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Agile Coach

Location: 

Roma, RM, IT, 00154

Requisition ID:  6855

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 11,000 employees.

 

Responsibilities

•    Coaching agile teams and program level roles at varying levels of maturity (DevOps, Scrum and Kanban teams) to ensure they are using agile best practice and continually improving.
•    Teaching teams to maintain relevant metrics that guide them to continuously improve and provide management visibility on the status and delivery successes
•    Training sessions to support the teams and program level roles in their knowledge, implementation and engagement with the agile mindset
•    Supporting the ongoing development of the agile implementation roadmap and driving a stronger and deeper agile culture in the delivery teams
•    Collaborating with the wider Agile and Change communities to support agile maturity and resolving business challenges
•    Supporting new teams in the transition to agile ways of working

 

About you

•    Passionate about enabling agility and the achievement of outcomes in cross functional teams, empowering collaboration and self-organisation to succeed.
•    A professional coach who both educates and coaches, and possesses great interpersonal skills, teaching abilities, and a capacity to inspire and motivate.
•    An individual who drives Agile culture of Continuous Improvement.
•    Be a Role Model of Agile Principles and values as well as being an exemplar in Scrum Values of Transparency (Openness), Focus, Courage, Respect, Commitment.
•    Drives the team(s) towards the goal of becoming self-managing, optimally performing teams.
 

Qualifications

•    Professional Scrum Master Qualification: (Certified Scrum Master (CSM, PSM or SSM) or Kanban Management Professional (KMP)). 
•    Advanced qualification or willingness to work towards is desirable. 
•    A certification in SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) or equivalent is highly desirable.
•    Professional coaching experience is essential. Certification is desirable
•    Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience of a broad range of agile topics, tools and techniques (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, SAFe)
•    Significant Agile/Lean knowledge with Demonstrable coaching experience
•    An expert of Knowledge in Scrum and/or other Agile Method (including continuous integration and continuous delivery)


Skills


•    Experience of working and leading across multiple agile teams, with knowledge and experience of working at scale in technology organizations
•    Excellent facilitation, mentoring and presentation skills
•    Outstanding communication skills at all levels
•    Strong knowledge of agile tools and software e.g. Jira, Confluence and MS tools.
•    Good understanding of agile practices (e.g. CI, TDD, Pairing etc) and able to facilitate, understand, and contribute to technical discussions.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

 

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.


IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.