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Senior Agile Coach

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Berlin
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Berlin

As an Agile Coach in Berlin, Germany, you will be working with 3 development teams to define and recommend practices to maximize throughput and value delivered to our customers.

This role requires having a broad view of development activities across teams and ensuring there is high collaboration, sometimes with teams in other countries. You should be comfortable with a variety of Agile methodologies, flexible in applying a mix of best practices and collaborating with leaders and teams across various offices.

Your responsibilities

  • Assess maturity of the team and coach towards high performance.

  • Facilitate project kickoffs and agile meetings.

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and collaborate with Product Owners, Engineering Managers and teams towards greater outcomes.

  • Drive maximum value through:

    • Facilitation, helping the team get to the best outcomes
    • Challenging the status quo when needed
    • Teaching, sharing information, collaborating, and engaging in crucial conversations
    • Encouraging experimentation and innovation with care and thought
    • Identification, escalation and removal of impediments
    • Communication and collaboration with all levels of the organization.

Skills & Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of Agile and Lean frameworks and processes (Scrum, Kanban, XP, meaningful metrics)
  • Knowledge of various Agile Software Development approaches and techniques (E.g. CI/CD, DevOps, TDD)
  • Team development and team dynamics (group behaviors, StrengthsFinder, team building, conflict resolutions)
  • Facilitation techniques (E.g. divergence/convergence, group decision making and problem solving techniques)
  • Coaching, mentoring, teaching and facilitation of individuals and teams
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills and a demonstrated ability to find creative solutions to problems
  • Fluent in English (don’t know German? no problem!)
  • Have a work permit within EU

Additional preferred skills

  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team
  • Experience working with remote and co-located teams

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 builds digital intelligence and marketing solutions for a global client base. 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!

Read on our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater. We are more than 1200 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. To learn even more about who we are and what we do, visit our company profiles on Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

Ruth Liew | Hiring Manager

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