Kanban Coach (Kanban Coaching Professional, “KPC”)

Long Term (2Y+)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Posted 4 years ago

Our client is embarking on a large agile transformation journey and we are looking for experienced Kanban Coach to help guide our teams through the transition.

Responsibilities:

  • Embrace servant-leadership and coach teams on Kanban methodologies
  • Help teams assess the overall health of their Kanban practices and culture to identify opportunities to improve and provide coaching to improve
  • Help teams understand and implement effective metrics on things that impact value driven delivery
  • Build, deliver and improve customized Kanban coaching and training
  • Trains and coaches new development teams, Product Owners, and managers in Agile values, and principles, as well as Kanban principles
  • Organizes workshops that help promote Agile maturity across the organization
  • Communicates well with teams and leaders of the organization, good listening skills, asking questions and giving feedback
  • Ensures Agile and Kanban concepts, values and principles are adhered to, being a voice of reason and authority
  • Enthusiastic and maintains a positive, high-energy attitude
  • Continually grows his/her craft learning new tools and techniques
  • Able to handle conflict resolution well, facilitating discussion and alternatives of different approaches
  • Coaches teams and the organization to achieve self-organization team accountability

Qualifications:

  • At least 15 years of software development and delivery experience
  • At least 5 years of experience with Kanban frameworks
  • Experience with eXtreme Programming, Software Craftsmanship, and/or DevOps
  • Experience working in large enterprise IT organizations
  • Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP), AKT, AKC
  • Experience in code refactoring, simple design principles and continuous integration
  • Experience in training, coaching and mentoring new Kanban teams
  • Experience in creating Agile and Kanban training / workshop material
  • Experience working with large, small, remote and collocated Kanban teams
  • Strong presentation, communication, conflict-resolution, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively deliver Agile technical training
  • Jenkins, GoCD, Bamboo
  • JUnit/NUnit, Selenium, SonarQube, Fortify, Jira, Rally
  • Expert experience in Test Driven Development (TDD) principles.
  • Deep understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment processes.
  • Fluency with vast variety of DevOps tools in all areas: CI / CD, Release Management, Configuration Management
  • Active DevOps community member and contributor to open source projects is a plus.

Keywords: Kanban Leader, Kanban Trainer, Kanban Champion, Senior Kanban Coach, Agile Transformation Leader, Enterprise Agile Coach, Technical Agile Coach, Enterprise DevOps Agile Coach, Technical Agile Coach, Scrum Coach

Job Features

Job CategoryKanban Coach
ContractTwo years plus contract
TravelNo travel
LocalCandidates must be local to Los Angeles or must relocate to LA

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