Kforce Agile Coach in Houston, Texas

Kforce has a client seeking an experienced and dynamic Agile Coach in Houston, Texas (TX). This individual will execute strategy and improve agile practices within product delivery teams. The selected individual will help lead our continued Agile transformation across the organization and drive adoption of Agile methods, processes, and metrics at the individual and team level. Other responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Coach, teach and guide individuals, teams, and leaders on Agile principles, practices and frameworks in order to deliver high value business solutions and help drive organizational adoption

  • Serve as a change agent, trainer, and mentor for team members, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and partners

  • Observe program and team activities (e.g., sprint, release and roadmap planning) and provide constructive feedback to teams and leads

  • Mentor on value delivery, decision-making, transparency, predictability, and success

  • Act as mentor to other Agile coaches and junior Agile coaches for Agile and Lean practices

  • Implement and demonstrate tools, transformation drivers, goals, priorities, and metrics with internal partners and the Agile coaching team

  • Support, coach, and help mature the Agile coaching team

  • 3-5 years of experience in agile role (coach, scrum master, product owner, delivery leader)

  • 2 years as a coach or Agile evangelist preferred

  • Strong knowledge and background with Lean- Agile methods including proven results

  • Experience in change management

  • Ability to coach cross-functional teams

  • Ability to operate autonomously

  • Ability to assess and communicate progress against the transformation roadmap

  • Commit to continuous learning

  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence and integrity

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours