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Agile Coach in Merrimack, NH at Veritude

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for Agile Coach at Fidelity Investments.  This position is based in Merrimack, NH.

The Enterprise Cloud Computing organization is looking for a passionate Agile Coach to support development activities for its Cloud Platform Squad.

Our engineering team is diverse, passionate, driven, and committed. Entry-level associates and senior leaders work together to create an environment of growth and innovation. We embrace Scrum ideals to fulfill sprint goals, maintain a sense of community, and aspire to create quality working software every day. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can achieve great things.

As an Agile coach, you will be responsible for training, coaching & mentoring technology teams, business partners, stakeholders & support teams on Agile principles and Scrum framework. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a seasoned, mature and organizationally savvy leader with a broad understanding of technology's impact. Energetic and self-motivated, the ideal candidate will be of a value-driven & customer centric mindset.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates team metrics and make recommendations to teams and management for improvements
  • Teach good practices to the teams to improve in areas such as Development, QA & backlog refinement
  • Coach agile teams on Agile Principles/Values & Scrum, including team ownership and self-organization, effective user stories, agile estimation, transparency and make them self-dependent.
  • Mentor BAs, SAs, POs, PMs, SMs in Agile practices and techniques.
  • Work with other SMs of the group to share good practices, lessons learned and ideas for improvement.
  • Use help and follow guidelines provide by Agile Center of Excellence within the organization.


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience leading complex multiple technology programs/projects utilizing Agile, Scrum & other Agile methodologies
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring & training teams on Agile, Scrum & best engineering practices
  • In-depth knowledge of SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) 
  • Experience using tools like Jira, RTC, TFS or Rally etc.
  • Participate and lead in Continuous Improvement process
  • CSM / PSM / PMI-ACP or equivalent certification
  • Experience leading distributed teams located in multiple time-zones and in complex environments with onsite-offshore model.
  • 10-12 years of overall IT experience with end-to-end experience on large-scale systems development projects & process improvements efforts
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, across multiple & diverse businesses and systems groups.


  • Technology PM experience in financial domain
  • Experience working on Cloud based applications is preferable.
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent


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