Agile Coach

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/1/2021 2:48 PM)
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Your Challenge:

At HIMSS, we’re committed to building a world where everyone, everywhere has access to care that works. A world where a better future for healthcare means leveraging the power of information and technology—and celebrating those who make change possible. 


To get there, we’re creating an environment where you have the support, tools and resources that inspire the kind of groundbreaking thinking that will bring this vision to life.


Join us to create what’s next for health—Accelerate, the purpose-built digital platform connecting the global health ecosystem to insights from peers and thought leaders, professional development tools, networking opportunities and curated content—anytime, anywhere.


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Your challenge: 


The Agile Coach supports the teams on their applied understanding of Agile and product delivery.  It is the Scrum Master’s role to coach the team agile practices, facilitate Scrum ceremonies, remove impediments, and shield them from external distractions. Agile Coach brings the Product Owner and the team together and helps them understand each other.   This individual is also a personal coach for team members and an innovator who constantly seeks continuous improvement and builds high performing teams.


The things that you will tackle:

  • Build and coach high performing teams
  • Look for ways to strengthen teams understanding of Agile / Scrum /Lean concepts and principles
  • Ensure teams actions are aligned with the project goals / vision
  • Ensure Scrum practices are used and improved within and across teams
  • Bring transparency to Business and IT organization about development and grow trust
  • Identify trade-offs between short- and long-term benefits to drive shared vision between the team and product owner
  • Foster a continuous learning environment helping teams to inspect & adapt

What you will need to be successful:

  • Strong communication skills – Able to propagate information promptly, clearly, and unambiguously
  • Strong organizational skills – Able to support multiple teams and drive accountability internally
  • Team Leadership – Experienced in assessing how the team is doing and driving necessary actions to improve
  • Able to develop and foster teamwork and facilitate team dynamics
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to coach and mentor all team roles on a Scrum team
  • Skilled in building relationships and navigating through organizations
  • Passion to learn new techniques and skills constantly, and challenge the same of the teams
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience with Agile and Scrum

What else will help you be successful:

  • An ideal candidate will also have technical experience working with various technology stacks and coaching development teams
  • Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), or Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) (not required)

Why we love HIMSS, and why you will, too:

  • Diverse, collaborative and winning team environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements, opportunity to work 100% remote.
  • Competitive pay and comprehensive healthcare coverage.
  • Generous paid time off, including time off to volunteer!
  • Wellbeing programs to support all of your emotional, physical and financial needs.
  • Emphasis on continuous learning and development.



Are you a Changemaker?

Together, we’ll do amazing things for healthcare.


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