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Agile Coach

| Chicago

Dynamics of the Role

TransUnion has an immediate need for an Agile Coach to join their team in Chicago, IL working with the USIS teams. This position will be a permanent, full-time role. The Agile Coach will play a key role in accelerating the transformation to SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) at TransUnion. The Agile Coach’s primary objectives are to set enterprise strategy, coach new teams, and collaboratively work with existing teams to facilitate a high performing empowered workforce.

How You’ll Contribute:

·              Understand the general principles of Agile as outlined in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and be fully aligned to those principles

·              Recommend and implement an effective  Scaled Agile Methodology; help ARTs and teams adopt and adapt Agile practices

·              Act as champion and evangelist of Agile practices

·              Coach and mentor the Agile Release Trains (ARTs) on implementation and execution of all Program level processes and activities, including but not limited to PI (Program Increment) Planning preparation and execution, use of Program metrics and Program reporting to ensure predictability and reliability with respect to delivery of value

·              Coach and mentor scrum teams on Agile methodology and Scrum values and process (Team level coaching and mentoring)

·              Develop and deliver an Agile training plan, including SAFe classes (Leading SAFe, SAFe for Teams and SAFe for PM/PO) and custom training specific to ARTs’ and scrum teams’ needs

·              Assess ARTs’ and teams’ Agile practices and coach/mentor to ensure relentless improvement

 

 

What You’ll Bring:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required
  • 2+ years of enterprise scale Agile coaching experience, hands-on and practical in nature
  • A minimum of four years of relevant Information Technology experience
  • SPC (SAFe Program Consultant) certification is required
  • Certification(s) in other Agile methodologies (PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, SA, SASM or equivalent) is desired
  • Strong facilitation and collaboration skills
  • Strong understanding of and demonstrated experience in using Agile Central, or a similar Enterprise Agile Tool
  • Excellent training and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership building skills, with a demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Excellent listening and communication skills (written and verbal)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661
555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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