Agile Coach Director


Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/11/2021
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  • Company Address: 401 Broadway Floor 25, New York, NY, 10013

About Artsy

Artsy is used by art lovers and collectors to discover, learn about, and buy art. Our growing database of 1,000,000+ works of art and design by 100,000+ artists spans historical, modern, and contemporary works, and includes the largest online selection of contemporary art.

Artsy provides buyers with access to top works from the world’s leading galleries, museums, art fairs, and auctions, all in one place.

Job Description

As the first Agile Coach Director at Artsy, you’ll report directly to the EVP of Product & Engineering and partner closely with the Product, Data, Design and Engineering leadership team. This is a unique opportunity to help define and experiment with how we want to build a high performing organization and build an outstanding team of agile coaches.
At Artsy, we are a collaborative and supportive tech team. We strive to create an environment where each elevates the work of the other. As aAgile Coach Director, you will help unblock and empower teams and leaders across the organization to make strong, fast, effective decisions in order to deliver the best possible results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach product teams to deliver value effectively, and increase self organization.
  • Coach individuals, including senior leaders, to increase delivery skills, organizational alignment and employee engagement.
  • Drive organizational-wide improvements with product, design, data, and engineering teams.
  • Contribute to building a culture of effective, empathetic feedback and continuous improvement.
  • Design and facilitate workshops with teams and their stakeholders.
  • Build a nimble but highly efficient team of agile coaches.
  • Subject to occasional travel to collaborate with our global offices subject to Covid limitations

Candidate Qualifications:

  • You have a proven track record of coaching teams to reach a high-performing state.
  • You have experience hiring and managing agile coaches.
  • You are fluent with group dynamics, coaching, and are able to help teams foster a safe environment.
  • You have extended experience in applying various agile approaches, including: Kanban, Lean UX, Scrum, and agile product development.
  • You are a strong communicator and collaborator, understand the value in regular feedback; and can help resolve frictions.
  • You have experience working in a fast paced work environment, high growth and can navigate through ambiguous or uncertain situations with ease.
  • You constantly seek out areas for improvement, learning opportunities;know when and how to tackle areas of friction or roadblocks.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.