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Professional-Agile Coach

Company: AT&T
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

AT&T Tech Talent Program

At AT&T, we harness the power of technology to improve our communities, our lives, and our company. We've got the projects, we've got the work environment, now we need the best talent to help us bring them to fruition and make a big impact. What does it feel like to join a family of technologists? Find out now.

This program is focused on identifying skilled technology influencers and elevating their experience with AT&T from hiring and onboarding to charting a course for your career. We'll leverage our strong network of mentors and help you get acclimated quickly to make an impact alongside a group of highly motivated peers just like yourself. Along the way you'll build relationships, have access to senior leaders, and gain exposure across the company. It's a collaborative environment full of opportunities designed to help you strengthen your capabilities and reach your fullest potential.

Joining our program means you'll work on high-value projects and initiatives that shape the future of everything from connectivity to entertainment. There's plenty to immerse yourself in and help drive the direction of AT&T while making an impact on day to day life for you, your communities and AT&T.

Applying to our program means you will be considered for full time jobs based on your input and experience identified throughout the interview process. We are constantly evaluating our greatest technology needs and will select the best talent for the current need. To get started, apply to the program and we will consider you for one of the job opportunities described below:

Professional Agile Coach:

The Agile Coach focuses on driving transformation for the program/teams which they are assigned and fully engaged. They are experts in helping teams adopt a Lean Agile mindset, mature the use of agile principles and practices, and explaining how the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is used and implemented at AT&T. The Agile Coach serves in a coaching/mentoring/Subject Matter Expert (SME) role and may serve as an advisor for Scrum Masters and Scrum Teams and will help in the execution of an Agile Release Train. They are encouraged to use "I do it/We do it together/You do it" techniques to ensure comprehension of work. They support the AT&T Center of Excellence mission of driving business agility to deliver value in the shortest sustainable lead time. This may include creating customized coaching plans catered to the needs of a coaching engagement, assisting teams with planning and execution of ceremonies, knowledge and understanding of the AT&T standard Agile SDLC tool; effective Epic, Feature, and User Story writing; partnering with the Scrum Masters, Release Train Engineers (RTEs) and Solution Train Engineers (STEs) to ensure cross-team coordination and servant leadership; Reaching out to the larger company network for impediment removal; Guidance on implementing and usage of standard metrics that give the team insight into how they are performing and assistance in reporting these metrics to management; Encouraging adoption of a truly Agile mindset, including transparency, ownership, accountability, empowerment and servant leadership; Performing Agility assessments and providing feedback on future areas of focus for team improvement; Pushing comfort levels of team members to achieve results. Role also involves training formal SAFe certification courses, along with delivery of Agile training; Driving SAFe principles, values, behaviors and methodologies throughout the organization.

Qualified candidates are required to have the following:

  • Intermediate level technical professional, typically requires 3-5 years' experience
  • Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Certification in good standing with Scaled Agile Inc. preferred
  • Preferred Certifications: Scaled Agile Framework certifications (SSM, SASM, RTE, POPM), Coaching Certifications (ICP-ACC), Agile certifications from Scrum Alliance or other recognized entities (CSM, PMI-ACP)
  • JIRA experience preferred
  • Preferred Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Science, Electrical Engineering, or Math; Developer nanodegree; or equivalent experience

What are we looking for in a candidate? We are looking for someone of integrity, with excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of staff and leadership, both internal and external. AT&T Tech Talent program values results-driven self-starters invested in long term success with ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary environment and cross-functional teams. You'll also need to be naturally curious about the many innovations being fostered at AT&T every day, be a lifelong learner, and a desire to grow as a technology leader.

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

AT&T will not sponsor applicants for work visas of any kind for these positions.

Job ID 2122421-3 Date posted 05/16/2021

Keywords: AT&T, Dallas , Professional-Agile Coach, Other , Dallas, Texas

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