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World Wide Technology Agile Coach in St. Louis, Missouri

Qualities You Have

  • Servant Leadership: Motivated by the team's success and do not seek credit; you have a backbone and influence decisions without direct authority

  • Pragmatism: Know when to make tradeoffs; principles are not binary rules

  • Growth Mindset: Open to trying things that you disagree with, and have the courage to give constructive feedback and the humility to receive it

  • Strategic Mindset: Understand the whole system, optimize for effectiveness over efficiency and help others to see the big picture

  • Integrity & Resiliency: Be consistent in your principles while being flexible enough to adapt to change, and honest about your mistakes so that we can all learn and improve

Job Responsibilities

  • Strategize, plan, and facilitate effective team events (multi-day project kickoffs, trainings, planning, retrospectives, etc.)

  • Ensure the successful start-up of projects by collaborating with sales, customers and teams to plan and deliver effective project kickoffs

  • Coach individuals and teams in areas of professional development such as conflict dynamics, consulting skills, and emotional intelligence

  • Coach teams in Scrum, Kanban, XP & SAFe frameworks, discerning when modifications to a framework will better serve the goals of the project or health of the team

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience and bachelor's degree OR commensurate experience

  • Deep knowledge of Agile and primary frameworks of Scrum, Kanban, XP and SAFe

  • Deep knowledge of the agile software development and delivery life cycle including product ownership, workflow management, lean, and overall systems thinking

  • Ability to strategize, plan and facilitate effective team events (multi-day project kickoffs, trainings, planning, retrospectives, etc.)

  • Ability to create meaningful forecasts based upon metrics and coach to the value of metrics as a positive aspect of measuring continuous improvement and team progress towards goals

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to give and receive feedback . A central part of living our core values is our environment of safe, timely, and direct feedback. We require and coach our employees on how to provide constructive and critical feedback to their peers, reports, and leadership. This can take on many forms; written, verbal, in a group setting, and one on one, and can involve topics ranging from job performance and leadership effectiveness to root cause analysis, communication, and integrity. While not always comfortable, we see the ability to give and receive feedback in a safe environment as a job requirement common across all practices and roles, and a vital aspect of our culture and continuous improvement.

  • Possesses a high level of Integrity. Acts ethically and is above reproach. Builds trust through their honesty, reliability, and authenticity. Possesses a strong concern for the needs of his/her colleagues. Takes tough principled stands even if they are unpopular. Meets commitments and keeps promises.

  • Demonstrates Self-control . Manages his/her impulsive feelings and distressing emotions and operates without any personal agenda. Stays composed, positive and unflappable even in trying moments. Thinks clearly and stays composed and focused under pressure.

  • Must be Flexible. Smoothly handles multiple demands, shifting priorities and rapid change. Is able to work collaboratively to get things done. Proactively seeks the advice and suggestions of peers, subordinates, and superiors. Adapts strategies and tactics to fit fluid circumstances. Is flexible in how he/she sees events.

  • Is Optimistic. Demonstrates a positive mental attitude. Persists in seeking goals despite obstacles and setbacks. Operates from a hope of success rather than a fear of failure. Sees setbacks as due to manageable circumstances rather than a personal flaw.

  • Continuously Develops Others. Committed to the continuous process of education and development of self and colleagues. Acknowledges people's strengths and accomplishments. Offers useful feedback and helps to identify others' needs for future growth and improvement. Mentors and gives timely coaching that fosters an individual's skills.

  • Able to Intuitively Understand the way people think and work. Understands the forces that shape views and actions of clients, customers, or competitors. Accurately reads an organizational and external reality.Compensation: This position offers a base salary of $100,000- $160,000. Specifics will vary depending on skills, qualifications, education and geographic location.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

WWT will consider for employment, without regard to disability, a disabled applicant who satisfies the requisite skill, experience, education, and other job-related requirements of the job and is capable of performing the essential requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. World Wide Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please call 1-800-432-7008 and ask for Human Resources.

WWT will consider for employment, without regard to disability, a disabled applicant who satisfies the requisite skill, experience, education, and other job-related requirements of the job and is capable of performing the essential requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. World Wide Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please call 1-800-432-7008 and ask for Human Resources.

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