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Specialist Agile Coach

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Location: Hyderabad India
Job ID: 1012699HV
Date Posted: Sep 30, 2022
Segment: Digital System & Service
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): IT, Telecom & Internet

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Job Description

Our Company

Hitachi Vantara is part of the Global Hitachi family. We balance innovation with an open, friendly culture and the backing of a long-established parent company, known for its ethical reputation. We guide customers from what's now to what's next by unlocking the value of their data and applications to solve their digital challenges, achieving outcomes that benefit both business and society.

Our people are our biggest asset, they drive our innovation advantage and we strive to offer a flexible and collaborative workplace where they can thrive. Diversity of thought is welcomed and our employee base is represented by several active Employee Resource Group communities. We offer industry leading benefits packages (flexible working, generous pension and private healthcare) and promote a creative and inclusive culture. If driving real change gives you a sense of pride and you are passionate about powering social good, we'd love to hear from you.

Our Values
Research tells us that some applicants, especially those from underrepresented groups, can be put off from applying for roles if they need flexibility or feel they don't meet all of the set criteria. We strive to create an inclusive environment for all and are open to considering home working, compressed/flexible hours and part-time arrangements. Get in touch with us to explore how we might be able to accommodate your specific needs.


Primary Responsibilities and Skills
• Experienced in Agile transformation in large, matrixed, geographically dispersed, and virtual teams
• Collaborates on the creation and evolution of the Agile transformation roadmap and owns driving activities across the organization
• Successfully integrates Agile approaches across various disciplines and stakeholder groups
• Defines and ensures consistent Agile standards and best practices
• Develops and monitors metrics to track progress of Agile adoption and maturity to aid in accelerating overall Agile transformation efforts
• Build Agile capabilities via classroom training, coaching, and on-the-job development
• Identify candidates to be trained on formal Agile roles such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, Team Member, Agile Leadership Principles and Practices
• Identify areas of the business that can benefit from Agile methodology implementation
• Diagnose team readiness in adapting Agile methodology
• Evolve the Agile maturity of teams
• Identify and recommend tools useful for Agile delivery. Establish best practice standards for tool usage and generated output
• Provide personalized coaching to teams looking to implement Agile mindsets, principles and practices
• Help teams remove barriers and troubleshoot processes that block Agile principles
• Lead a change management strategy at an enterprise level as well as a team level
• Highly effective communication skills, including interactive listening with proven ability to negotiate across all levels
• Demonstrated ability to connect and influence others to achieve team goals
• Strong problem-solving skills; comfortable working with scrum and program teams in distributed locations

• Scrum Master certification or equivalent
• Bachelor's degree in in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
• Minimum 8 years of program management experience
• Minimum of 5 years of experience working with Agile Methodology as a team member, scrum master, or product owner
• Minimum of 2 years coaching individuals and teams on Agile mindsets, principles and practices
• Proven knowledge of the application of Agile at scale and demonstrated ability to coach and lead the cultural and organizational change to make it work
• Robust experience partnering with senior stakeholders to drive culture and process change
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, demonstrates leadership presence, strong team-orientation
• Proven ability to work independently and effectively in a complex environment with global multi-geo team structure

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. With Japanese roots going back over 100 years, our culture is founded on the values of our parent company expressed as the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa - Harmony, Trust, Respect
Makoto - Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity
Kaitakusha-Seishin - Pioneering Spirit, Challenge
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