Agile Coach

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Agile Coach

  • Prague, Czechia
  • Remote, Greece
  • Remote, Ireland
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Remote, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

You are an energetic Agilist, offering people new perspectives, possibilities, and insight from prior experiences & current situations. You nurture agile teams and champion a culture that embraces true teamwork and continuous learning for long-term success.

You embrace  the challenge of developing engaging content, workshops, and training as well as mentoring and coaching. You support, encourage, and share knowledge and tools that people need to be successful in a dynamic environment. You keep an eye on the ideal future, while understanding that the journey can only continue by uncovering the next steps together.

Unafraid to try new ideas and techniques, you enjoy developing formats to address the situations at hand. You are known for listening, asking insightful questions, and embodying the agile mindset; while also not afraid to take a stand for important principles. Rather than solving problems yourself, you guide others to arrive at the answer on their own. You are comfortable communicating with team members as well as senior leaders and are recognized as a subject matter expert.

What’s in it for you:

Work in an environment that is collaborative, inclusive, and full of people passionate about making an impact on business outcomes. At Citrix, the TPM Job family offers a variety of growth paths, ranging from traditional program management roles to Scrum Masters, Coaches, and Release Train Engineers. In addition to development and growth opportunities within the TPM function, our TPMs are well positioned to explore career opportunities across Citrix down the road.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Coach and train teams & managers on lean-agile principles & practices and related concepts using collaborative and engaging techniques, online and in person 

  • Prepare any necessary training & workshop materials  

  • Facilitate workshops, sessions, and retrospectives  

  • Train others on improving their facilitation skills  

  • Promote and be involved in the Citrix agile community by participating in and leading communities of practice, working groups, volunteering for internal talks, etc.    

  • Mentor & coach current Scrum Masters so they can succeed in their role 

  • Guide teams and management on instilling a continuous improvement mindset  

  • Be able to articulate the “why” behind lean-agile principles and ways of working, as well as key shifts that must be made to succeed in a dynamic world 

  • Share and pair up with other Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches on ideas, workshops, wins and challenges, so everyone learns from each other  

  • Help people identify, visualize, and communicate impediments to success so issues are understood and addressed  

  • Support and educate teams in implementing/improving Agile development and engineering approaches such as pairing, mobbing, TDD, etc.  

  • Help foster and maintain an inclusive, trusting, and safe environment where diverse opinions are welcomed 

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree is a plus. 

  • Deep experience in an Information Technology environment 

  • Probably have several years of experience with a variety of Agile frameworks   

  • Several years in an enterprise setting coaching teams, Scrum Masters, and managers in a variety of situations 

  • Experience facilitating events with geographically distributed teams and using a variety of techniques and collaboration tools 

  • Hands on experience as a Scrum Master and/or PO, preferably both  

  • Knowledge of key components of a high performing team and experienced in techniques to increase team cohesion, collaboration, and teamwork  

  • A deep understanding of the difference between coaching, training, and mentoring   

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability and confidence to effectively facilitate large groups and present to large audiences. 

  • Nice to have knowledge or experience of scaling techniques and patterns

  • Coaching certification from a recognized coaching organization a plus 

  • Jira experience is helpful  

Citrix offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package.

Functional Area:

Technical Program Management


What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html

Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at ASKHR@citrix.com for assistance.

At this time, we are requiring personnel entering a Citrix office, traveling for business or attending a Citrix event to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you choose to remain unvaccinated based on a specific medical need or a sincerely held religious belief and need to access our offices, Citrix will work with you to provide you with reasonable accommodation where possible. Learn more about our COVID-19 policies.

By applying, you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

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