1+ months

DMS Agile Coach - P201707_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for coaching & training agile teams and leaders on Discover's Agile principles & processes. Serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Agile and scaled Agile development methods and processes and changing the mindset in order to adopt and improve Agile methods and practices. Applies Lean thinking to specific issues to teams in order to bring a holistic approach to maturing an Agile team. Able to continuously enable the teams to deliver customer value rapidly.


  • Supports Agile adoption by providing training, workshops, and assessments. Effectively collaborates with teams and individuals to continuously evolve processes and align to Agile transformation strategy. Captures metrics and leverages metrics to monitor/enhance team's performance and Agile maturity level.
  • Implements current and future Agile development processes by coaching teams and leaders on changes required to transform existing development practices to agile methodologies. Enables teams to adopt and improve agile methods and serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Organizes, leads, and motivates multiple teams, clarifying objectives and removing obstacles through the use of the assessments.
  • Improves delivery performance through coaching and mentoring on team roles, tools, processes, and ceremonies.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree Business Administration or Computer Science, or related field
  • 6+ years Srcum, Agile, Scaled Agile, or related experience
  • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years Srcum, Agile, Scaled Agile, or related experience

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Agile-related certification, SAFE Program Consultants certification

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-11-01

Welcome to Discover
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