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Sr. Consultant, Agile Coaching

Lincoln Financial Group Greensboro, NC
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Job Description

Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.



Requisition #41381


About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.

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 IT or business related field (Minimum Required)

Experience

  • 5 7+ Years IT and Scrum Master or Product Owner experience required, which must include at least 3 years of Agile Coaching experience helping teams efficiently deliver software(Required)
  • Experience with establishing Kanban teams and aiding in value stream analysis#LI-KM1


This position may be subject to Lincolns 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 Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

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.







Job Details

Date Posted November 16, 2017
Date Closes December 16, 2017
Requisition 41381-en_US
Located In Greensboro, NC
Department Information Technology
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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