Sr Principal Agile Coach (CA)

CA Technologies is a Fortune 1000 company with a startup mentality - and we're searching for incredible, bright talent to dominate in the marketplace. Sure, CA has been a leading software company for nearly four decades, with a global customer base that includes the majority of the Fortune 2000 - but what excites us today is the opportunity to redefine the future of our industry in the age of the cloud, mobile, social and big data. We have a daring vision and a powerful, expanding solution set that helps the world's most successful companies realize their boldest objectives. For more information, visit www.CA.com.

In this role you'll be responsible for advanced facilitation and coaching of multiple Agile teams in multiple locations or regions in Agile methodology and practices as well as on-going advocacy for Agile maturity and adoption. The Sr Principal Agile Coach is considered to be a thought leader who mentors others and provides Agile leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Enable Agility

  • Coach, train and mentor Scrum Masters
  • Coach, train and mentor Agile teams and programs
  • Coach and mentor teams, teams-of-teams (programs or Agile Release Trains, ARTs) and managers.
  • Foster an agile culture
  • Be an advocate in adopting Agile best practices and processes; support and contribute to sustainable Agile practices within CA.
  • Act as a galvanizing force for sharing Agile knowledge across the organization
  • Constantly refine and stay current with emerging themes in the larger Agile community.
  • Be a change agent:
  • Participate in an Agile Coaching community of practice within CA; assist, coach, and mentor other Agile Coaches.
  • Participate in regional Agile groups.
  • Professionally coach; help individuals and teams reach their goals using techniques of professional coaching.

Facilitation

  • Maintain a healthy interaction between individual team members and teams.
  • Facilitate cross-team collaboration in Agile improvement activities.
  • Proactively recognize conflict; facilitate conflict resolution through collaboration and consensus.

Enable Scaled Agility

  • May fulfill all the responsibilities of a Scaled Agile Framework Release Train Engineer (SAFe RTE) for a Release Train

REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a record of success in positions of increasing responsibility over the course of their career. The perfect candidate will possess:

  • Typically 10 or more years in an industry related role.
  • Experience in Agile coaching/consulting.
  • Ability to lead yourself and lead through others
  • Demonstrate a growth mind-set, seeks feedback often, and is effective in continuous personal and professional development.
  • Facilitation skills - ability to facilitate small to medium-sized value streams.
  • Mentoring: Demonstrate the ability to utilize knowledge and work with others to choose the best tools to solve problems in the situations as defined by the individual challenged.
  • Professional Coaching: Demonstrate a knowledge of ACI concepts such as coaching arc, powerful questions, listening levels, and individual and team dynamics.
  • Teamwork: Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with others to accomplish goals.
  • Demonstrate Lean and Agile behaviors:
  • Embrace the Agile Manifesto and the Agile Principles.
  • Pursue improvement of Agile techniques and practices.
  • Thorough understanding of Agile-at-scale approaches and techniques.
  • ICAgile Professional Certification in Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) is a plus.
  • SAFe Agilist (SA) is desired.
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) is desired.

More About Working at CA:

CA has earned scores of global Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there's a reason for that. Here you'll have the opportunity to explore flexible work arrangements, partner with our impressive customer set, and enjoy a competitive compensation package –all while pushing the boundaries of what's "possible" by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short? CA's fun, diverse, fast-paced culture have put us on the map as one of the best employers in IT. For more information, visitwww.CA.com/careers.

If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual - recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it - then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you'll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual - recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it - then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you'll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employee. We will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.


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