Agile Coach I at UST Global Inc in New York, New York

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

UST Global is a leading provider of platforms; digital innovation; artificial Intelligence and end-to-end IT services and solutions for Global 1000 companies. We are transforming corporations through deep domain expertise; knowledge-based ML platforms; as well as profound anthropological efforts to understand the end customer and design products and interactions that create delight. We are deeply committed to developing a comprehensive understanding of our clients problems and to develop platforms to address them.

The Solutions Delivery Group of Technology and Services consists of a global team of highly-talented and vibrant people. This group strategize; develop and execute to all Enterprise Solution activities locally and globally. Individuals and teams in this group serve as advisors to the customer on business & information integration. They work closely with enterprise customers of UST in pursuing emerging opportunities to accelerate their growth and transformation.

Job description
Uphold and reinforce Client's Operating Model principles; terminology and best practices
Enable the organization's new way of working through hands-on coaching of Pilot teams; including technology and business participants at all levels of the organization
Engage with Agile teams and coach them through a journey of Agile adoption over 1-3 months. Take immature Agile teams and teach the skills and practices to develop self-sufficiency and maturity.
Hands-on coaching and teaching for new teams - including how to perform key Agile ceremonies such as planning sessions and daily stand-ups and how to effectively utilize Agile artefacts such as product backlogs o Lead agile teams through product framing and discovery; including defining business KPIs; product vision; user story mapping; and other framing activities
Identify and raise challenges and obstacles; and work collaboratively with the Center of Excellence and coaches to resolve them
Enable teams to realize their mission and deliver on their KPI s o Anticipate and resolve or escalate potential blockers; e.g.; resource constraints or skill gaps; that prevent the team from doing its best work o Ensure that teams are interacting with dependent stakeholders effectively
Assess and enhance the maturity of teams o Observe and engage with individual team members to identify opportunities to improve Agile performance o Perform maturity assessments to baseline team performance and identify opportunities for improvement
Providing ongoing training and resources to equip team members with practices to enhance their Agile maturity
Embed a culture of continuous improvement within each team Establish self-sufficient coaching expertise
Providing mentoring and training of Client's Agile Coaches
Participate in the Agile Coach community groups to share best practices and ways of working o Collaborate with the Agile COE to recommend; test; and establish practices and principles for Agile at scale 3
Provide continuous feedback on the Client's operating model and practices from both prior experience and observations from ongoing implementation and coaching Coach experience
Experience in coaching Agile teams through the adoption of agile practices in multiple prior engagements
Experience in one or more large scale Agile transformation programs within multi-national finance organizations
Deep background in coaching and developing people and teams; influencing behavior change and establishing sustainability through cultural change
Experience coaching agile teams across business and technology; aligning teams with business KPI to drive value Coach characteristics:
Are strong change agents and can influence mind-set and behaviors; including those of senior leaders
Love coaching and supporting people to adjust to and embrace changes to their ways of working
Are passionate about Agile principles and are excited to embed them across the organization
Apply innovative and creative thinking in order to solve problems and get things done
Are intellectually curious and love learning new skills and capabilities; e.g.; Agile principles
Are courageous and will be comfortable challenging; advising; and coaching Product Owners; Pilot Leads and Senior Leadership

UST Global celebrates diversity and inclusion. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We welcome candidates to apply for employment from diverse backgrounds and believe your unique perspective adds to the richness of our company culture. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.