Agile Practice Lead

Job#: 2025578

Job Description:

**if you are interested, please send your resume to Jordan at [email protected]**
Title: Agile Practice Lead
Location: San Antonio, TX 
Length: 4 month CTH

Agile Practice Lead:
Job Description
It’s about keeping things on the fast track.
Do you enjoy helping others collaborate and communicate effectively? Do you like collaborating with people to accomplish big projects? Are you ready to facilitate all the moving pieces to help deliver a top-quality experience and product? If so, you could be a perfect Agile Practice Lead.
Who you are:
As an Agile Practice Lead, you are our leader, managing a team of Scrum Masters, Kanban Flow Masters and other Agile practitioners in order to achieve high levels of agility, productivity, and innovation within your teams, Tribes, and the enterprise. Our leads believe communication is key and strive to build relationships throughout the organization. You’ll help to keep Agile teams on track, proving your Agile practitioners with needed coaching and support, and assisting with escalated obstacles that may prevent a team from achieving its goals with our signature all-win approach in mind.
What you’ll do
  • Manage a group of Scrum Masters, Kanban Flow Masters and other Agile practitioners in order to achieve high levels of agility, productivity, and innovation within teams, Tribes, and the enterprise
  • Provide your Agile practitioners with the skills, knowledge, and support needed to do their jobs; that established Agile practices are understood and being followed
  • Ensure Agile practitioners are tracking and reporting on team progress, goals, and deliverables; identifying potential issues early
  • Assist with escalated obstacles that may prevent a team or Tribe from achieving its goals
  • Facilitate HR activities in attracting, hiring, assessing performance, and retention of Agile practitioners
  • Assist with budgeting input and monitoring regarding personnel levels, conferences and travel, credentialing activities, and other expenditures needed to support your Agile staff
  • Always take action using integrity, Caring and Excellence to achieve all-win outcomes
What you’ll need:
  • Bachelors degree in business, technology, or related field; or equivalent experience 
  • 6+ years of experience on software development teams
  • 3+ years working concurrently with multiple Agile teams as a Scrum Master or other Agile practitioner role   
  • An advanced level of knowledge on the application of Agile principles and processes
  • Excellent mentoring and coaching skills for individuals, teams, and Tribes 
  • A Scrum Master or Kanban professional certification 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience training individuals and groups
  • Proficient in Microsoft computer applications 
Additional Preferred Skills: 
  • Experience working in the Financial Services industry
  • Experience as a personnel manager
  • An A-CSM, CSP-SM or Advanced Scrum Certification 
  • CSPO, A-CSPO or other Agile Product Owner certification; or equivalent experience in a Product Ownership role 
  • An advanced Scrum, Scrum Professional, Team/Enterprise Coaching Certification 









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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San Antonio, TX, US

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Date Posted:
April 22, 2024