Agile Coach

Category: Information Technology Location: San Francisco Job ID: 20236 Date Posted: June 4th, 2020

Job Description:

Summary

Seeking agile coaches to train teams to practice scrum and kanban methodology with JIRA.  The coaches will play a critical role in increasing the collaboration among teams, establishing greater transparency into delivery progress, and creating a culture of continuous improvement.  The coaches will need to internalize the pre-established requirements to develop and deliver training, audit teams’ implementation to provide feedback, address related inquiries via various channels, (e.g. office hour, e-mail, slack channel).

Responsibilities   

  • Study pre-defined Pinterest scrum and kanban methodology to develop training sessions.

  • Facilitate training sessions to help teams understand agile principles, and how to practice Pinterest scrum and kanban methodology with JIRA.  

  • Participate teams’ backlog grooming, sprint planning, retrospective meeting to audit their implementation and provide real-time feedback.

  • Guide teams to break down a project into monthly milestones 

  • Provide coaching in 1:1 and 1:Many settings

  • Join office hour to address inquiries

  • Answer questions coming through email and slack channel

  • Identify and track improvement opportunities on Pinterest scrum and kanban.  

Required Skills

  • Scrum Master certification

  • Knowledge and experience with JIRA Portfolio tool

  • 4+ years in coaching teams to practice Scrum and Kanban methodology with JIRA

  • 2+ years in providing classroom-based training 

  • Are strong change agents and can influence mind-set and behaviors

  • Experience in developing and delivering training

  • Able to develop and maintain productive working relationship with a wide variety of teams and leaders

  • Excellent customer service, communication, documentation, work prioritization and analytical skills.

Optional Skills

  • Scrum Coach certification

  • ACP-300 certification – Agile Development with Jira Software

  • Experience online teaching

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