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North Highland Agile Scrum Master in Beaverton, Oregon

CELEBRATE YOUR PERSONALITY AND TEAM SPIRIT. GROW THROUGH YOUR CHOICES. MAKE YOUR MARK. North Highland believes in unleashing potential together. It means we challenge thinking and build our clients’ capabilities so they are stronger for the long-term. It means we create and nurture an environment for our colleagues where sharing ideas isn’t just encouraged – it’s expected. And it means we give our skills, time, and passion to uplift our communities. We act, create, and build – not just talk. Does that sound like you? If so, let’s connect. Why North Highland? Our employee ownership model enables you to grow through your choices and build the firm. We’ll provide challenging opportunities to learn, and we’ll coach you as you grow personally and professionally. We offer an array of resources and training (both on- and off-the job) to help our people expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills and aim for the next level. At North Highland, you’re not a number. Our firm is large enough to scale up and tackle the most complex challenges, but small enough where we can each quickly make our mark for our clients. We started as three leaders gathered around a kitchen table. Entrepreneurial spirits are welcome here.

Our client is looking for an experienced Agile coach to help drive an on-going Agile transformation inside Client’s Enterprise Data and Analytics. Implementation includes over 100 Agile teams running in a well-established Scrum@Scale formation. Must educate employees at all levels, including senior directors, on Agile principles. Teach skills that further the adoption of Agile methodologies using the Scrum framework. Provide hands-on coaching to teams, collaborating with people across varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of an Agile mindset. Must be a strong leader and assertive about adherence to Agile. Must possess great interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire, motivate, and build trust in a large, matrixed corporate culture. What you will need:

  • Listening

  • Ability to work with and provide critical feedback to the Agile Transformation Lead

  • Facilitation: Backlog workshops & Team launch

  • Product Owner Coaching: Deep understanding of product development. Ability to teach backlog creation

  • Story/Epic writing: Use of velocity for capacity and expectation management

  • Ability to mentor Scrum Master/team in identifying and embedding process improvements (Experimenting with the way of work.).

  • Pro-active impediment removal: Visualizations

  • Ability to partner with engineering leadership: Demonstrate how agile practices are good engineering practice. Strengthen connection between engineering leadership and team

  • Ability to model team formations based on fractal principles (Scrum@Scale/LeSS/Nexus)

  • Familiarity with Domain Driven Design

  • Familiarity with SAFe

  • Strong Lean knowledge: Value Stream Mapping, Waste reduction

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland. Work visa sponsorship will not be provided, now or in the future, for this position.

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North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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