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Oracle Agile Coach in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product.

Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. Plan and direct schedules and monitor budget/spending. Monitor the project from initiation through delivery. Organize the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. Assign and monitor work of systems analysis and program staff, providing technical support and direction.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Seven years of project management, product design or related experience preferred.

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Job Description

As an Agile Transformation Coach, you will design and implement a strategy for HCGBU teams to use Agile principles and practices. Once rolled out, you will help teams inspect, adapt, deliver and mature their processes and practices by leveraging your agile/lean mindset and coaching expertise to facilitate the process. Your background and entrepreneurial spirit will allow you to influence leaders and engineers in our business unit on Agile principles and values. You will help build, grow, and maintain a thriving agile organization at scale in a multi-team environment.

  • This role will be an integral part in designing and supporting the full Agile transformation and roll-out to all Development Teams. Candidate must be able to effectively plan and execute across a growing organization.

  • Very proactive in identifying challenges/roadblocks and helping remove them to help keep the teams and transformation moving forward.

  • Provide Agile Leadership coaching and training for Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and engineering managers

  • Collaborate directly with teams to coach and guide them on the mechanics of Lean and Agile methods to achieve optimal team effectiveness.

  • Coach teams in all aspects of scrum and kanban, how to hold ceremonies

  • Clearly define enterprise-wide guidelines

  • Ensure strong organizational information flow (scaling the coach)

  • Create, launch, and facilitate Agile collaborative groups, Communities of Practice, and Agile Working Groups

  • Continuously develop potential and existing coaches across the organization

  • Embrace servant leadership and display the behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with Agile methods.

  • Coach teams and management towards improving Agile process and metrics, evaluate and mentor existing Scrum teams, and deliver training classes for product owners, developers, and testers.

  • Create, build, and deliver customized Agile training.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in technology organizations.

  • 3+ years of large-scale Agile coaching experience with methods such as XP, Scrum, Lean, or Kanban.

  • Hands-on experience applying lean/Agile methodologies within infrastructure, hardware, and operational environments.

  • Deep knowledge of Agile principles and practices and the ability to transfer that understanding at all levels of the organization.

  • Consulting and facilitation skills in leading technical teams in the adoption and improvement of Agile methodologies.

  • Senior Agile Leadership skills with an ability to lead by example and challenge command and control behaviors.

  • Excellent presentation and training skills.

  • Certified ScrumMaster and Product Owner or equivalent.

  • Application of Agile principles in one or more of these development disciplines: design, development, testing, and management; can relate principles, practices into performing these disciplines in an Agile environment.

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Diversity and Inclusion:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.


Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

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