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We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; paid time off and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.
Job Description Summary
The Agile Coach provides support, and recommendations across agile teams-notably through executive, delivery leadership and team training. Regularly makes recommendations to scrum masters on strategies to calibrate agile fluency, leveraging the enterprise framework including direct support of work mobilization activities (e.g., road map development, functional decomposition). Role is a highly experienced team member within Journey, Platform or segment or as part of the Agile @ Scale Practice whose focus is primarily on the coaching aspects of agile and/or TD at Scale methodology to be leveraged across various businesses and respective team.
The Agile Coach provides guidance on agile methods and/or NEW methods at TD, and educates team members on their role in the agile operating model, as well as the business value the agile method provides.
The ultimate goal of the Agile Coach role, is to assist agile teams (e.g., Product Groups, Product Families, Pods) by bringing them to a higher level of maturity/capability.
Depth & Scope:
Experienced Agile Coach requires comprehensive expertise in leading-edge theories or techniques in agile approaches
Focus is on coaching and training leadership and assisting Scrum Masters and agile teams
Ability to provide guidance and oversight to multiple teams, growing capability across the organization
In-depth expertise in agile to interpret internal and external obstacles and recommend best practices
Helps Scrum Masters resolve problems, and identify innovative solutions
Offers advice and guidance for delivery teams on how to transition to and operate in scaled delivery environments
Coaches other teams & leads teams to drive agile adoption
Generally reports to Practice Area Lead or Practice Lead and contributes directly to assigned Journey or Platform.
Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.
Education & Experience:
Certified Scrum Master and/or Certified Scrum Master in scaled Agile framework (e.g., SAFE) and 5+ years of Scrum Master experience
Typically requires 7+ years of Agile experience
Performs training (e.g., towards IT & business leadership, or for Product Owners/Leads) for agile teams, Delivery Leadership and Executives
Observes and guides agile Teams throughout the organization and through all phases of the TD Scaled Agile lifecycle
Attends key ceremonies, reviews and interviews practitioners to check practices against the standard agile framework
Identifies potential steps for team members to accelerate and reach the next level of capability
Responds to inquiries from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management) and addresses/escalates concerns (e.g., Agile@Scale Practice)
Provides advice and guidance to stakeholders (e.g., IT, Business and Control functions and agile project teams), as required regarding agile best practices
Develop and support coaching plans for agile teams, as well as team members
Supports and develops the Scrum Masters to enhance their effectiveness and capability
Supports team members to ensure they have the ability / agile competencies to complete key activities required for agile delivery, including roadmap and story map development and how those activities translate to traditional approaches such as functional decomposition and architectural alignment
Adheres to enterprise frameworks and methodologies that relate to activities for our business area
Ensures respective policies/practices are well executed, meets business needs, complies with internal and external requirements, and aligns with business priorities
Facilitates work execution that is aligned to established cost, timing, deliverable and scope objectives
Adheres to enterprise governance to ensure that deliverables meet all the performance, quality and compliance standards and follow the approved methodology
Works directly with key stakeholders to remove impediments and help manage cross- team dependencies
Collaborates with Product Owner(s), Technology Lead(s) and Team(s) on Sprint planning, impediment removal, and Team execution
Keeps abreast of emerging issues, trends, and evolving regulatory requirements and assess potential impacts
Maintains a culture of risk management and control, supported by effective processes in alignment with risk appetite
Protects the interests of the organization - identify and manage risks, and escalate non-standard, high risk transactions / activities as necessary
At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live in and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.
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- Agile Methodology
- Business Priorities
- Business Requirements
- Certified Scrum Master
- Coaching And Mentoring