Agile Coach

  • Wilhelmstraße, Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

SmartRecruiters is a fast-growing recruiting SaaS provider on a mission to connect people to jobs at scale. We are bright, passionate individuals on a mission to change the way companies hire.

Rated by industry analysts as the worldwide leader of modern talent acquisition suites, 4,000+ customers around the world use SmartRecruiters’ products to achieve Hiring Success. Our belief is that people are the heart of an organization -- hiring success = business success.

SmartRecruiters offers a collaborative, diverse, and remote-friendly work environment, as well as competitive salaries and generous equity. We believe in promotion from within, so high performance can lead to upward mobility. Needless to say, we make sure you’re taken care of.

Our inclusive office environment welcomes and respects all.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Agile Coach to help our organisation establish  real agile practices and improve collaboration.

You will coach, mentor and guide our people to figure out the best solutions for their specific challenges. You will analyze the organization's existing infrastructure and implement improvements to help streamline processes and create efficiencies. Ultimately, you will play a key role in the long-term strategy across the entire organization, helping our teams to deliver better products in a faster, more efficient manner.

Objectives of this Role

  • Work with R&D teams to analyze current systems and processes and design a strategy for the adoption of agile best practices

  • Guide teams to help them stay on track with agile techniques, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the overall strategy is being met 

  • Lead and develop new agile workshops for both development and functional teams, as well as key stakeholders

  • Promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement, setting goals and milestones and being accountable for them

  • Drive cultural change by championing an agile mindset and ensure the organization is at the forefront of industry best practices

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching

  • Coach teams and management in agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from top-down

  • Effectively communicate agile principles, scrum practices and overall operating model across the organization

  • Champion the use of metrics and other objective measures across teams

  • Support teams in determining the resource allocation to maintain agile practices and ensure smooth delivery

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as an Agile Coach 

  • Experience in Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)

  • Can showcase examples of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments

  • Experience running agile projects of varying size and complexity

  • Strong leader, educator, and coach

  • An excellent communicator and motivator

Nice to have:

  • Scrum Coach certification

  • Scrum Master certification

  • Experience coaching at large organizations or Fortune 500 companies

  • Computer Science background

Additional Information

We are a fast growing, series D funded start-up on a mission to IPO. If you're looking to surround yourself with bright and passionate individuals that drive you to be your best - you've found the right place! Our transparent and entrepreneurial environment allows you to feel supported, grow your career, and have fun along the way. Everyone is encouraged to be the CEO of their job. This empowers individuals to own their role and have the confidence to explore and implement new ideas. SmartRecruiters believes in promotion from within, so high performance leads to upward mobility.

SmartRecruiters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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