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Agile Coach

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 61265

Company: John Deere

Sponsoship in NOT available for this position.


There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: Agile Coach - 77383

Your Position:

Your Responsibilities

As an Agile Coach for End User Support, Mainframe, and Database Services located in Moline, Il, you will be a servant leader of scrum teams, responsible for teaching, coaching, and reinforcing the values and principles of agile.  In this role you will lead multiple scrum teams through an agile transformation focusing on improving team effectiveness.  You will focus on equipping teams with the tools to continuously improve and deliver value to customers and stakeholders with higher quality. 

  • Serve as an agent of change and as a leader that models and reinforces agile values and continuously build team capabilities.
  • Coach teams as they apply agile and lean thinking to the specific environments and impediments they face.
  • Helps teams adapt the agile practices to their situation and help them challenge and improve the existing environment.

Analyze metrics and coach teams to determine how they can continue to improve upon value delivery and recognize additional efficiencies as they mature.

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)

  • Understanding of Agile development process, methodology, and scaling
  • 2+ years of experience as an Agile Coach or Scrum Master
  • Experience & Proven ability to coach technical teams, upward coaching and developing others

Proactively identifying impediments and experience overcoming roadblocks (technical & business) at multiple levels of the organization

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)

  • Learning Agility / Innovative - desire and openness for continuous technical learning and identifying areas for application
  • Growth mindset - willingness to deal and thrive in uncertainty
  • Experience implementing Design Thinking methodology, mission model canvas, lean canvas, or business model canvas
  • Understanding of DevSecOps technical practices and associated toolchain
  • Understanding of the technologies & architecture of Infrastructure & Operations
  • 2+ years people leadership experience

Recognized Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Coach, Certified Agile Coach


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Technology/IT discipline or equivalent related work experience

What You'll Get
At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package. 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business.  John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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