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Agile Coach
Bloomington, Minnesota
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Applied on October 25, 2020
Job Id #43638 Posted October 7, 2020

Accountabilities:
  • Facilitate the activities of an Agile development team encouraging and supporting the team to self-manage their iterations using a servant-leader management style
  • Ensure self-organized team's continuous improvement through monitoring and coaching
  • Mentor and Coach a Scrum Master to successfully transition roles and ensure long term success of the team
  • Mentor and Coach a Product Owner to ensure long term success of the team
  • Schedule and facilitate all Scrum team ceremonies including release and sprint planning, backlog refinement, daily standups, demos and retrospectives
  • Remove impediments for the team(s) and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Develop team members through coaching and by fostering a positive work environment

Competencies/Skills/Experience:
  • Understand the fundamentals of agile and iterative development
  • Expert facilitator and collaborator
  • High energy, effective leader with the attitude of empowerment and ability to lead their team to self-organization
Required qualifications:
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for 5+ years in a software development team
  • Experience bringing Scrum to least one new team
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience working in a continuous deployment environment
  • Scrum Master Certification or equivalent training
Preferred qualifications:
  • Certified Scrum Profession or Coach Certification
  • 4 year degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Etc

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In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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