Principal Agile Coach

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Project Management

Principal Agile Coach

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Project Management


Communicative and Social – Must be able to communicate well with teams, larger practitioner community and Agile thought leaders internally and externally
Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team.
Assertive – Must be able to ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls.
Situationally Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise, coach the team to resolve internally and if necessary involve management.
Enthusiastic Engagement – Must be high-energy and be a source for motivation/inspiration for individuals and teams looking for support and guidance
Continual Improvement – Must continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team.
Conflict Resolution – Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches.
Process Enabler – Must act as a bridge between Project teams and Clients in increasing Agile Process awareness, adoption and continuous improvement in project executions.

Trainings – Must provide site wide agile training courses and workshops like Agile Basics, Scrum Basics, Scrum Master Basics, Product Owner Basics, Kanban Basics, Agile Engineering Practices and Agile Metrics & ROI. Identify and coach emerging Agile talent.
Tools& Practices – Must support the effective adoption of tools like Jira, Visual Management tool in a way that is compatible with Agile Principles for greater utilization of Agile practices by teams.
Agile Communities – Must be able to Organize and facilitate community coaching camps, coaching clinics, workshops, CoE/CoP events to satisfy unmet needs related to Agile and Product Life Cycle adoption (PLC). Help continuously develop and improve training courses and workshops as needed.
Agile Culture – Must be able to Mentor local Agile Coaches, Exco leaders, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and teams in continuously improving Agile maturity and effectiveness.

Profile required

2+ years of relevant experience in IT industry and contribution to agile transformation in infrastructure teams

·         4+ years of experience as a Scrum Master.

·         5+ years of experience as a Agile Coach and relevant experience in IT industry and  transformation of infrastruture teams

·         5+ years of using Agile practices to deliver software solutions.

·         Should have proven experience of leading at least one large program (Over 5 Scrum teams) in the capacity of an Agile coach.

·         Must have proven experience of working with multiple teams with varying levels of Agile Maturity

·         Must be able to apply an Agile, evidence based approach to inspect and adapt the ROI of Agile in terms of business value.

·         Handson Devops experience - Suggest and help the teams implement the appropriate tools(Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Docker, etc) for CI/CD in IT Infrastructure Domain and microservices based development

·         Expert in XP engineering practices (TDD/BDD, etc)

·         Experience in delivering classroom training sessions

·         Collaborate with Architects teams to understand and help implement the guidelines

Why join us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

Business insight

At Société Générale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000GMT
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2021/07/13
Publication date: 2021/06/10