・Supports translation of group strategy into objectives and Work plans
・Monitor, Mentor, and lead teams to overcome roadblocks and challenges and to implement coordination
・Works on complex issues within the DevOps and Agile team to coach them to better understand and align to internal and external business issues and best practices Engage with your teams by holding frequent meetings and discussions to hold team members accountable for their responsibilities and to create dialogue about concerns
・Have significant latitude in judgment and approach regarding strategic and operational objectives within the DevOps and Agile team
・Be the main client contract for solution delivery
・Maintain growth in a fast-pace environment and to respond rapidly to frequently changing requirements
・Work to innovate new or existing solutions with the Microsoft Ecosystem while simultaneously coaching the team towards agility
Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:
You will have strong analytical skills and a strong business acumen. You have the desire to work in a fast-past environment in which you are using analysis technology to make continuous improvements to both new and existing solutions.
Your technical skills may include:
・Experience with using Scrum methodologies and the Microsoft Ecosystem Strong analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPivot
Your non-technical skills may include:
・Fluency in Japanese (Written & Spoken)
・Being comfortable with giving and receiving constructive criticism by raising concerns to help guide improvements
・Experience with and desire to learn about continuous improvements
・A deep understanding of coaching different group dynamics and of managing the communication between groups
・Clear and concise oral and written communication skills
・Good time management
・Strong business acumen
Preferred Education Background:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university (Information Technology preferred)
Preferred Years of Work Experience:
You likely have 5 years of experience in assessing team performance and at least 2 years of management experience
Scope of Work:
Nature of Work:
Creates and implements work plans for assigned projects, programs, and/or clients against established operational objectives; supports translation of group strategy into objectives and work plans.
Scope of Work:
Provides operational leadership for work efforts requiring significant coordination.
Complex problems that consistently span work domains, requiring considerable judgment of contextual factors.
Wide latitude in approach to work, including ability to reshape work plans, guided by professional best practices and domain expertise.
Work efforts have significant impact on near and medium-term Avanade and/or client operations. If client-facing, should contribute to client-relationship and sales outcomes.
Works independently, with occasional validation of work efforts against strategic and operational objectives. Significant latitude in judgment & approach.
Mentors and manages work efforts of more junior colleagues and team members as required by various workstreams; may formally supervise work of project teams. If managing team(s) of more junior employees full-time, then refer to the People & Business Leadership leveling criteria. Often serves as Career Advisor.
Applies advanced knowledge of learned occupation / discipline and strong business operational acumen.
Accountabilities & Metrics:
Relevant Additional Details:
Agile Coach career path in Japan:
Once hired for this position, as STEP1 your main role will be Scrum Master. Once all the required Avanade’s Agile Coach certifications are acquired, you will be able to move on to STEP2, which is the actual role of Agile Coach.