Job at Bank of Kigali (BK) : Agile Coach (Deadline: 30 November 2018)

Job at Bank of Kigali (BK) : Agile Coach (Deadline: 30 November 2018)

Job at Bank of Kigali (BK) : Agile Coach (Deadline: 30 November 2018)

Bank of Kigali Digital factory
Key Accountabilities
  • Provide ongoing facilitation and coaching that enables your team to excel at agile development.
  • Facilitate discussion leading to collective decision-making, goal setting and conflict resolution across a digital factory
  • ontinuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues
  • Coaches the Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Tech Leads within the digital factory to focus on delivering incremental business value while sustaining an engineering culture
  • Facilitates cross-team meetings and helps teams find innovative ways of resolving dependencies and navigating complex business and technical trade-offs.
  • Engages in problem solving sessions with team leads on how to develop long-term strategies and roadmaps which are congruent with the Agile approach
  • Conducts training sessions on the fundamentals of Agile with new team members
  • Communicates the new way of working with groups outside of the digital factory
  • Engages teams of external dependencies to develop an incremental integration plan

  • Strong experience in software design and development
  • At least 5 successfully delivered projects using Agile methodologies
  • At least 2 – 3 projects that include an end to end Agile implementation where you played the role of a Scrum Master or Tech Lead. Experience in coaching 1-3 people on each project you have delivered
  • Practical experience with any of the key disciplines required in agile delivery – such as software development or business (system) analysis;
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who is self-motivated, but also a team player with a professional presence
  • Experience applying a wide variety of well documented patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach(example: numerous Burndown techniques, numerous Retrospective formats, handling bugs,etc)
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
Purpose of the job
  • An Agile Coach is responsible for mentoring the key Agile roles within our digital factory, with the goal of improving the quality and efficacy with which products are developed leveraging an Agile methodology. Agile Coaches act as a conduit between technology and business to ensure that all voices are being heard.
  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience
  • Certified Scrum Master / Agile Practitioner
  • Knowledge of Agile software development process
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Paired
  • Programming, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
Expression of Interest

Submit your CV and portfolio to by 30 November 2018



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