Senior Agile Coach
2022-06-06 - 2022-07-06
Information Technology
Gauteng, JHB - Northern Suburbs
Monthly (Market related, Negotiable)
Psybergate is an IT company that builds bespoke software solutions and provides specialised resourcing for client projects.
We are looking for a Senior Agile Coach to join our financial services client based in Sandton for a 1 year contract role.
What you will be doing: 
  • To grow the agile skills in the organisation by establishing standards, policies and practices for the introduction and sustainability of Agile methodologies.
  • Ensure that relevant people in the organization are upskilled in the principles of Agile as well as the standards, policies and practices adopted by the organization.
  • Drive the maturity of Agile at the company
  • Implement and monitor an Agile transformation strategy
  • Implement an Agile transformation plan
  • Educate employees on the principles and practices of Agile
  • Provide advice and guidance to Agile teams
  • Ensure that an appropriate governance framework is applied for the Agile framework used by the organization
  • Provide feedback for the continuous improvement of the Agile framework at the company
  • Coach and mentor agile squads, executives, management and the organisation
  • Contribute to the design of a strategy for the organisational adoption of Agile.
  • Support a sustainable business agility transformation program by changing both process and culture,
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and monitoring of Agile principles and practices
  • Provide subject matter expertise to aid the organisation in understanding, using, and internalising New
  • Coach teams into the Agile framework, providing employees with feedback and means of improvement, catalysing organizational growth and answering questions.
  • Fostering collaboration with people across widely varying levels and roles, leading teams toward further understanding and adoption of Agile as well as overall company growth and improvement.
  • Embody the Agile principles and values, and lead by example.
  • Identify organisational impediments to successful Agile transformation and work to effectively resolve them.
  • Support and partner with Agile squads within the organisation to promote collaboration and ensure consistent application of Agile best practices.
What we are looking for:
  • Completed IT / BSc degree or other related
  • 3 - 5 Years as Scrum Master I (DM)
  • 10 - 12 Years experience in software development. (7 years in Agile Software Development)
  • Scrum Coach Certified, Scrum Trainer Certified or Agilist Certification
  • Experience in Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Experience applying concepts and techniques from multiple agile approaches including
  • Extreme Programming, Lean, Scrum, Kanban and Safe

Please note that if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.
Please note that most of our positions are remote however candidates should be residing within the traveling distance as circumstance of the opportunity can change.
For more information please contact:
Roxanne Naidoo