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Enterprise Agile Coach-Remote Home Based Worker

Company: Allstate Insurance
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The world isn't standing still, and neither is Allstate. We're moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers' evolving needs. That's why now is an exciting time to join our team. You'll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.You'll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards - a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life's uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we've thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever's coming next - to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We've been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don't follow the trends. We set them.Job DescriptionThe Enterprise Agile Coach will provide thought leadership and hands-on guidance to business and technology teams across the Enterprise to drive a smooth transition into a Lean Agile mindset. Utilizing organizational and industry best practices, the Enterprise Agile Coach will engage with teams through observation/interaction, workshops and training as necessary to increase understanding and productivity improvements to foster a cohesive Agile approach within the organization.Job Description

  • Works with the enterprise within the context of specific coaching engagements to support transformation goals
  • Working with enterprise portfolios to institute, practice, and adopt Scrum, XP, Kanban and Agile techniques. Identify and introduce opportunities for the team to improve through coaching and poignant questioning.
  • Deliver training (virtually as well as classroom) to support delivery teams, scrum masters, product owners, managers and leaders to better understand their roles and how they can best support Allstate's transformation to lean-agile ways of working.
  • Coaching / Mentoring the knowledgeable Agile Coaches, Agile Teams and Agile Release Trains (ARTs), and organizations
  • Collaborate to develop Agile training materials, newsletters, and support communities (CoP) as they relate to Agile practices.
  • Work with the teams to ensure the appropriate tools are being leveraged and enterprise practices are being followed to enable consistency and metrics where needed.
  • Assess the health and agility of teams, teams-of-teams (ARTs) to help them identify areas for further improvement and support them on their agile journey.Job QualificationsEducationBachelors Degree is required. Higher degree in IT or Business-related field is preferredExperienceRequired:
    • 7+years of experience working in matrixed IT/Enterprise Agile environment and experience with Agile development methodologies
    • 5+ yrs of experience working in an Agile role with distributed teams
    • 5+ yrs of facilitation experience
    • 5+ yrs of experience facilitating cross team collaboration events
    • 5+ years of Training experience
    • SAFeProgram Consultant (SPC) or equivalent Professional Agile Certification
    • Must have strong knowledge of Agile Lifecycle Management tools (VersionOne, Jira, Rally, or TFS)
    • Must have strong understanding of several coaching approaches.
    • Must have strong knowledge of collaboration toolsPreferred:
      • Advanced Agile certification such as Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), ICP-ACC, Professional Scrum Master (PSM) II or other Agile related certifications
      • LUMA certification
        Compensation DataCompensation range for this position is $96,500-$155,000per year, based on experience and qualifications.
        Additional up to 10% yearly bonus potentialThe candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands. As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on , , and or watch a .Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.For jobs in San Francisco, please click "" for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
        For jobs in Los Angeles, please click "" for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.To view the "EEO is the Law" poster click "". This poster provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance ProgramsTo view the FMLA poster, click "". This poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint.It is the Company's policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employee's ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment.CategoryNot ClassifiedEducationBachelor's DegreeExperience7 to 20+ yearsJob typeFull time

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