Agile Coach and Trainer

Ref#: 14619

Function: Engineering

Location: India, Bangalore

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ENABLING THE DIGITAL WORLD

OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world.

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.


The Opportunity: 
OpenText is seeking an Agile Coach & Trainer for the Engineering department. The role of Agile Coach & Trainer is dedicated to training, coaching and mentoring the engineering organization (software development) in its adoption and implementation of agile development methods. These are based on industry standard Scrum, XP, Kanban and Lean principles. The goal is to improve quality, eliminate waste, deliver high customer value and spread a culture of accountability and continuous improvement.
This position is located at the Bangalore, India office.


You are great at: 
  • Delivering classroom training to educate members of the global product development and product management organization on agile development theory and practices 
  • Utilization of different coaching techniques (i.e. Facilitation, Conflict Resolution Navigation, Problem Solving …) to work with teams and individuals to improve their outcomes using agile principles and practices
  • Assisting with creation and improvement of agile program material. This include: course materials, recorded tutorials, wiki of best practices and resources, process documents, etc.
  • Participating in development of future program strategy to drive improvements in product development projects across Engineering


What it takes:

  • 5+ years experience in using or teaching Agile Methodologies (e.g. Scrum, XP) 
  • 3+ years experience in a teaching/coaching or equivalent leadership role
  • 5+ years experience in Software Development environment working with different roles and functions.
  • excellent presentation, writing and verbal skills for communicating complex information clearly.
  • excellent interpersonal and social skills for building relationships across many different cultures and dealing with many different roles and levels within a large organization.
  • able to use experience and knowledge to provide practical and effective advice and guidance for dealing with a wide range of situations and challenges.
  • Computer Science Degree or 5-7 years in a technical environment. 
  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Certifications Scrum Professional+, involved in Scrum/Agile Alliance.
  • Experienced with Windows and Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Experience with Agile project management tools (JIRA Agile) is an asset.

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com

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