Sr. Agile Coach Contractor

We are looking for an agile coach to join a small transformation team that is leading the evolution of Real Estate Lending Business Unit in Navy Federal Credit Union to agile ways of working. This role will focus on team and program coaching and will partner with other coaches to meet transformation objectives.

Job Description:

  • Coaching multiple Agile development teams and large-scale programs within the Business Unit and Portfolio to attain high levels of maturity and achieve business objectives
  • Strong emotional intelligence and organizational awareness with ability to challenge organizational norms and influence decisions without formal authority
  • Skilled in all aspects of team and program ceremonies, events, activities throughout the life cycle
  • Cultivate Agile mindset by demonstrating and teaching values of the Agile Manifesto as well as the technical skills that form part of the underlying principles and methods
  • Tracking Agile team metrics and utilizing them to coach teams and leaders to recommend improvement opportunities
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills including active listening, coaching, consultation and collaboration

Must-Have experience:

  • 5+ years experience as an agile practioner in RTE, Product Owner or Product Manager roles
  • 3+ years experience as an agile coach of teams and programs
  • Experience with one or more agile tools such as Jira, Azure DevOps, Rally etc., preferably Azure DevOps

Nice to Have experience:

  • Experience with conducting and facilitating Agile training desirable
  • Experience with communicating about agile transformation