Enterprise Agile Coach

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: DENVER, CO, US, 802211499

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

 

Job Summary

An Agile Coach is a key player in our Agile/DevSecOps Transformation and will provide thought leadership and guidance in support of Lean-Agile values and principles. Coaches will challenge status quo mindset by applying Lean-Agile practices enabling process optimization and value delivery. An Agile Coach will partner with and influence Business, Product and Technology leaders to build a thriving Lean-Agile organization at scale.

Job Description
  • Drive continuous evolution of Scaled Agile and Lean practices along with strategic initiatives aligned to an enterprise transformation roadmap.
  • Coach Value Streams, Agile Release Trains (ARTs), Teams, Leadership and individuals to improve Scaled Agile, Lean and DevSecOps practices for increased value delivery. Observe, identify and introduce opportunities for improvement.
  • Support Program Increment (PI) Planning and associated events for 100+ attendees to ensure successful Program execution.
  • Develop and deliver SAFe/Scrum/Kanban/Lean and Agile engineering (DevOps) training for teams and targeted roles across the organization.
  • Act as a galvanizing force for implementing new ways of thinking and working while creating a culture focused on value delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Facilitate strong cross-organization communication channels focused on Scaled Agile, Lean and DevSecOps techniques using Communities of Practice (CoP), workshops and collaboration tools.
  • Passion for self-improvement in the mastery of Scaled Agile, Lean and DevSecOps practices while staying current with developing trends in the industry
Qualifications
  • Deep practical experience with Scaled Agile and Agile Methodologies including Scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to guide others through the transition from a traditional delivery mindset to a Lean-Agile mindset
  • 4-6 Years coaching distributed teams at scale
  • 4-6 Years in a Technology organization
  • SAFe Certification (SPC/SAFe Agilist)
  • Formal Agile training experience in a classroom setting

 

Preferred:

  • Experience using Agile work management tools such as Jira or CA Agile Central
  • Development Experience
  • Design Thinking
Education
Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton

Requisition #: 213346

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

EEO Statement

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Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.


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