Senior Agile Coach

Location: San Diego, California, United States


Requisition Number: 212870

External Description:

  • Teradata is looking for an Agile Coach who can work with multiple engineering teams to implement the right mix of agile practices.
  • We want someone who is passionate about Agile and Lean methodologies and pushes for continuous improvement [Kaizen].
  • You must have a product-first mindset, focusing on delivering value to the customer in an environment of discovery and delivery.
  • You must be comfortable working in a fast paced, iterative and fun environment, play the role of coach, help influence teams achieve high performance.
  • You have a deep passion around agility; ability to unlock the intrinsic motivation, potential of people; help them understand the agile values, principles, mindset behind the practices; bring-in transparency and visibility; help in planning, executing and deploying high quality software on time.
  • Strong experience in agile transformation in large, matrix, geographically dispersed and virtual teams; successfully integrating agile approaches across various disciplines and stakeholder groups.
  • Product discovery and delivery experience is preferred.
  • In the past played the role of a scrum master or a software developer.
  • Influence and drive teams to operate in a fast paced and exciting environment, develop and release high quality product in an iterative and continuous fashion.
  • Highly effective communication skills, including interactive listening with proven ability to negotiate across all levels of the program team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills; comfortable working with scrum and program teams in distributed locations.
  • A strong team player, mentor and collaborator.
  • You will work with scrum and program teams to help them improve in needed areas and teach/coach them to run agile practices autonomously and help create high performing teams.
  • Facilitate getting work done in a servant leader role.
  • [Scrum Master, Product Manager, Program Manager / Release Train Engineer, Stakeholder].
  • Facilitate quarterly health-check across scrum teams and program teams – build continuous improvement backlogs.
  • Overall play the role of a reflective observer, facilitator, mentor, teacher, coach, enabler, partner and hands-on expert as needed.
  • BA/BS Math or Computer Science with agile certifications in one or more practices (Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban or similar).
  • Minimum 8 years of program management experience with the last 5 years focused in agile coaching, agile implementation and running agile practices with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Hiring for a virtual coaching role.
  • Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage.
  • Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans.


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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Agile Coach

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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