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Lead Scrum Coach

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Nov 4, 2021 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Virginia, VA
Immediate Start
$140k - $160k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Lead Scrum Coach. Candidate will provide guidance and oversight to high complexity projects. As a member of the IT team, the Individual would lead the solution delivery of a project and champion technology improvements and delivery processes.


  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
  • Facilitates the management of the product backlog and coordinates with upstream and downstream teams to identify and manage cross-team dependencies
  • Closely tracks and monitors the teams results and reports metrics at the iteration and project levels
  • Mentoring and coaching team to instill Lean and Agile values and principles and lead by example
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Facilitating productivity by mediating through conflicts, helping team to make decisions and adhering to continuous improvement principles
  • Keeping iterative process on track and passing it to the team as self-organization matures
  • Helping team adhere to the best engineering practices and makes sure everybody understands technical debt concept
  • Ensure agile concepts and principles are adhered to, should be able to be a voice of reason and authority
  • Has agile attitude, understands whats behind agile values and principles
  • Understands Scrum framework very well and understands values that each artifact/role/event brings
  • Understanding of modern software development & engineering practices: continuous integration, continuous delivery, Lean methodologies
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work


  • 4+ years of relevant experience as a Scrum Coach and/or Project Manager for multiple teams delivering sophisticated technical projects
  • 8 - 10 years of professionally relevant experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Information Science or IT related subject area, Scrum Certification, Past IT Project Management experience is a plus
  • Must have solid understanding of the software development process and have a consistent track record
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Good communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
  • Experience creating project plans and release plans
  • Proven ability to coach and provide direction to team on Agile methodology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience using Agile Tools to lead backlog and track iterations, experience with Jira is required
  • Expertise in JIRA and similar tools

Reference: 1390244390

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