1904labs Agile Engineering Lead in Saint Louis, Missouri
About Us Interested in working for a human-centered technology company that prides itself on using modern tools and technologies? Want to be surrounded by intensely curious and innovative thinkers who push one another to come up with the best solutions possible? Modeling ourselves after the 1904 World’s Fair, which brought innovation to the region, 1904labs is seeking top talent in St. Louis to bring innovation and creativity to help us continue to grow. We help enterprise organizations turn their digital transformation ideas into reality. Working in a team-based labs model, using our #HCDAgile methodology, we strive to innovatively solve problems while keeping humans at the center. The Role As the Agile Engineering Lead you will be responsible for maintaining the client relationship as well as providing technical support, agile guidance, and servant leadership to the team. The Agile Engineering Lead is responsible for facilitating interactions between the team and the client, both running down roadblocks as well as guiding day to day engineering activities. This ideal candidate is expected to have the attitude and aptitude required to embrace new technologies quickly and use that knowledge to make architectural decisions affecting both new and existing products as they are matured for release into production environments. Responsibilities for Agile Engineering Lead • Understanding and Serving the needs of each Client ◦ Schedule and attend regular status meeting with Client Project Owner, Product Business Leaders and HCD Lead ◦ Report on development team health and project status ◦ Work with the Product Owner to support grooming activities ◦ Actively seek to understand the client's needs (empathy) such that they trust in your understanding of their problems so that we can help solve their problems rather than inadvertently adding to them • Understanding and Serving the needs of each Team ◦ Responsible for navigating all phases of the team's cycle (Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing) ◦ Facilitate the team's understanding and adoption of 1904labs best practices including HCD infused Agile ◦ Supporting team activities within the current sprint ◦ Pairing with team members when invited ◦ Working on backlog items for future sprints but not current sprint Requirements for Agile Engineering Lead • Bachelors in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience • Experience working with software development or data solutions • Working knowledge of Agile in a team based environment (certified Scrum Master a plus) • Excellent written and verbal communication and prepared to exhibit servant leadership everyday Perks • Standard Benefits Program (medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), professional development and education assistance, PTO). • Innovation Hours - Ten percent (10%) of our work week is set aside to work on our own product ideas in a highly collaborative and supportive environment. The best part: The IP remains your own. We are a high-growth culture and we know that when we help people focus on personal and professional growth, collectively, we can achieve great things. • Dress Code - we don't have one. While we are in the midst of the Covid pandemic our primary work location is our home offices. Once this is behind us, we will return to our normal hybrid model of working from the office and from home. For this reason we still prefer local candidates. While we would prefer local candidates your current location is not the most important factor; please help us understand why you would like to call St. Louis home if you would be relocating.