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Remote Lead Agile Coach

Company: AFCPCIC American Family Connect Property and Casua
Location: De Pere
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

At CONNECT, powered by American Family Insurance, we believe people are an organization's most valuable asset, and their ideas and experiences matter. From our CEO to our workforce, we're committed to growing a diverse and inclusive culture that empowers innovation that will inspire, protect, and restore our customers' dreams in ways never imagined.Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.Compensation Minimum:$104,300Compensation Maximum:$156,300Summary: Manages and supports product development initiatives for both the business and IT. Utilizes expertise and leadership skills to foster a customer-centric learning environment that drives transparency, innovation, and continuous improvement using Agile principles. At senior levels more strategic partnerships and thought leadership around Agile transformation are required.

Job Summary

Promotes and supports Agile principles, values and mindset across the enterprise. Drives Product and Shared Services Delivery in support of the IT Operating Model. Coaches teams practicing Scrum, Kanban and various elements of scaling frameworks, to enable optimal performance and delivery of high value outcomes. Utilizes advanced coaching techniques to mature teams and individuals in their Agile practices. Enables and supports the organizational cultural changes needed for long-term Agile success.Job Description:This is a remote opportunityJob Level Summary

  • Recognized as an expert within the company and requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline and broad knowledge of other job disciplines within the organization function.
  • Solves unique problems that have a broad impact on the business.
  • Contributes to the development of organization functional strategy.Primary Accountabilities
    • Partners with IT and business leadership to establish new Product and Shared Services delivery teams.
    • Defines product-based business capabilities and maps cross functional teams to ensure value-based delivery is predictable and occurs at regular intervals. Recommends and implements frameworks in support of each team s process and workflow, and frequently inspects and adapts to enable team s continuous improvement.
    • Coaches and mentors Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Leaders and Teams in their execution and maturity of frameworks, roles and meaningful metrics. Initiates scaling techniques and events, including Scrum of Scrums, cross team collaboration, large group planning, and dependency mapping.
    • Provides hands-on coaching to teams, small groups, individuals, and leaders on all aspects of Agile mindset, frameworks, and practices. Utilizes and enables advanced techniques for facilitation, collaboration, conflict resolution and problem solving to influence a cultural shift to continuous learning and continuous improvement.
    • Provides servant leadership to the organization at all levels by driving enterprise agility and increasing agile adoption.
    • Identifies and removes impediments and increases ability to overcome roadblocks at multiple levels of the organization.
    • Guides the organization to develop and nurture open and trusting relationships and provides transparency throughout all processes.
    • Collaborates with leadership to establish and support standards and practices and ensures compliance within the organization.
    • Promotes the awareness and adoption of Agile principles, values, mindset and frameworks across the enterprise, while primarily focusing in IT.
    • Coaches and mentors Scrum Masters to deepen their knowledge and to mature their skills, techniques, and competences.
    • Facilitates events such as Open Space, Lean Coffee, and Coaching Corner to improve collaboration and communication across the organization.#LI - CP1#LI - Remote#IndeedRemoteSpecialized Knowledge & Skills Requirements
      • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support, or service.
      • Advanced knowledge and understanding of IT product delivery or Agile Delivery, including experience as an Agile Practitioner (Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Development/Service Delivery team member) or related experience.
      • Demonstrated experience coaching as a primary responsibility within an Agile environment.
      • Demonstrated experience with scaling frameworks, such as LeSS or Scrum@Scale.
      • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Agile and Lean values, principles, practices and mindset.
      • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Scrum and Kanban frameworks.
      • Advanced knowledge and understanding of collaboration tools, such as Jira and Confluence.
      • Demonstrated experience building and delivering training and workshops to all levels and sizes of an organization.
      • Strong coaching and mentoring skills, including reverse mentoring.
      • Advanced knowledge and understanding of technology practices related to software development lifecycle, IT shared services, QA, and/or DevOps.
      • Exceptional interpersonal and servant leadership skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to remove impediments, resolve conflict, and motivate team members.Preferred Qualifications
        • Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM) Education & Licenses
          • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Travel Requirements
            • This position requires travel up to 10% of the time.Additional Job Information:
              • Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks.
              • Offer to selected candidate is contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions.
              • Our policy restricts consideration of applicants needing employment sponsorship (visas) to specialty occupations. Sponsorship will not be considered for this position.When you work at Connect, powered by American Family Insurance you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits. Stay connected: Join Our Enterprise !LI:CP1 Associated topics: backend, back end, developer, devops, java, perl, sde, software development engineer, software engineer, sw

Keywords: AFCPCIC American Family Connect Property and Casua, Green Bay , Remote Lead Agile Coach, Other , De Pere, Wisconsin

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