Job Summary

Certified Agile Coach

  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Salary:
    75 $ - 85 $ / Hour
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  • Category:
    Project Manager
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Modis is currently seeking an Agile Coach for an exciting job opportunity with our large financial services and retirement planning client in Hartford, CT
About our client:
Our client is a Fortune 250 organization, and a national leader in life insurance, retirement planning and investment management services.  They recently completed an organizational-wide Agile Transformation, and are seeking an Agile Coach who can continue in individual and team coaching for Agile best-practices.
This is a contract job that starts off as 6-months in duration and is likely to extend longer-term.  
The primary tasks and daily responsibilities for this Agile Coach will include:
- Educating and coaching both contract and full-time employees on Agile methodology best-practices.  This will include working with all levels in the business, including senior or executive level.
- Standing up new Agile teams and providing them with the tools and knowledge to be successful in their use of Agile practices.
- Guiding teams into the Agile methodology, providing groups with constructive feedback and the means of improvement in a positive manner.
- Designing and implementing a strategy for adopting and mastering Agile principles within the organization.
- Standing up new Agile teams, and providing interactive Agile coaching to help teams achieve higher levels of maturity, at a sustainable pace
- Facilitating classroom and workshop training sessions on Agile frameworks, competencies and methodologies.
- Conducting ongoing evaluations to ensure the effectiveness of the Agile program
- Coaching teas on how to remove impediments and roadblocks effectively.
- Acting as the Agile subject-matter expert
- Maintaining a knowledge of emerging trends and working with the senior management to adopt trends that will enhance development in current and future solutions
Required Qualifications for this role include:
- Required Bachelor Degree in an IT-related field.
- The preference is for a Master of Science or MBA Designation
- IPC-ACC Agile Certified Coach designation preferred.
- Any additional Agile Certifications (Certified ScrumMaster) would be preferred
- Minimum 2 years’ experience as an Agile Coach
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in Agile methodology
If interested in this or other Agile Coach jobs available with Modis in the Hartford, CT  area, please apply today with your most recently up to date MS Word resume – or visit our website at to view and apply for and of the hundreds of IT jobs we currently have across the US!  
Contract Duration: 12+ months
Possibility of FTE Conversion: Yes
Compensation / Pay Rate: $75-$85
Benefits: Modis offers a full spectrum of optional benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance plans, 401K with Employer matching, Commuter FSA and Training / eLearning programs
If you are interested in this or other positions available through Modis, please apply directly or visit our website at to view/ apply to any of our open opportunities!

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