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Senior Agile Coach

Everbridge
25 Corporate Dr., 4th Fl
Burlington, MA 01803

Description

We are seeking a Senior Agile Coach that has deep knowledge of Agile/Lean concepts and practices and “in-the-trenches” experience helping organizations and teams adopt and refine their practices to produce efficient and successful software delivery outcomes. This Agile guru will have expertise working with various Lean/Agile methods, including but not limited to Scrum, Kanban, and XP as well as the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

The Senior Agile Coach will embed with teams from time to time to  suggest desired Agile behaviors and address various team anti-patterns. Additionally, he or she will be well-versed in and able to apply Scaled Agile concepts, principles, and practices promoted in an industry-accepted Scaled Agile framework (preferably SAFe) that helps Everbridge connect its strategy to the execution of its portfolio and program initiatives. The successful candidate will fulfill the role of Release Train Engineer (RTE) for one or more of our Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and demonstrate Agile program management leadership consistently, working effectively with individual contributors as well as multiple levels of management on regularly.

Job Duties:

  • Serve as both a Team and Program Coach concurrently
  • Reimagine the Agile Coaching function at Everbridge by developing a coaching playbook
  • Develop metrics that help evaluate the effectiveness of coaching engagements
  • Research, publish, and present Agile/Lean guidance to teams regularly
  • Serve as a Release Train Engineer (RTE) for one or more Agile Release Trains by facilitating Program Increment (PI) Planning preparation, execution, and tracking activities, including Program Backlog grooming, PI Planning, and Inspect & Adapt workshops, among others
  • Help manage and administer Agile program management tools, including AgileCraft and Real Time Board

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience as an Agile coach
  • Industry certification reflecting Agile/Lean competencies (e.g., SPC, CRTE, ICP-ACC or CEC, CSM)
  • Self-aware, confident yet humble team player who embodies the concept of servant leadership
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel domestically or internationally as needed, approximately 4-6 times per year
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Project Management, or a related discipline with relevant work experience

 

Category: Software Engineering/QA
Full-time

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Our Critical Event Management solutions are used by over 4,000 organizations to keep people safe and avoid and/or lessen disruption to operations when such events as severe weather, workplace violence, active shooters, terrorism, IT and power outages, environmental spills, brand attacks on social media, product recalls, and medical emergencies

Everbridge was founded in 2002 in the aftermath of the tragic events of 9/11 with the mission of helping to keep people safe amid critical situations. 

Our Critical Event Management platform helps manage critical events for 4,500+ customers globally, reaching more than 500 million people in over 200 countries and territories

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