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Principal Agile Coach

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Date: Aug 14, 2019

Primary Location: Miami, FL, US, 33174

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  31576 

 

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Position Specific Description

An excellent position for someone willing to expand, share, and adapt their experience as an agile coach with some of the brightest talent around. This job is best suited for someone with a deep understanding of Scrum, Kanban, and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and a passion for mentoring others. Communication, problem solving, interpersonal, mediation, and relentless improvement skills and mindset are a must as this position will be asked to facilitate a variety of topics during coaching events and meetings.

This job will require leading and co-teaching training classes on SAFe, launching Agile Release Trains (ARTs), participating in workshops on topics such as value stream mapping and lean portfolio management, and working side by side peers in a practical manner to positively influence our digital transformation. Experience maturing agile teams with various software development platforms ranging from mainframe to cloud is desired. While a plus, a development background is not required as the right attitude can bring insight from any field of study. A patient, motivated, positive, and empathetic person capable of guiding people, strategic planning, and showing the value of a new concept intelligently is who we’re looking for.

This position will be based in Miami with occasional (0 – 4 times a month) trips to other offices within Florida to collaborate with coaches and assist with the agile transformation enterprise wide. Come join a team of motivated and talented people transforming and improving the work life balance of an enterprise.

 

Job Overview

This job coaches and mentors Agile teams, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and stakeholders to leverage Agile principles, practices, and frameworks.  Employees in this role ensure Lean, Agile, XP practices, and other software delivery practices are executed correctly.  Leaders in this job work with the Agile community to address and overcome maturity gaps, to ensure our agile scaling efforts remain successful.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Delivers hands-on coaching to individual teams in all aspects of Scrum and Kanban
  • Trains and coaches Agile Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Scrum Teams, Stakeholders, and Agile Coach candidates
  • Assists in the creation and delivery of Agile training for business and Agile team members
  • Develops and maintains stakeholder relationships supporting Agile product development
  • Conducts and manages Agile maturity assessments to help teams develop and grow in their Agile journeys
  • Supports Agile Programs and Agile Release Trains (ARTs), by fostering collaboration and the use of best practices
  • Identifies and acts on opportunities for continuous operational and team improvement
  • Embraces servant leadership and displays behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being Agile
  • Keeps informed and educated about industry trends concerning Agile methodologies
  • Works with the organization to help launch and coach scaling efforts and Agile programs
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Miami, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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