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Agile Team Coach

  • Manchester +7 more
  • Manchester +7 more

As an Agile Coach you will be working with 1-2 development teams in our Social division to define and recommend practices to maximize throughput and value delivered to our customers.

Our culture is based on a fundamental belief in people and that all of us have a passion about learning new things and continuously developing. Meltwater truly believes that people with different backgrounds and perspectives will make our environment better and raise the quality of our products.

If you get excited about working together with R&D to deliver valuable software, then you will love working with us!

Your responsibilities

  • Have a deep and increasing knowledge of the following and be able to apply them situationally:
    • Agile and Lean principles and practices
    • team development, dynamics and behaviors
    • coaching, mentoring, teaching and facilitation of individuals and teams
  • Is able to assess maturity of teams and coach them to higher levels of maturity.

  • Focus on driving maximum value from everything through:

    • Facilitation, helping the team get to the best outcomes
    • Challenging the status quo when needed
    • Sharing information, collaborating, and engaging in crucial conversations
    • Encouraging experimentation and innovation with care and thought
    • Escalate and remove any and all impediments.
    • Communicate and work well with all levels of the organization.
    • Commitment to excellence and mastery: We want to keep getting better together!

Skills & Requirements

  • You have experience and demonstrable success as an Agile Coach or Scrum Master with Engineering teams.
  • Skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational leadership, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Knowledge of patterns and techniques for facilitation, handling retrospectives, defect triaging, etc
  • Track record of continued and recent education in Agile methodologies, including training, conferences, user groups, self study, etc.
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills

Additional preferred skills

  • Knowledge of other approaches discussed in the Agile space: XP, Kanban, etc
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

We are more than 2000 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://bit.ly/2KBm9Ei

And “EEO is the Law Supplement” poster is available at: http://bit.ly/2Kmxnxd

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Samantha Corbett | Contact Person

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