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Agile Coach (Hybrid)

Agile Coach (Hybrid)

  • Central Location, Orlando, Florida, United States, 32821
  • IT - General
  • Full Time
  • Travel + Leisure Co.

Put the World on Vacation

At Travel + Leisure Co. our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. We turn vacation inspiration into exceptional travel experiences through nearly 20 of the world’s leading travel brands under Wyndham Destinations, Panorama, and Travel + Leisure Co. Together we’re shaping the future of the travel industry by creating new possibilities for vacationers. That’s part of what makes our work fun and interesting. Every day is a chance to learn something new and influence the global business. 

Supporting the organization to deliver best-in-class software and the highest business value as fast as possible, the Agile Coach will assist multiple teams to adapt and implement Agile principles and practices effectively. You will empower Travel + Leisure Co. Network delivery teams to collaborate and make effective decisions, driving adaptive planning practices, innovative development, early delivery and continuous improvement. You will also champion teams to respond to changing stakeholder needs and assist the teams to adjust priorities as needed.

As an Agile coach you will focus your efforts on the following key activities:
Teaching

  • Educate teams, leaders and business partners about Agile values, principles, process and tools
  • Create and maintain training content
  • Schedule & facilitate workshops including delivery team onboarding & re-set sessions etc.
  • Conduct post training evaluation to drive continuous improvement
  • Track and report on all knowledge and capability development activities
  • Actively support ongoing knowledge capability efforts such as online forums, content management activities and communities of practice

Mentoring

  • Support the professional development of team members and other expert roles such as scrum master, product owner and leaders by walking them through how to put agile principles and practices into place based on your prior experience and extensive knowledge of effective approaches


Facilitation and Coaching to Drive High Value Results and Continuous Improvement

  • Empower teams to discover issues and opportunities to deliver improved customer value
  • Guide individuals and teams to discover answers and alternative solutions/approaches to continuously deliver software solutions
  • Coach teams and other roles to create and prioritize their product backlog, user stories, size stories and duration of releases

Customer and Continuous Improvement Advocate

  • Champion the voice of the customer and the feedback loop , continuously provide an organizational voice urging and driving continuous improvement and cultural change
  • Customer relationships: Advise and collaborate with business and IT leadership
  • Thought leadership: collect and disseminate organizational and industry good practices and lessons learned. Advocate for Agile approaches to getting work done and delivering business results.


Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Using Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean or a related agile discipline/practice
  • Focus on working with end users to deliver business value early
  • Iterative and incremental delivery
  • Emergent design and architecture
  • Automated unit, integration, and acceptance testing
  • Continuous integration, continuous build and automated deployment
  • Coach and facilitate others to adapt agile practices
  • Facilitation and training design experience
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience
  • 2+ years of relevant experience or at least 1 year of experience as an Agile Coach with group training experience preferred
  • 2 years of Scrum Master experience or equivalent
  • Experience with processes and tools that support Agile practices
  • Facilitation skills in leading planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives
  • Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile Certifications (CSM, CSC, etc.)
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Hospitability experience
  • Participation in industry Agile communities

Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.

A Place for Everyone

Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co., including how we treat each member of our growing community. Here, you’ll find a team that’s inclusive, values diversity, and is built on a foundational respect for people from all over the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to mycareer@wyn.com, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

Job Requisition: R-44616

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