  • Degree in Computer Science/Business or equivalent experience
     
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
 
  • Full MS WORD Resume
  • Current and required compensation
  • Current contact information
  • Availability
     
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss the position in full detail. 
 
Jason Denmark
Managing Director

INTERMEDIA GROUP, INC.
Voice: 212-248-0100

Email: jdenmark@intermediagroup.com
Corporate Web Site: www.intermediagroup.com
OPEN JOB LIST: http://intermediagroup.com/jobs

 
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