Agile Coach - Change Delivery

Posted 14 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Agile Coach - Change Delivery - £670 per day - Banking - London - 6 Month Contract

A London based bank is seeking an experienced Agile Coach with a strong background in Change Delivery to help transform an IT development team from a Waterfall to an Agile way of working. Your team acts as a centre of competence for process re-design/design and optimisation work across the business, with tools to deliver continuous front-to-back efficiency and lead lean transformations.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Transform an IT development team from a Waterfall to an Agile way of working
  • Implement Scaled Agile in a Scrum based IT development team
  • Extensive knowledge on software development practices
  • Assess current team conditions
  • Solve problems, optimise processes and introduce new ways of working including IT and DevOps engineering practices with a focus on Continuous Improvement
  • Deliver other elements of the teams initiatives which include optimisation projects and Target Operating Model design
  • Implement solutions and ensure sustainable change
  • Coach client teams on tools and methods and help line managers with the consistent implementation of Agile


Experience and Skills;

  • Experience working in or managing an IT development team
  • Strong Knowledge of software engineering practices such as DevOps, Test Driven Development etc.
  • Qualified Agile coach (Scrum) trained and qualified
  • Scaled Agile certified (SAFe SPC, or equivalent)
  • Experience of taking teams from Waterfall to Agile way of working
  • Skilled and experienced in IT tools such as JIRA and GitHub/Source Control
  • Good understanding of operational processes in the financial services industry


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