Rimini Street, Inc

  • Agile Coach

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-4322
  • Job Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The Company was founded to disrupt and redefine the enterprise software support market by developing innovative new products and services, providing ultra-responsive service and delivering outstanding value to clients.

     

    We actively seek an Enterprise Agile Coach.  This is a remote position can be based anywhere in the US or one of our global Theaters in EMEA or APAC.

     

    Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment.

     

    Position Summary

     

    Rimini Street is seeking an Enterprise Agile Coach with a proven track record of success.  The candidate will have extensive experience coaching and mentoring agile execution, working with all roles. The right candidate will be able to coach Scrum Masters, Agile Product Owners, Development Team members, and executives to leverage agile principles, practices, and frameworks. This individual may also coach agile program teams as needed. Will have experience coaching and mentoring agile to distributed teams. Will serve as a subject matter expert on scaling agile development, including the use of scaling frameworks; primarily the Scaled Agile framework. (SAFe - knowledge of other frame works is desirable.)  Embraces servant leadership and displays behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being agile.

     

    The right candidate will be a self-starter, experienced working remote, and willing to travel as needed.   Able to work efficiently in a fast pace environment, both individually, and in a group settings.

     

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Help teams create an environment that fosters transparency, learning, innovation, quality and speed
    • Help teams assess the overall health of their Agile practices and culture to identify opportunities to improve and provide coaching to improve 
    • Help teams understand and implement effective metrics on things that impact value driven delivery
    • Build, deliver and improve customized Agile training
    • Work with non-development teams to help drive agile transformation in those teams
    • Partner with other Agile coaches across the organization
    • Train and coach new development teams, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Managers in Agile values, principles, practices and the Scrum framework and Kanban principles
    • Responsible for the growth of new and existing Scrum Masters
    • Help identify organizational impediments to successful Agile transformation and work with the leadership team to create effective strategies to overcome them
    • Organizes workshops that help promote Agile maturity across the organization
    • Coach teams and the organization to achieve self-organization team accountability 
    • Coach teams and the organization on how to identify and burn down technical debt 
    • Coach teams and the organization on how to bring disclosure and transparency to the business and grows business trust
    • Develops and maintains stakeholder relationships supporting agile product development
    • Remains informed about industry trends and best practices concerning Agile methodologies
    • Demonstrates participation in the Agile Community
    • A positive, collaborative attitude, with a desire to coach and mentor others via hands-on, apprenticeship model
    • Advances best practices for scaling agile frameworks

    Qualifications/Skills/Experience

    Education

    • BS/BA degree required or equivalent experience

     Location

    • Remote, US
    • Remote, EMEA - UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Israel
    • Remote, APAC:  Australia, New Zealand, Japan, S. Korea, Tailand, Singapore
    • This position is 100% Remote; some travel will be required

     Experience  

    • 5+ years prior experience as an Agile coach role helping teams efficiently deliver software
    • 5+ years of experience in a software development environment preferably involving cross-team dependencies
    • Experience creating and delivering Agile training
    • Experience working with Agile teams
    • Experience with 1 or more scaled Agile frameworks (SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Nexus)

    Required Qualifications

    • Certified Enterprise Coach, or equivalent
    • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
    • Certified Scrum Master

    Desired Qualifications

    • Scaled Agile Framework Consultant (SPC4), other scaled frameworks will be considered
    • Certified Scrum Product Owner
    • Addition Coaching Training / Certifications

    Note: Agile Certifications from Scrum Alliance, PMI, SAFe, or other Agile organizations will be considered

       

    Skills  

    • Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle and methodologies
    • Demonstrates the Agile mindset and working knowledge of agile techniques including Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, and Extreme Programming
    • Demonstrates knowledge of agile scaling patterns and frameworks
    • Experience with Agile training development and delivery
    • Strong collaboration, facilitation and conflict management
    • Experience with Agile Engineering Practices including Continuous Integration, AgileTest Driven Development, Pair Work, Automated Testing, Evolutionary Design. Understanding of code refactoring, simple design principles, and other eXtreme Programming (XP) practices 
    • Familiarity with the concept of Technical Debt
    • Atlassian tools – JIRA, Confluence

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    Company Description

    Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,330 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.

     

    The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.

     

    Be Treated Like the Best

    • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
    • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
    • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
    • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
    • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills

     

    Accelerating Company Growth

    • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI
    • Over 1,450 active clients, including 85 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
    • 47 consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth
    • 2017 Q3 revenue results of $53.6 million, a quarterly increase of 32% year over year

     

    Recent Industry Recognition

    • Listed as a 2017 Top Workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group
    • Named an Inc. 5000 company for the seventh consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%
    • Honored with 11 Stevie Awards in 2017, including 5 awards for delivering excellence in customer service
    • Received 7 Golden Bridge awards including Technology Company of the Year

     

     

    To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com

     

    Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

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