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Agile Coach



Canada · Remote
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024

Flipp is a pre-IPO company on a mission to help shoppers provide for their families by making life more affordable by leveraging technology. We work with the largest retailers and manufacturers in the world to help them transform their businesses and connect them with millions of shoppers through our next-generation digital shopping marketplace. Our award-winning Flipp app is used by millions of shoppers every week to make better purchase decisions and to save 20-40% off their bills.

With the recent increase in costs of living, Flipp’s mission has never been more relevant. Flipp’s Shopper Consideration Platform allows retailers and manufacturers to create digital experiences from their savings & deals content. These experiences help Shoppers decide what to buy and where to buy it. Flipp then connects those retailer and manufacturer experiences to millions of shoppers through Flipp’s owned and operated channels.

The Agile Team at Flipp is on a mission to create autonomous and empowered teams across Flipp to consistently and reliably deliver their goals with high-trust partnerships, by coaching and practicing agility.

The Agile Coach will join a collaborative team of Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters, reporting to an Agile Manager. The primary focus will be promoting and instilling Agile values, principles, frameworks, and methodologies within Product Engineering, elevating the organization's Agile maturity. This role involves building strong partnerships with Product Engineering leaders and engineering teams, serving as a trusted advisor. Additionally, the agile coach will play a pivotal role in enhancing software product development teams' capabilities to deliver consistently and reliably, fostering greater team engagement.

What you'll get the opportunity to do:

  • Coach Software Delivery Teams & Leaders
    • Apply Agile subject matter expertise to help product development teams consistently achieve their goals while fostering high-trust partnerships
    • Drive Agile adoption within product development teams, empowering them to truly embody Agile practices rather than just going through the motions
    • Coach and mentor teams on self-organization and cross-functionality to accelerate the delivery of valuable, high-quality products
    • Engage with multiple teams, product leaders, and engineering leaders, offering coaching, workshops, and training sessions on Agile principles and practices
    • Utilize data insights from tools (e.g. Jira, LinearB) to identify opportunities for teams to improve efficiency, predictability, and accuracy in delivery
    • Lead and facilitate events that contribute to scaled planning and execution of work, such as annual, quarterly, or product increment planning
    • Ensure engineering teams and the organization as a whole are up-to-date and proficient in Agile software development and delivery best practices by staying informed about the latest trends and innovations within the Agile community
  • Mentoring & Training
    • Lead the creation and delivery of presentations, workshops, and training materials on Agile frameworks, ceremonies, and techniques. (e.g. Backlog Management, User Story Writing, Estimation, Story Splitting, Story Mapping, Sprint Ceremonies, Scrum v's Kanban)
    • Mentor, train and knowledge-share with other Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters to grow their functional competencies

What you'll bring to the team:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience coaching software teams, engineering managers and product managers
  • Minimum of 2 years experience coaching senior leadership in engineering or product
  • Technically proficient administering and configuring Atlassian products
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related
  • One of the following below qualifications:
    • Certified Team Coach or ICAgile - Agile Coaching or equivalent
    • Team Kanban Practitioner or equivalent
    • Advanced Certified Scrum Master or Professional Scrum Master II or equivalent

Here’s how we work:

From working with top technologies to sending you to industry-leading conferences, we will make sure you have all that you need to expand your knowledge and grow your career. We have a trust-based culture where all team members are empowered to work in the way that’s best for them to thrive.

Our culture is at the centre of all that we do. We have been recognized through numerous accolades over the past three years including Best Workplaces in Canada, Deloitte 50 Best Managed, Best Workplaces in Canada for Women, Most Admired CEO and Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures.

Here’s how to apply:

If you’re interested in working with us on the future of shopping, fill out the fields below and submit your application. While experience and skill sets are valuable, growth potential and attitudes are equally important. If you’re prepared to grow dramatically with your team at a world-class learning organization, consider applying. We understand that the most creative solutions require diversity in thought and life experiences.

Flipp is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity, equity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Accommodations are available on request for all aspects of the selection process.