Cengage Learning Agile Coach in Boston, Massachusetts
Cengage is seeking an experienced Agile Coach who will share the load of 1:1 Coaching, Team Coaching, Training and driving the Cengage Way, which is a delivery process based on Agile principles and practices. This role includes understanding the unique aspects of Cengage when it comes to delivering Digital Solutions and being Enterprise Aware.
You will carry out the Scrum Master responsibilities as part of Coaching
You will share wins and struggles with other Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches, so everyone learns from each other
You will coach team member who are currently wearing Scrum Master hats
You will help teams implement/improve Agile development approaches
You will act as a Facilitator running Release Planning Sessions and Retrospectives on a larger program level scale
You will work with teams identify project risks and raise them immediately
You will be responsible for removing impediments on team, as well as organizational level
Remain at the leading-edge of Agile development practices and contribute to their spreading across the organization
10+ years of work experience as a Developer, QA, Release Manager or any other role that promotes strong understanding of SDLC
6+ years of work experience promoting Agile methodologies and supporting tools
3 +years of experience as a hands on Scrum Master on a minimum of 5 different teams
2 + year of hand on Jira/Confluence experience
Experience with Scrum and Kanban Methodologies.
Experience with Agile product and portfolio management.
Experience with Scaled Agile Framework highly preferred.
Requisition ID 2017-3364
Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 6/29/2017
Job Function Information Technology