Agile Coach - Financial Services at Mansion House Consulting, London, £550-£650 per day

£550 - £650 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Apr 28, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Are you a passionate and confident Agile Coach, experienced working in a large enterprise, ready to make a significant contribution working for one of the UK's fastest growing Financial Services Consultancies?

Then read on!

MHC Overview:
MHC are an award-winning IT and Business Consultancy, specialising in Change Management initiatives, which we deliver working in a collaborative way with our Clients. We are currently working on a wide variety of assignments that include some major Digital Transformation initiatives, Regulatory and Compliance Programmes and Tools adoption projects where we are providing specialist technical and business services to a client base of primarily Tier 1 Banks.

You will have the confidence and the capability to step straight into a specialist consultancy role within one of MHC's Practice areas to provide effective and efficient solutions that support our Clients' business requirements, while working constructively with senior MHC and Client managers and other staff.

  • 10 years of industry experience
  • 5 + years of experience as an agile/tech coach for delivery teams
  • Practical working experience of Banking and financial services
  • Certification of industry patterns like SAFE, DA, Scrum Master etc..
  • Hands on experience with Agile & Devops practices, and configuration & optimum use of tools such as Jira/Confluence/TFS/Rally/GIT/Jenkins/Ansible etc.
  • Strong awareness of CI/CD tools, pipelines & concepts
  • Constantly be exploring the art of the possible in helping teams adopt agile & Devops principles & practices
  • Know Kanban, Scrum, Extreme Programming & Scaling Frameworks like Safe, LeSS, etc. inside out
  • Provide hands on, practical guidance to teams on how to run agile ceremonies (daily stand-up, backlog grooming, planning, use of Kanban boards, retrospective, reviews, pi planning, etc.)
  • Pair with team members to create/modify their Jira projects, Kanban boards, Confluence, etc.
  • Focused on continuous improvement & able to demonstrate how data provided by collaboration tools can help teams improve continuously as well
  • Ace trainer with the ability to create & deliver standard as well as context specific customised trainings to teams.
  • Ability to hands on demonstrate agile concepts & use of artefacts such as user stories, impact maps, story maps, story prioritisation techniques, big visible charts, planning, estimation techniques, governance sessions, etc.
  • For technical coaches, ability to create hands-on exercise lead trainings with language/tool specific coded examples of how to do unit testing, tdd, bdd in Java, JavaScript, C#, Python, use of tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, etc.
  • Proven expertise in dissolving silos within teams and surfacing blockers for resolution
  • Able to help teams increase transparency as well as helping leaders increase psychological safety within the team

If this sounds like something that could be of interest, please apply for consideration.