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Agile Coach Weehawken, NJ, USA

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Agile Coach Description

Job #: 86264
Are you an experienced Agile Coach with a passion to play a vital role in shaping the future of how we work in an Agile way? Here at EPAM, we re-imagine the way we work, the way we connect with each other – our colleagues, clients, and partners – and the way we deliver value. Being agile will make us more responsive, more adaptable, and ultimately more innovative.

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Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with individuals in the department to adopt an agile mindset, further agile ways of working and promote early delivery of business value
  • Facilitate learning and development through individual team coaching, trainings, and workshops on Agile principles and values within the department
  • Communicate with the key roles across our streams and crews to increase team performance and overall effectiveness
  • Lead teams to identify and address any organizational, product-related, or technical impediments and appropriately facilitate escalation and removal
  • Coach our Product Owners in the skills of backlog management, prioritization, and importance of balance between business features and technical debt to ensure team are correctly focused
  • Enable collaboration across-teams and cross-departments and in helping identify and improve organizational-level challenges

Requirements

  • Proven history of being a strong servant leader who can garner respect from individuals, puts their needs first, and with a strong attitude of transparency
  • Highly skilled in effective communication within team, across teams and in larger community of practice, facilitate difficult discussions and agile ceremonies
  • Expert in ensuring that Agile principles are adhered to while being pragmatic about practices
  • Experienced in training teams in Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Lean with special interest in role based trainings like Scrum Master, Product Owner, Kanban Flow manager etc
  • Enjoys working as an Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Flow Manager or similar relevant roles

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

About EPAM

  • EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

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