Cengage Learning Agile Coach in Boston, Massachusetts

Overview:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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.

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Requisition ID 2017-3364

Job Locations US-MA-Boston

Posted Date 6/29/2017

Job Function Information Technology