Agile Transformation Coach

Agile Transformation Coach2021-11-10T17:11:48-05:00<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thoughtworks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As consultants, we </span><a href="">work with our clients</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to ensure we’re evolving their technology and empowering adaptive mindsets to meet their business goals. You could influence the digital strategy of a retail giant, build a bold new mobile application for a bank or redesign platforms using event sourcing and intelligent data pipelines. You will learn to use the latest Lean and Agile thinking, create pragmatic solutions to solve mission-critical problems and challenge yourself every day.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The <strong>Enterprise Modernization, Platform, and Cloud (EMPC) Service Line is looking to add an Agile Transformation Coach</strong> to it’s line up of amazing technologists. This person will tap into their coaching, training, and thought leadership expertise to lead our client's Agile Transformation initiative.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We’re looking for someone who can be innovative in planning and executing transformation programs, and can drive to business outcomes based on objectives without much guidance. This person is passionate about transforming software delivery organizations leveraging Agile, Lean and other modern software best practices.</span></p> <p><strong>You’ll spend your time on the following:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assess the client environment, including but not limited to; software development and delivery capabilities, pains/gaps, and priorities.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work with our clients to develop the vision, roadmap and plan for the Agile Transformation initiative.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide coaching and training to teams/programs in Agile/Scrum, SAFe, Kanban, and Lean in a scaled environment.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide thought leadership and guidance to the client's transformation team on organizational change management (OCM).</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide guidance on development of Agile CoE(Process Framework, Collaboration tooling, Enablement, Development Infrastructure)&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work with the client’s PMO to understand the means by which Agile projects can satisfy governance requirements.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with Delivery Coach(es) to ensure the creation and execution of the Vision and Roadmap will enable the engagement to meet the customer goals.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Act as a trusted advisor to our client(s)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsible for managing and evaluating Delivery Coach(es) performance and addressing performance issues</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s what we’re looking for:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">12+ years of experience in software development/delivery with working knowledge of various processes/methods and tools.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">5+ years of Project/Program Management and Agile coaching experience</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Hands on experience with a range of agile methods (Scrum, XP, Kanban) within multiple environments/organizations.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in OCM (Organization Change Management) frameworks like Kotter.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in leading CoE (Center of Enablement) and CoP (Community of Practice)&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Excellent negotiation, relationship building, collaboration and conflict resolution skills</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with distributed teams across multiple time zones and achieving results with off-shore teams.</span></li> </ul> <div> <h3><em>A few important things to know:</em></h3> <strong>While we’ve traditionally been a traveling consultancy, travel is not required for this role at the moment. We anticipate the need for travel to our client locations in the future when it’s deemed safe.</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <div> <p style="text-align: left;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with&nbsp;<a href=";utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks">AccessThoughtworks</a>, our learning community (click "<em><span style="text-decoration: underline;">contact me about recruitment opportunities</span>"</em>&nbsp;to hear about jobs in the future).</p> </div> </div> <div> <p style="color: #7f8c8d;"><em>It is the policy of Thoughtworks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and Thoughtworks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran or military status, family or marital status, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity. This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. Thoughtworks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</em></p> </div>ThoughtworksNew York City, New YorkUSA