Senior Agile Coach

Labster

Copenhagen, DK / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/27/2021
  • Website: labster.com
  • Company Address: Danneskiold-Sams√łes Alle 41, Copenhagen, 1434

About Labster

Labster is a fast moving, award-winning company that focuses on revolutionizing the way science is taught to students all over the world. Our platform offers a Virtual Laboratory provided as a supportive curriculum based e-tool where students can work with real-life challenges in an online environment that simulates reality.

Job Description


Your mission

Labster is looking for an experienced Agile Coach to support our Content department. By taking this role, you will collaborate closely with different teams including our science experts, developers, SQA, and 3D Artists, who together create immersive and interactive 3D learning experiences. This critical role will lead initiatives to accelerate our use of Agile practices within the growing number of development teams, as well as across the organization as a whole.

Key responsibilities

    Helping all team members understand and apply Agile practices for efficient simulation development and maintenance
    Training new Scrum Masters and holding regular Agile coaching sessions
    Attending Scrum ceremonies of the development teams to identify points for improvement
    Holding Scrum of Scrums ceremonies with all Scrum Masters
    Supporting the implementation of best practices across the squads
    Enabling an effective use of JIRA as the Admin for the Content team and including ad hoc support for team members to solve issues
    Analyzing Jira metrics with EazyBI and advising how optimally use Jira Reports and setting up Dashboards
    Training of team members to gain an understanding of regular Jira admin tasks

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

    5+ years of Agile coaching experience
    Experience with multiple scaled Agile frameworks
    Exceptional communication (both verbal and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills with a high degree of emotional intelligence
    Excellent skills in facilitation and coaching. You’ll have a natural talent for working with others and acting as a servant-leader
    Experience managing Agile teams in a remote working setup
    3+ years of admin experience with Atlassian products and add-ons (Jira, Confluence, EazyBI etc.)
    Scripting with Scriptrunner a bonus

The ideal candidate will:

    Be delivery focussed and hands-on in their coaching approach
    Be a leader of people and able to resolve conflicts as they arise
    Be self-driven and solution-oriented
    Have a positive and "can-do" attitude
    Be a high-energy person

What do we offer?

    An opportunity rich environment where you can really shape your own role
    To be part of a company that is growing very rapidly
    To work with a team that is dedicated to growing and helping others learn
    Unlimited holidays….just get the job done

About Labster

At Labster we are dedicated to empowering the next generation of scientists to change the world. Our mission is to develop fully interactive software that makes learning both fun, engaging and effective, and to make it accessible to as many science students as possible (see short trailer here). Since 2012, our simulations were played over 4,000,000 times and each semester more than 4,000 universities, high schools and other institutions around the globe are using them to enhance their teaching programs.

We govern ourselves by using a flat-hierarchy system called Holacracy that is focused on roles, collaboration and distributed leadership. We believe in flexible work hours and a good work-life balance, and while we love to achieve great things via concentrated work, it’s incredibly important for us to have happy and engaged team members.

Why You Should Join our Team:

If you are wondering if Labster is a good fit for you, watch this short video from one of our founders.

https://youtu.be/XCxYEWbo7hM

For more information on our company vision to empower the next generation of scientists to change the world, please see the links below:

BBC News: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/te...

Techcrunch: https://techcrunch.com/2020/08...

TED Talk: see our founder's TED talk here

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