Senior Program Agile Coach R5842
Engineering | Brighton, United Kingdom,United KingdomApply Now!
Avalara's Agile PMO team is looking for an experienced Program Agile Coach to join our Engineering Teams.
As an Agile Coach, you will be supporting the Technology group to ensure program teams adhere to the Agile Process and bring organisational structure, Agile disciplines, and day-to-day operational management to the teams. You will also coordinate multiple Agile teams' release and Roadmapping effort. You will be responsible for evangelising Agile best practices by educating colleagues, coaching teams, collaborating with leaders on the Agile adoption strategy and working with the Transformation Lead to implement the Agile methodology across the organisation. You may have a manager responsibility, to manage the professional development and growth of 1-2 Scrum Leads (Masters).
Understand and implement Avalara SDLC in Program Teams
Understand Business goals and facilitate Lean Portfolio Management Roadmapping, within Teams and across multiple dependent teams
As a hands-on Agile Coach for 10+ teams in the Program, drive proper framework adoption and build great product by following the Agile Process
Coach Scrum Leads to help build both next generation products and maintain the current product line
Understand the domain of large and complex software
Perform agile project management on large and complex software
Ensure proactive communication of project status to leadership through proper monitoring of Jira
Partner with TPM to facilitate Dependency Management across multiple Business units
Partner with Engineering and Product Leaders to remove roadblocks and align on their expectations in achieving desired outcomes, results, and deliverables.
Proactively monitor and assess teams' Agile maturity, health metrics and project needs
Help teams to recognize and produce Agile artifacts
Manage release train
Requirements / Qualifications
10+ years of total IT experience in software development, product management or Business Analysis
8+ years of Agile experiences in Scrum and Kanban with highly technical projects
5+ years in mid to large enterprise software project management
2+ years of implementing or working in SAFe framework
Experience in Agile transformation
Technical Understanding of SaaS Product development
Excellent relationship management, communication, teamwork, and influence skills
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent)
Understand spirit of Agile, Portfolio Management and DevOps practices
Understand finer nuances of Scrum & Kanban
Understand large scale project management
Understand release planning, coordination, and management
Have worked with a multi-team data dependency lifecycle environment
Proficient in Jira, Confluence, and advanced filters
Actively drove large scale Agile framework adoption in medium-large program
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.
Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.
Avalara's headquarters are in Seattle, and we have offices across North America, South America, Europe and India
More information at: www.avalara.com
Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.
Avalara is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to job applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can follow this process outlined when applying for a position: Please provide your name and contact information to our recruitment team at recruitmentEMEA@avalara.com