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Robert Half International Agile Coach in SAINT LOUIS, Missouri


Robert Half Technology is seeking a Scrum Master for an opportunity with a large financial services client in the St. Louis area. The Scrum Master role serves to connect firm level strategy and prioritization to the execution activities of product management, teamwork, and responsibility based management. The coach mentors, directs, and guides the firm and it's teams in the implementation and relentless improvement of agile processes and tools to ensure effective outcomes for the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

-Provide executive level strategic consulting and support for cross-divisional and firm-wide initiatives.

-Provide strategic input and influence

-Understand firm vision and strategy, and ensure program goals, business direction, and technical direction all align to support the vision and strategy

-Work closely with other internal and external coaches to ensure agile alignment of messaging and methodology used across the organization

-Work closely with Agile teams, Release Train Engineers, Scrum Masters, Product Delivery Managers and Product Owners to determine strengths and weaknesses and set action plans for continuous and relentless improvement

-Develop and deliver Agile training and curriculum solutions to the organization including co-facilitation and facilitation of workshops

-Identify internal Agile practitioners and foster their growth through mentoring and coaching; Recommend growth opportunities for Agile practitioners across the firm.

-Work with leaders across the organization to foster agile principles and to build a culture of servant leadership

-Be an ambassador for the Agile mindset and a catalyst for change in the organization

-Provide coaching for team improvements by observing Agile team events, monitoring Agile metrics, and conducting one-on-one mentorship.

-Ensure Agile teams are setup for success by supporting team charter events for new teams and leading new Agile team planning and pre-planning

-Provide direct feedback to leadership on team progress and escalation of impediments delaying team progress

-Facilitate and participate in the Agile Community of Practice(s) and Dojos when required.

-Participate in coaches working groups or Centers of Excellence to develop and build strategies for transformation (i.e. Scaling Agile, Advancing team maturity, etc)

-Coach and offer guidance to other Agile Coaches

-Apply and encourage Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose and a pragmatic approach

-Participate and provide experiential feedback to teams and leadership on process, governance, and standards to support an Agile organization

-Partner with organizations on implementing DevOps principles in conjunction with Agile principles



•Experience in planning for execution in Agile and Agile Transformations.

•3 years of experience in relationship building with leaders across divisions

•3 years of experience facilitating communication with leadership

•Has coached, trained, and presented as an Agile Coach.

•Has minimum 3 years coaching and facilitating Agile/Agile training.

•Has minimum 3 years large company Agile transformational experience.

•4 year college degree required

•Graduate degree preferred

•5+ years experience with managing and delivering projects and products in an Agile/DevOps delivery approach.

•Scaled Agile Framework (SPC) preferred

•Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum detail oriented (CSP) preferred

•ICAgile Expert-Agile Coaching (ICE-AC) preferred

•Experience with other Program Management / Agile / DevOps tools a plus (Clarity, Microsoft Project, Portfolio for Jira, Confluence)

Robert Half Technology matches IT professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary, project or full-time basis. From roles in software and applications to IT infrastructure and operations, we provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches you with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.4429. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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Salary: $45.00 - $60.00 / Hourly


Date Posted: February 19, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02430-0011672810

Staffing Area: Technology u0026 IT