G-TECH Services, Inc. Agile Process Coach in Dearborn, Michigan

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 Ford Credit’s 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)

Category Project Management

Function Information Technology

Req ID JN -012019-110492