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Agile Coach - Enterprise (Remote)

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Norfolk, VA


Work Shift
First (Days) (United States of America)

Candidates must have a current residence in one of the following states or be willing to relocate:Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

In this role, you will act as a trainer, consultant, and advisor. Work with business partners to identify and implement multiple complex technical systems and/or products of varying sizes. Manages large systems and/or products. Collaborate and stay engaged with the delivery team. Act as a change agent and demonstrate to the teams how the Agile processes and systems work. Guide and mentor multiple teams in the consistent practice of Agile concepts, including roles, ceremonies, processes, compliance, and tool usage within the Agile delivery context. Improve the application of Agile principles. Improve team understanding of Agile practice. Promote metrics-led, continuous improvement of the Agile delivery processes and propose adaptations of the methodology to address novel situations. Assist with improving operational metrics in efficiency and quality. Assist with refining the Agile delivery process to reduce areas of uncertainty that become impediments for the team. Ensure that team feedback is disseminated and communicated to IT so that potential changes can be implemented enterprise-wide.

Participate in both the internal and external Agile community to stay abreast of challenges, leading practices, and emerging trends. Continue to improve knowledge of Agile activities internally as well as in the industry. Coach and mentor other Agile Coaches around Agile methodologies; develop training plans; develop requirements documents; develop approval matrix; identify team training and tool needs; define, recommend, and secure contractual agreements for technical services and products; coordinate requirements, schedule implementation and post-implement actives, and develop service level agreements for vendor partners and global resources firms; define quality gates for each sprint; define critical success factors; Subject matter expert for product and program management-related tools and processes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field of
    study with IT focus required
  • 8+ years of experience implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background required
  • SaFE Program Consultant (SA/SPC6) certification or equivalent required
  • SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT) required
    and/or experience within small-sized Agile implementations (e.g. 7 or more teams) strongly preferred

    Diversity and Inclusion at Sentara

    Our vision is that everyone brings the strengths that come with diversity to work with them every day. When we are achieving our vision, we have team members that feel they belong and can be their authentic selves, and our workforce is reflective of the communities we serve.

    We are realizing this vision through our Diversity and Inclusion strategy, which has three pillars: A diverse and talented workforce, an inclusive and supportive workplace, and outreach and engagement with our community. We have made remarkable strides in these areas over the past several years and, as our world continues to evolve, we know our work is never done.

    Our strategies focus on both structural inclusion , which looks at our organizational structures, processes, and practices; as well as behavioral inclusion , which evaluates our mindsets, skillsets, and relationships. Together, these strategies are moving our organization forward in an environment that fosters a culture of mutual respect and belonging for all.

    Please visit the link below to learn more about Sentara s commitment to diversity and inclusion:

    For more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara Healthcare as one of the nation's top integrated healthcare systems. That's because we are dedicated to growth, innovation, and patient safety at more than 300 sites of care in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, including 12 acute care hospitals.

    Sentara Benefits
    As the third-largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Retirement funds with matching contribution
    • Supplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance, and AD&D among others
    • Work Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great deals
    • Opportunities for further advancement within our organization

      Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within avibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For information about our employee benefits, please visit: Benefits - Sentara (

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      Job Summary

      Coordinate and monitor the scrum process from initiation through delivery. Serve as liaison between the product owner, development team, and management to ensure that all targets and requirements are met. Ensure that team members understand project objectives. Maintain product backlog and release plan and facilitate productivity by setting up meetings and removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's sprint goals. Preserve flexibility and ability to rapidly respond to changes.

      Experience in lieu of Bachelor s Degree or Certification

      0-2 years of relevant experience with a degree

      3 years of relevant experience without a degree


      BLD - Bachelor's Level Degree


      Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

      Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

      In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment. Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

Keywords: Sentara Health, Norfolk , Agile Coach - Enterprise (Remote), Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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