Job Summary
Kerala,Cochin / Kochi / Ernakulam
0 - 50 years
Assembler, Refrigerator And Air Conditioning Unit
Last Date to Apply
16 Jan 2021
Agile Coach
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd
Posted on: 17 Nov 2020
Job Description

Job Description :

Enterprise Agile Coach
Qualification:Science / engineering Graduate
Framework Customization:
  • Understand the customers needs and expectations (benefits).
  • interact with executive leadership to understand the goals of transformation projects the business and IT needs business and IT roadmap expected accelerators etc.
  • Conduct a detailed assessment through interviews review of process models current internal discussions review of documentation etc.
  • Conduct a study of the delivery ecosystem enterprise architecture applications at the client location current delivery process etc.
  • Identify the existing structure and tools change and extent of change based on the assessment.
  • assess requirement for movement to agile and provide supporting evidence as required.
  • Identify vendors with whom Cognizant needs to collaborate.
  • share the same with the executive leadership.
  • Identify the tools required based on the engineering practice.

Framework Design:
  • Review the process and delivery framework and plan.
  • guide team to make revisions if required.
  • present the same to the client resolve queries and procure sign off.

Maturity Assessments:
  • Review the maturity assessment process and parameters and provide inputs as required.

Agile Implementation:
For project assessments:
  • Study the models which are available in the market.
  • identify the agile methodology and mix required for the benefit which the customer is looking for.
  • Guide the architect on the various accelerators: tools automation etc to be leveraged to deliver on customer expectations.
  • Facilitate meetings including product backlog creation sprint planning and retrospectives as required.

During implementation:
  • Identify common patterns across teams and challenges faced during implementation.
  • conduct a retrospective across engagements to identify common threads.
  • Identify process changes and revise the process on a continuous basis.

Product Roadmap:
  • Participate in product roadmap activities with the client and translate the client vision into an actionable roadmap in terms of features and release schedule.
  • ' Advise and guide the team based on technical expertise (Agile).
  • break down the requirements into independent programs.
  • identify dependencies between each program.
  • Prioritize the programs based on the dependencies business value and criticality enable smooth and phased delivery.

Coaching & Facilitating:
  • Provide coaching to the scrum master and the team.
  • conduct training sessions on Agile methodologies and process (including concepts such as daily meetings planning self organization collaboration iterative development etc).
  • Identify the challenges could arise.
  • educate the team on environment process mitigation steps etc.
  • identify the need to move to new ways of working.
  • conduct demo sessions.
  • build samplers which can be used within the team.
  • Cross leverage artifacts from other projects to build process efficiency and benefits of implementing the agile process.
  • coach and mentor the client product owner & business stakeholders on the process methodology acceptance criteria use case etc.
  • Provide training on the agile concepts various practices and the value of the same.

Business Development:
  • Support BD team in understanding the changes required for Agile transformation and Agile execution projects.
  • Showcase Agile capabilities of Cognizant including project experiences credentials etc.
  • establish relationship with the client and position Cognizant to build credibility.

Process Improvements:
  • For transformational projects proactively identify process improvements to improve productivity.
  • remove impediments based on industry trends new concepts in lean methodology tools available in the market etc.
  • Study the market to stay abreast with agile practices and methodologies.
  • establish monitor and report on metrics to ensure productivity quality etc.
  • Leverage project artefacts to create a compelling case for change.

Client Stakeholder Management:
  • Participate in steering committees to review the transformation.
  • communicate on the progress in terms of process acceptance maturity assessments etc.

  • Conduct estimation session at the Program level.

Requirements Gathering:
  • ' Should help the team to covert from EPIC To user stories.
  • ' Conduct multiple workshop with the product owner to define the product roadmap and release milestone.

Knowledge Management:
  • ' Empha knowledge sharing and drive a common KM framework.
  • Drive creation of knowledge assets and share best practices.
  • Drive asset creation around new services and key programs with benefits delivered to the customer through transformation.

People Management:
  • ' Provide guidance and mentorship to team.
  • identify training needs and establish training plans for the team.
  • build relationships with multiple units or teams across the organization to facilitate effective working of own team.
  • Set clear and objective goals for team.
  • conduct appraisals.
  • resolve people / staffing issues.
  • Drive process compliance and track relevant metrics for teams (applicable to all supervisors).

Must Have Skills
  • Agile
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