Agile Coach - India

Job Locations IN-GJ-Vadodara | IN-KA-Bangalore
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(29/3/2024 1:28 AM)
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Role Introduction

Agile Coach works with the organization in its adoption of Agile, providing guidance to ensure effective application of Agile values and principles and improve team productivity and delivery quality in line with business goals.

Agile Coach must have sufficient technical background to be able to understand Agile development processes and communicate effectively about them with a variety of teams and leaders.

This role involves working with senior leadership, business and other stakeholders across various functions within business on value of Agile processes & coaching multiple squads/individuals working on multiple products across locations, ensuring that they are fully supported and are enabled to deliver to their commitments.

You should be a certified Agile Coach (ICE-AC preferable or ICP-ACC) with exposure to various Agile frameworks and should have practically implemented Scaled Agile framework (e.g. Scrum@Scale, LeSS, Spotify etc) across multiple teams.

This role requires at least 14+ years of overall experience in software industry and minimum 3 years of that in Agile Coaching.

What You Will Do

  • Work with multiple teams to determine their current level of Agile maturity, developing plans to increase their maturity in Agile and in turn improve the overall delivery i.e. productivity & quality, e.g., “inspect & adapt” the team processes within the agile process framework
  • Assist squads with (1) creating and maintaining collaborative communication sites, play books and tools; (2) chartering, boot camps, and other intensive trainings as required, (3) refining implementation of Agile best practices and tools
  • Provide expert coaching to all squad members and other stakeholders as required
  • Identify and work towards resolving barriers for the implementation of Scaled Agile framework
  • Work with senior leadership, business, and other key stakeholders to understand the value of and engage with Agile product development processes
  • Assist with the identification, collection and reporting of Agile practice metrics and measurements
  • Organize and participate in Agile events, contribute to communication sites/tools, deliver presentations to stakeholders across the organization
  • Help teams and individuals adopt agile practices and methods while embedding agile values and mindsets
  • Overall responsibility for Agile process rollout, maturity & outcome
  • Provide coaching and motivate teams to achieve excellence, and mentor them as they develop new skills. You will collaborate with the Technical Leaders and support them to drive agile mindset to ensure that all projects are delivered within cost and on time to the highest quality standards.
  • Work with the leadership team to decide which engineering projects are the highest priority against the business targets, and which can be prioritized for implementation
  • Monitor ongoing progress and performance of rollout and provide timely feedback and updates

Key Activities

  • Training and facilitation
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Inspect and Adapt
  • Reporting / discussion with Engineering management on issues, progress, blockers (beyond a team)
  • Agile ceremonies

What You Will Have

    • Leadership: The ability to inspire and motivate a team, set a clear vision, and lead by example
    • Communication: Effective communication, both in terms of providing feedback and coaching to team members, and in communicating with other stakeholders within the organization
    • Collaboration: Work closely with other stakeholders and teams within the organization, ability to collaborate effectively
    • Problem-solving: Resolve conflicts and address issues within team
    • Coaching: Helping team members develop their skills and grow in their careers
    • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and manage multiple priorities
    • Emotional intelligence: Should be able to understand and empathize with team members, and to manage their own emotions effectively in order to create a positive and supportive team environment

What We Do For You

  • Generous Annual Leave – 20 days, plus public holidays, with the possibility to buy additional days
  • Life Insurance – 3x times annual salary
  • 65% Internal Mobility – Committed to the development & growth of our people
  • Exposure to the latest technologies

Who We Are

Advanced is one UK's largest providers of business software and services serving 20,000+ global customers with an annual turnover of £330M+. We manage 1.5 million 111 calls per month, support over 2 million Further Education learners across the UK, handle over 10 million wills, and so much more. Our mission is to power the world of work and, as you can see, our software underpins some of the UK's most critical sectors.


We invest in our brilliant people. They are at the heart of our success as we strive to be a diverse, inclusive and engaging place to work that not only powers the world of work, but empowers the growth, ambitions and talent of our people.


To learn more about working at Advanced please click here 


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