Agile Facilitator

Build and support an Agile process with our cross-functional software development teams and our clients to help develop the overall capability of the teams and maximize their effectiveness and happiness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Run the ceremonies: standups, planning, showcases, retrospectives, and so on.
  • Ensure the Definition of Done principle is being applied to all incoming work
  • Identify project risks and raise them proactively
  • Focus on people and Continuous Improvement all the time; provide the team a platform for improvement not only during the retro but all the time. Create a safe environment for healthy conflict and meaningful collaboration.
  • Identify process issues and improve them
  • Work with stakeholders and product owners to ensure clear backlog prioritization with requirements being written ahead of time
  • Remove blockers and impediments so the teams can continue to work with minimal disruption
  • Identify, manage and mitigate risks and issues to improve the productivity of the team and de-risk delivery
  • Monitor and review sprint metrics to help the agile teams adjust and improve estimating, planning and velocity
  • Communicate sprint progress, blockers and risks with stakeholders and foster transparency and inclusion

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working as a Facilitator/Agile Coach/Scrum Master in a software development environment
  • Flexible to work in a hybrid approach like Scrumban
  • Experience with Kanban and applying WIP limits is a plus
  • Communicative and social with a passion for building high performing and self-organizing teams
  • Assertive and confident with a natural ability to facilitate conflict resolution but make tough decisions when required
  • Experience of using Jira tools for planning, tracking and metrics
  • Promoting transparency and alignment through radiating information for teams and stakeholders
  • Supporting product owners with the communication of updates as well as with backlog maintenance
  • Experience in project management/team leadership in software development
  • Bilingual / Native English is a must, with excellent writing skills
  • Remote work in US Eastern Time Zone

To apply please drop us a message together with your CV at careers@xolv.io