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Dojo Coach

Location: Houstonia
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.The Sr. Agile Coach (aka Dojo Coach) is responsible for the education and adoption of Lean-Agile and product practices and mindset with Product Teams (includes PO, SM and Engineers) during engagements with the Dojo. The Dojo Coach will evaluate a Product Teams operational health (e. g. team dynamics, Agile delivery, product awareness) to identify opportunity for improvements, and help these teams mature their practices and more effectively embrace an Agile and product mindset. This role will be accountable for partnering with the Enterprise Coach to develop a Dojo coaching plan for Product Teams entering the Dojo to achieve the educational goal for the team while in the Dojo. This role will also be accountable for partnering with the Embedded Portfolio Coach to ensure a seamless integrated learning experience for Agile, product and technology practices and values for the Edward Jones Product Teams. What you will do: Help expand and iterate on the enterprise strategy for the Dojo including vision, mission, value proposition, KPIs, and operating model. For each team engagement, formally create and execute against a Dojo coaching plan and communicate to Product Team and the team's leader chain (up to director). Ensure Product Teams can demonstrate their learning based on the educational goals by the end of the Dojo challenge. Formally communicate the outcomes (positive and negative) of the Dojo challenge and key coaching observations with the Product Team and the team's leader chain (up to GP). Ensure all Product Teams have a positive learning experience in the Dojo (achieve a Net Promoter Score of 40+). The Dojo Coach will be an advocate and educator for Agile and product principles and related methodologies and practices within the Dojo. As such, these individuals will need to be involved with internal and external Agile networks to stay current on best practices and strategies related to this way of working. Partnership and learning are cornerstones of the Agile mindset, thus the Dojo Coach will need to actively participate in thought leadership within these Agile communities and seek out opportunities to continuously improve their own skills in order to better support the Product Teams. Participate in internal Community of Practices and foster internal relationships across the enterprise. Participate in external professional organizations relevant to this role. Attend and/or present at conferences, trade shows, or industry events. Key Responsibilities: Provide strategic consulting and support for teams, business owners and leaders. Ensure program goals, business direction, and technical direction support the firm vision and strategy Work closely with other Agile Coaches to ensure alignment of messaging and methodology used across the firm Work closely with Agile teams, Release Train Engineers, Scrum Masters, Product Delivery Managers and Product Owners to determine strengths and weaknesses and set action plans for continuous and relentless improvement Be an ambassador for the Agile mindset and a catalyst for change in the organization Participate in Coaches' working groups or Centers of Excellence to develop and build strategies for transformation (i.e. Scaling Agile, Advancing team maturity, etc.) Coach and offer guidance to other Agile Coaches Apply and encourage Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose and a pragmatic approach Contribute to internal web and email content to update the Firm on current and upcoming Agile initiatives Work with other Agile Coaches to develop and implement programs and plans that will assist with continuing the success of the Agile Transformation Requirements Agile certifications (Scrum Master, IC-Agile, SAFe/Scaling, Product Owner, Coaching, etc.) 5+ years Agile coaching experience Lean, Kanban, Continuous Improvement, Process experience/certifications DevOps experience (build automation, test automation, test driven development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD), Infrastructure as code, etc.) Active engagement in external Agile and product communities with a network of professional contacts outside of the organization At least one of the following: Technical/development experience (java, OOP, coding, scripting, infrastructure development, application development) Design, UX experience Experience in product ownership/management 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For By Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list. From FORTUNE 2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study. Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit for more information.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:Salary: $106916 - $182047Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Columbia , Dojo Coach, Other , Houstonia, Missouri

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