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Agile Coach | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  NA
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8957

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.

 

What you do:

Promote and support the implementation of the Agile Strategy across teams and the organization.  Provide training and guidance on Agile principles and best practices to Agile teams and leadership.  Assist in forming new Agile teams by educating team members, establishing norms and guiding application of Agile methods in each team's unique environment.  Collaborate with teams, product owners and key stakeholders to support successful completion of  initiatives. 

 

  • Train new and existing Agile teams on principles and best practices
  • Support the formation of new Agile teams through training, establishment of norms and coaching throughout projects
  • Identify new opportunities to implement Agile, and champion adoption efforts
  • Implement Agile process, principles and practices across all levels and departments in an organization
  • Participate in the implementation of the Agile strategy and Key Performance Indicators. Collaborate with leaders to identify and resolve organization impediments impacting implementation of the strategy

 

What you bring:

Required:

  • 3+ years’ experience required: Demonstrating strong knowledge of and background with Agile concepts
  • Coaching teams in Agile adoption or as a Scrum Master in a mid to large sized organization 500+ employees/contractors
    Technology or Application Development Experience
  • Engaging with leadership on change management initiatives
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred

 

Preferred:

  • 4+ years’ experience utilizing Agile frameworks
  • Prior experience as a coach or trainer preferred
  • Certified Agile Coach, CSM, and CPO preferred
  • Experience Coaching in a large organization 500 or more employees

 

What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.

 

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.