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Agile Coach - Relocation to Switzerland Prague, Czech Republic

Agile Coach - Relocation to Switzerland Description

Job #: 82670
Since 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM) has leveraged its advanced software engineering heritage to become the foremost global digital transformation services provider – leading the industry in digital and physical product development and digital platform engineering services. Through its innovative strategy; integrated advisory, consulting, and design capabilities; and unique 'Engineering DNA,' EPAM's globally deployed hybrid teams help make the future real for clients and communities around the world by powering better enterprise, education and health platforms that connect people, optimize experiences, and improve people's lives. In 2021, EPAM was added to the S&P 500 and included among the list of Forbes Global 2000 companies.  

Selected by Newsweek as a 2021 and 2022 Most Loved Workplace, EPAM's global multi-disciplinary teams serve customers in more than 50 countries across six continents. As a recognized leader, EPAM is listed among the top 15 companies in Information Technology Services on the Fortune 1000 and ranked four times as the top IT services company on Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies list. EPAM is also listed among Ad Age's top 25 World's Largest Agency Companies for three consecutive years, and Consulting Magazine named EPAM Continuum a top 20 Fastest Growing Firm.

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EPAM Switzerland is looking for a Senior Agile Coach to work alongside a dynamic group of developers, engineers, and testers to solve complex problems and deliver impactful tech solutions for a longstanding banking client of EPAM.

If you are an experienced IT professional with a strong coaching background and a deep understanding of Agile methodologies, this might be the perfect role for you. We look forward to receiving your application!


  • Build connection/trust with the team and the client
  • Be transparent and consequent
  • Be present and available to the Team and the client
  • Recognize and highlight wastes, bottlenecks
  • Help your Team and Clients, Develop an Agile Adoption Strategy to improve their enterprise culture (e.g. with a continuous improvement backlog)
  • Educate colleagues at all levels from from Sponsors to Product Owner, Scrum Master and Team members
  • Setup and maintain a psychological safe Coaching environment. Make the team autonomous in its self-learning so the team can take over coach's responsibilities after the coach left. Ensure the transparency to the team on:
    • team dynamics and rules
    • internal team processes and flows
    • collaboration with key stakeholders (e.g. Clients\Users)
    • engineering best practices (e.g. DevOps)
    • experiments (iterative and incremental process) to fail fast and learn fast
  • Facilitate the adoption of Agile Values, Principles and Frameworks: This task entails make the Team and the Clients adopt Agile values, principles and practices across the organization. The Agile Coach must use techniques that increase collaboration, transparency, efficiency\adaptation and promote a culture of experimentation and innovation. In order to do this, the Agile Coach must lead by example and embody them
  • Mentor: As a mentor, the Agile Coach is responsible for guiding teams, providing employees with powerful questions, feedbacks and helping them find the most relevant answers. They provide hands-on support to all employees, collaborating with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of Agile as well as overall company growth and improvement


  • Min. 5 years of coaching experience
  • Min. 15 years of overall IT experience
  • Ability to oversee multiple teams or topics (3-4) on different level of agile adaptation. He/she helps people to understand what agile means
  • He/She takes over Agile Playbook and can help the people, teams to understand and adopt it
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Strong understanding of applying Agile at scale (Safe, Less, Scrum of Scrum, Nexus)
  • Professional Agile Coach familiar with SAFe or any other agile at scale framework
  • Experienced in IT/Engineering practices
  • Experience business process improvement
  • Good understanding of organizational change management
  • Experience with training and facilitation
  • Active listening
  • Great communication skills is a must, needs to liaise not only with the IT organization but also the business organization
  • Ability to communicate not only with the team members and hands on topics but also to share vision strategy with ED level persons
  • Fluent English

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
  • Knowledge-sharing across EPAM's global Tech Communities
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Relocation support as per EPAM relocation policies
  • EPAM Community with regular corporate and social events
  • Career growth, performance and compensation reviews
  • EPAM Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (subject to certain eligibility requirements)


  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks
  • We do not accept CVs from recruiting or staffing agencies
  • For this position, we are able to consider applications from the following:
    • Swiss nationals
    • EU/EFTA nationals
    • Third-country nationals based in Switzerland with an appropriate work permit
    • Displaced people from Ukraine who are currently in Switzerland and hold, or have already applied for, S permits

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