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Agile Coach - 175294

Roseland, NJ 07068
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Who You Are:


Your mission is to continue improving our ways of working by enabling and empowering our organization during its journey towards business Agility. As an Agile Coach you will work closely with different levels of the organization while driving the Continuous improvement efforts. You will support our teams and organization to identify & remove impediments to become mature high performing teams. Although we began adopting Agile about two years ago, we still have a long journey ahead. You will face complex organizational challenges that will require your passion, expertise, creativity, and leadership-by-example.


Expected outcomes:

  • Enhance the Agile/Lean mind-set & behaviors
  • Grow our teams experience in Agile-related practices & tools
  • Increase cohesion within a distributed & multi-cultural global organization
  • Contribute and rollout our ever-evolving Agility operational model

Skills needed to overcome existing challenges:

  • Be passionate about people and team dynamics
  • Proven track record as an Agile Coach in complex work environments
  • Great communication, organization, and coaching skills
  • Strong facilitator and conflict navigator
  • Engaging teacher and mentor -- while modelling values & principles
  • Ability to energize, motivate, and inspire people
  • Read and process information (visible and non-visible)
  • Good understanding of Infrastructure and Operations (I&O) domain

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Demonstrates a passion and enthusiasm for agile
  • Demonstrates superior understanding of business and technology organizations and how to align people & technology with business goals.
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead the implementation of complex transformational projects that required strong change management skills.
  • Demonstrates strong verbal & written communication skills and ability to tailor communications to unique situations


Preferred Requirements:


  • 7 + years' experience with Agile and process methodologies such as scrum within team and enterprise-level
  • Solid understanding and experience in using appropriate agile tools such as Rally
  • Solid background utilizing Agile framework in large scale software development environments (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • 5 + years coaching agile teams in a large organization
  • Expertise in Scrum process
  • Expertise in understanding the Agile values and principles, and how they are applied in enterprise environments
  • Familiarity with modern software engineering techniques such as Continuous integration, build, deliver, test-driven development and other automated acceptance testing techniques.


Valued extras:


  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and/or Product Owner (PO)
  • Systemic & organizational coaching experience
  • Coaching Certifications -- ICP-ACC
  • Experience coaching Kanban teams


We're designing a better way to work, so you can achieve what you're working for. Consistently named one of the 'Most Admired Companies' by FORTUNE Magazine, and recognized by DiversityInc as one of the 'Top 50 Companies for Diversity,' ADP works with more than 740,000 organizations across the globe to help their people work smarter, embrace new challenges, and unleash their talent. "Always Designing for People" means we're creating platforms that will transform how great work gets done, so together we can unlock a world of opportunity.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.


Posted: 2019-05-08 Expires: 2019-06-07

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