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Sr Agile coach to guide a multidisciplinary team on agile/scrum best practices for an enhancement and automation initiative for a major Canadian pensions project

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Oct 03, 2022
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 123504
Location: Ottawa
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Our valued Public Sector client requires a Senior Agile coach to guide a multidisciplinary team on agile/scrum best practices for an enhancement and automation initiative for a major Canadian pensions project.

Tasks include:
  • The Agile Coach will be responsible in guiding the team on how to effectively and efficiently use agile/scrum practices and values
  • Guide the team on how to get the most of self-organization
  • Assess the Agile maturity of the team and coach them to achieve higher levels, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable
  • Assist with Project Management Activities
Must Haves:
  • Knowledge of techniques required to properly operate Scrum such as: Burndown techniques, Retrospective meetings, etc
  • PMP or Prince 2 Certification
  • Experience on at least 2 projects within the federal government coaching a Scrum team on sprints
  • Enhanced Reliability
Nice-to-Have
  • Experience coaching a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games, Kanban
  • Previous experience as a team lead
  • Bilingual