Agile Coach

Chicago Permanent USD120,000 - USD150,000
  • 100% Remote Opportunity
  • Clear Growth Potential

About Our Client

Our Client is the leading path to college solution for youth athletes - connecting athletes to colleges and college coaches to help them fulfill their dreams as an athlete.

Job Description

  • Develop a strong self-sustaining team with rich and comprehensive software development practices around communication, estimation, planning, prioritization, and delivery
  • Maintain an open set of facilitation practices for clear communication of backlog, workload, throughput, and velocity with clear metrics on delivery and milestones
  • Perform gap analysis relative to workload and team responsibilities
  • Facilitate team meetings - daily stand-up, sprint planning, demos, and retrospectives
  • Support the Product Owner/Platform Lead in facilitating a healthy team dynamic around scope and prioritization
  • Coordinate multiple teams towards on-time delivery of committed work
  • Work with Product and Platform teams to perform 90-day scenarios and major release plans, contingency plans, and resource forecasts
  • Keep stakeholders informed on status of projects, accomplishments, and issues
  • Work with team leads to design, build, and launch a Team Maturity model



MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 7+ years of experience in Agile facilitation and Project Management
  • 5-7 years working in a multi-team, cross functional, platform environment
  • Strong facilitation and collaboration skills
  • Strong knowledge in Lean and Agile methodology, with pragmatism and adaptability
  • Track record of facilitation in building high quality teams
  • Ability to inspire, motivate by example, and manage change across the organization

What's on Offer

  • Remote Opportunity
  • Generous Benefits Package
  • Opportunity to work for a mission driven organization
  • 401k Match
  • Health and Dental Coverage
  • Annual Company Trip
Contact
Valerie Monsen
Quote job ref
JN-052022-5599620

Job summary

Sector
Information Technology
Sub Sector
IT Project & Program Management
Industry
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Valerie Monsen
Job Reference
JN-052022-5599620