• Fast Switch
  • $132,180.00 -205,690.00/year*
  • Detroit, MI
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 8473 Southfield Fwy

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Agile Process CoachPosition Description:

  • The Agile Process Coach will be working with multiple product-focused teams to help accelerate customer value through the implementation of Agile principles, processes and methods.
  • This position requires an experienced Agile Coach with a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile/Lean methods (Scrum, Kanban, XP).
  • Coach product teams in applying Agile values, principles, practices, tools and techniques
  • Conduct assessments, measure progress and provide actionable feedback for continuous improvement
  • Drive teams to higher levels of proficiency and maturity with adopting Agile methods
  • Facilitate effective Agile ceremonies including daily standups, iteration and release planning sessions, backlog refinement as well as product demos and team retrospectives
  • Facilitate various workshops including Agile Fundamentals, feature/story writing, backlog management, rolling wave planning and roadmaps
  • Support the execution of the Agile Transformation
  • As an agile coach you will facilitate learning through workshops, meetings, and team-building activities and various agile events
  • Build and grow enterprise-wide business agility and sustainable high-performing teams
  • Apply lean/Agile values and principles with product delivery teams
  • Empower others and guide teams to self-organization
  • Foster a continuous improvement and continuous learning mindset
  • Mentor team Product Owners and other coaches

Skills Required:

  • Proven ability to lead workshops and training sessions
  • Strong facilitation, collaboration, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Highly developed communication skills to collaborate, build relationships, influence, negotiate and persuade others at all levels both inside and outside of IT
  • Proficient in using CA Agile Central (Rally) for backlog management, progress tracking and reporting
  • Must have a passion for helping others and making a difference

Skills Preferred:

  • Understanding of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

Experience Required:

  • 2+ yrs. of experience in an Agile practitioner/coach role using Scrum framework
  • 5+ yrs. of experience in IT project/program management
  • Previous experience working on/with Agile teams

Experience Preferred:

  • Previous software development experience
  • General understanding of automotive financing applications

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or related discipline

Education Preferred:

  • Agile-relevant certification s (PMI-ACP, CSM)

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We're doing business in almost half the states in the union.
We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!
We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.
We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:
* Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)
* Vision
* Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
* Long Term Disability (100% paid)
* Life Insurance (100% paid)
* 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First \"Fast 50\" award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.
To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Opportunities, or get there directly at:
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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