NextEra Energy Agile Process Associate in Miami, Florida

Agile Process Associate

Date:Jan 16, 2019

Primary Location:Miami, FL, US, 33174

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 30982

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Position Specific Description The Agile Process Associate is a key contributor to the transparency, inspection, and adaption of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Kanban and Scrum methodologies. Someone with a strong foundation in problem solving, interpersonal communication, team building, and conflict resolution, is essential in this role. With a mentor, you would be supporting multiple agile teams across the organization and a patient and empathetic person will be successful in resolving a variety of challenges. You won’t be expected to know every answer but the right coachable positive attitude is a must.

This role will aid in facilitating the alignment of business value to team capabilities to create inspirational visions and achievable roadmaps with agility in mind. As teams progress and are realizing the vision, this role will ensure team members stay compliant with standards in a manner of educating not disciplining governance. While not necessarily responsible for training, you would need to recognize accidental vs intentional deviation from standards and guide teams to the help they need. The goal is to mature our innovative teams as well as evolve the enterprise standards.

This position is based in Miami with occasional (0 – 4 times a month) trips to other offices within Florida to collaborate with additional Agile Process Leads, coaches, and teams and assist with the agile transformation enterprise wide. A motivated and talented team awaits your enthusiasm, insight, and contribution.

Job Overview This job provides leadership and direction to an Agile team, serves as an expert in the Scrum process, and enforces Scrum rules and framework. Employees in this role organize and facilitate release and sprint planning sessions, daily stand-up meetings, sprint demos, retrospectives, story refining sessions, and related activities. Leaders in this job embrace and display servant leadership behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being Agile and facilitate the team becoming self-managing and high-performing.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Organizes and facilitates work planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, and sprint and release planning
  • Facilitates collaboration for both internal and external teams, resolving conflict, removing impediments, and reducing external dependencies
  • Coaches team members and stakeholders in preparation for Scrum ceremonies and events and in goal attainment
  • Coaches team in Agile sizing techniques, makes appropriate and realistic commitments, and works closely with Product Owners
  • Uses the Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) tool to prepare, communicate, and share team metrics and delivery results
  • Creates a product roadmap, coaches the writing of value-driven user stories, features, and epics, and maintains a well-refined backlog
  • Provides regular feedback to the Agile Transformation Team about new insights and lessons learned from team experiences
  • Embraces servant leadership and displays behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with being Agile
  • Keeps informed and educated about industry trends concerning Agile methodologies
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 0+ years Preferred Qualifications

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Information Technology Organization: Florida Power & Light Company Location: Miami, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: No

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