Agile Coach

Budapest, Hungary

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for an Agile Coach for our Budapest office to make the team even stronger.

In Hungary currently 1400+ IT Engineers help the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer and deliver software that changes the world. We are in the heartbeat of EPAM, running a large scale of projects and technologies – which provides long-term international career path, travelling and even relocation opportunities for our colleagues.

We believe that the team you build is the company you build. Our offices are digital laboratories. Our clients are major global brands. We’re always looking for talented teammates. Think you’ve got what it takes?

EPAM is seeking an Agile Coach to help delivery teams with accelerating Lean/Agile adoption and improving their productivity and effectiveness by providing coaching, feedback, advice, training and by helping to identify and resolve issues.

Responsibilities

  • Coach and mentor several teams of experienced developers, testers and Scrum Masters on how to improve their Agile practices;
  • Help to identify, and then broadcast issues to the teams and relevant stakeholders in order to help remove blockers and impediments;
  • Facilitate cross-team collaboration;
  • Help to maintain an efficient throughput of work together with the Delivery Managers;
  • Create and deliver Agile trainings as per the teams' needs;
  • Be the agent for change even when faced with resistance;
  • Share knowledge across the teams by fostering communities of practice;
  • Help to maintain healthy company culture and positive working environment.

Requirements

  • At least 3 years of hands-on relevant experience with Agile projects (Scrum, Kanban and Agile scaling frameworks) and facilitating Agile rituals; relevant experience with business and/or IT;
  • Advanced knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices;
  • Experience in coaching (guiding/coordinating/supporting) individuals, and multiple teams of 5-20 people/team;
  • Experience with “scrum of scrums” situations involving large, distributed teams and applications;
  • Experience in delivering classroom education on topics such as Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and other relevant topics;
  • Experience in creating a sustainable, continuous improvement culture and a process where teams can collaborate to drive improvements;
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills;
  • Fluent English;
  • Advanced knowledge of Atlassian suite of applications: JIRA, Confluence.

We offer

  • Business trips abroad occasionally;
  • Professional trainings;
  • Modern working environment;
  • Monthly cafeteria benefits;
  • Recreation area;
  • Opportunity to attend conferences;
  • International projects.