Prudential Ins Co of America
Manager, Agile Coach (Information Technology)
Job Classification:Technology - Project Mgmt/Business Analysis
Prudential's Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency.
The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you'll unlock a challenging and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world's leading financial services institutions.
The Global Technology team within Prudential is seeking a Manager, Agile Coach to join the Agile Transition Office. The successful candidate will be a change agent for the Agile transformation, responsible for coaching, teaching and guiding individuals, and teams across the enterprise leveraging the New Way of Working agile principles, practices and frameworks. The candidate must embody Agile values and principles, demonstrate a servant leader mindset and have experience mentoring on value delivery, decision making, transparency, predictability, collaboration and continuous improvement.
Oversee the coaching and planning of multiple high performing Agile development teams
Teach, lead, and mentor cross-functional business groups to build, sustain, and strengthen Agile values, scrum concepts and practices, providing them the necessary tools and guidance to successfully implement across high impact programs throughout the enterprise
Drive consistent Agile practices and strategy across the organization to enhance business value delivery and responsiveness to organization and marketplace opportunities
Grow trust by monitoring the health of the team, checking that our commitments, pace, and quality are on track with organizational standards
Advise Scrum Masters in their communications and process activities while nurturing their ability to serve
Lead the charge in enhancing Agile delivery processes to reduce areas of uncertainty by identifying trade-offs between short and long term benefits to drive a shared vision in the teams
Coach and promote metrics leading to continuous improvement of the Agile delivery process and proposes solutions to the methodology to enhance it and care for unique situations
Keep abreast of industry trends of Agile and best practices for enhancing the practice
Identify and coach Agile evangelists across the organization who can act as informal mentors/peers and continue increasing the maturity across the organization
5-8 years of professional experience using Agile methodologies in dynamic environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate complex messages and new concepts
Strong emotional intelligence and organizational awareness with ability to challenge organizational norms and influence decisions without formal authority
Strong interpersonal skills including active listening, coaching, consultation and collaboration
Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
Experience with software delivery and/or Agile transformation at scale in large enterprise organizations
Can provide demonstrated results using Agile principles
Working knowledge of handling hybrid environments (Agile and non-Agile integrations and interactions) with the flexibility to adapt to new and evolving environments
Successfully coached/led a team using Scrum, Kanban or ScrumBan and efforts using Scrum at Scale, SAFe, or other scaling frameworks
Solid working knowledge of supporting tools including Jira
Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.
We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.
Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.
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