Coach and facilitate a number of product and engineering teams
Facilitate daily stand-ups, team demos, retrospectives, and product-line demos
Encourage lean and agile thinking. Hold the teams accountable in following their agreed team norms and delivering on their commitments
Support the Product Owner(s) in communicating roadmaps and progress to stakeholders, and educate on grooming and maintaining the product backlog
Collaborate with the leadership team to eliminate blockages and ensure all projects are running efficiently
Challenge both product, design and engineering to create high performing teams that build quality products, delivering customer value in a fast paced environment
University degree holder graduate
A minimum of 8 years' experience working as an Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Agile delivery lead and / or Iteration Manager, with at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
A recognized Scrum Master certification (CSM / PSM / CSPO / PSPO) or other agile certifications (SAFe for instance)
Clear knowledge of a variety of agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.), and utilizing Agile techniques such as: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Ability to engage with leadership and management teams, and cross functional environment, to drive agile enablement and overcome common adoption challenges
Proven experience in coaching Product Owners and Business Analysts on Product Backlog refinement (priority and requirement changes/additions
Excellent customer focus; Awareness of User Centred Design methodology, digital customer behaviour, sourcing of customer insight and importance of customer testing.
Familiarity with common agile tools such as JIRA and BluePrint and common DevOps processes and tools such as Bitbucket, Git, Jenkins, HPQC
Experience in Insurance, Pension or Wealth industry is an advantage