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Agile Coach

Luxembourg - IT

Our different IT teams take care of various aspects around the analysis of the large volume of data that we constantly process - to provide our customers with the best solution to fulfill their needs. We crawl, process, analyze, enrich and search public data (speech, video, and text) with the help of modern Machine Learning technology, store the results in a manner structured for efficient use by our applications, and visualize it in the Talkwalker solution which our clients use to answer their questions.

Talkwalker is a leading social listening & analytics company with over 2,000 clients globally. Through our AI-powered analytics platform, we gather data from the conversations that happen around brands - online, in the media, and within companies themselves - to uncover, understand, and action consumer insights. We are extremely international, with headquarters in Luxembourg and offices in New York City, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris, Singapore, and Tokyo.

We are looking for an experienced Agile Coach to help transition our business from its existing work practices to infusing a real agile understanding from the top-down. 

You will coach, mentor, and guide our people to figure out the best solutions for their specific department challenges. You will analyze the organization's existing infrastructure and implement improvements to help streamline processes and create efficiencies. Ultimately, you will play a key role in the long-term strategy across the entire organization, helping our teams to deliver better products in a faster, more efficient manner

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with project teams to analyze current systems and processes and design a strategy for the adoption of agile best practices
  • Guide teams to help them stay on track with agile techniques, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the overall strategy is being met 
  • Lead agile workshops for both development and functional teams, as well as key stakeholders
  • Promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement, setting goals and milestones and being accountable for them
  • Drive cultural change by championing an agile mindset and ensure the organization is at the forefront of industry best practices
  • Facilitate learning and development through individual and team coaching
  • Coach senior management in agile practices to ensure adoption of best practices from top-down
  • Effectively communicate agile principles, Scrum practices, and overall operating model across the organization
  • Champion the use of metrics and other objective measures across teams
  • Undertake daily follow-ups with individual team members to ensure projects are on track and goals are being met
  • Keep an objective perspective on issues and troubleshoots by applying agile principles
  • Hold stand-up meetings with cross-functional teams to review project status
  • Support teams in determining the resource allocation to maintain agile practices and ensure smooth project delivery"
  • Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as an Agile Coach 
  • Experience in Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)
  • Can showcase examples of implementing agile techniques in different cultures and environments
  • Experience running agile projects of varying size and complexity
  • Strong leader, educator, and coach
  • An excellent communicator and motivator
  • University degree from Information Technology/Computer Science is considered as an asset
  • Scrum Coach/Scrum Master Certification is considered as an advantage
  • What we offer:

  • The outstanding development team and great company atmosphere where you can personally grow
  • Monthly developer talks
  • Yearly paid attendance to a conference of your choice related to your work. (e.g. Elasticon in San Francisco)
  • Competitive salary package, flexible hours
  • Additional benefits: free drinks, meal vouchers, weekly company lunches/drinks, monthly events (laser game, ice skating, ...)
  • Optional health insurance
  • 1 Volunteering Day per year
  • About us:
     
    Talkwalker was named a Leader among the top 10 social listening platforms in The Forrester Wave™: Social Listening Platforms, Q4 2020. This recognition validates everything that we are striving for – happy customers, a powerful and easy-to-use product, groundbreaking AI technology (from visual recognition to Conversation Clusters), and an abundance of clean and accurate social data.

    Our colleagues come from 50+ different countries around the world, with a total headcount of over 600 employees. Being a rapidly-growing organization, our goal is to be 700+ employees by the end of 2022. 
     
    For more information, please visit our website, or our social media accounts.