Enterprise Agile Coach

Date: Feb 14, 2019

Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #58120

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

The Role

 

This position will coach multiple teams and associated stakeholders in Agile principles and best practices within the context of software application development work streams. S/he will provide guidance and training around the creation and ongoing maintenance of backlogs, artifacts, tracking and reporting metrics as well as facilitating team ceremonies as required. S/he has extensive experience with and can seamlessly work at all levels of an organization (from team level resources to senior executive stakeholders) to enable employment of agile methodologies as a strategic asset for business value generation which includes impactful culture change. Strives to instill a cultural change biased towards continuous improvement. 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Acts as a subject matter expert to instill a culture of measurement with respect to both the impact of the change to the business and the effectiveness of the system of delivery.
  • Assesses the Agile Maturity of the teams and coach to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable.
  • Coaches teams on how to remove complex roadblocks and impediments to change and delivery.
  • Conducts ongoing evaluations to ensure the effectiveness of Agile programs and recommends complex and/or highly comprehensive training modifications as necessary.
  • Drives teams’ continuous improvement through teaching in transparency, balance, flow, respect, customer focus, collaboration, and agreement.
  • Establishes new Agile teams and provides interactive initial and ongoing coaching.
  • Facilitates classroom/workshop training for professional levels through management on Agile frameworks, competencies, and methodologies.
  • Proactively collaborates and communicates with internal/external stakeholders to address Agile knowledge gaps to support Agile effectiveness.
  • Works with teams to become effective and efficient in their use of Agile Practices

 

 

Education

 

  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's)in (Minimum Required)

 

 

Experience

 

  • 5 - 7+ Years of Agile coaching experience which directly relates to the responsibilities of this position, including 5+ years of team leadership experience in an Agile or DevOps environment . (Required)
  • 3 years of Agile Coaching experience helping teams efficiently deliver software(Required)
  • Experience with establishing Kanban teams and aiding in value stream analysis

 

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This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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