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Serve as a catalyst for a continuous improvement culture using Lean IT (Lean and Agile) philosophies and practices to achieve IT organizational objectives.
Lean IT Transformation (50%)
Continuous Improvement (50%)
Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Finance, Computer Science, Economics or Business related field. Agile and Scrum certification is desirable.
Comprehensive knowledge of Lean principles, practices and tools and/or Agile principles, practices and tools.
Demonstrated coaching individuals on Lean and/or Agile practices and behaviors.
Experience: 6-8 years of progressively complex experience in professional process improvement, including 3+ years as a ScrumMaster, Agile Coach or Lean Coach.
For Lean: Specifically need experience with Lean tools such as huddles, kaizen event facilitation, value stream mapping, standard work, process mapping etc.
For Agile: Specifically need experience coaching teams in Agile methodologies such as daily stand ups, retrospectives, sprint reviews and sprint planning. Demonstrated practice of common Agile frameworks (Scrum and Kanban) and the ability to coach and guide key roles like ScrumMaster and Product Owner.
Strong experience in the following preferred:
Professional certification required: None.
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