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Agile Team Coach

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Whole Foods Austin , TX 78719

Posted 3 months ago

The Financial Systems Development Team members develop, maintain, and support multiple systems that enable Whole Foods Market Inc. to forecast and keep track of financial performance on a daily basis.

We are looking for a coach to join our team. Our new team member will work in a positive, supportive team manner with our team members to help design technical solutions for business needs.


  • Guide the development and the support teams in the use and adaptation of Agile practices for delivering better software faster

  • Evaluate and implement right tools and processes to enable Agile practices across development teams

  • Be responsible for the adoption and practice of agile methods - coach teams on practicing core Agile principles such as collaboration, transparency and delivering business value

  • Use retrospectives and agreements with teams to constantly improve performance and responsiveness

  • Work closely with Product Owners and Project Management teams to ensure that story done and release done parameters are understood

  • Facilitate the team in estimation of product backlog items using story point and feature points

  • Measure and publish team metrics with a view to continuous improvement

  • Track, resolve and escalate impediments

  • Facilitate conversations, process changes, and technical solutions using facilitation tools and techniques

  • Understand the various products we support and be willing to play roles other than coach as necessary

  • Encourage collaboration between the Support and Development Teams

  • Contribute to process alignment across the organization

  • Understand training needs for teams and members of teams


  • 5+ years of software development lifecycle experience

  • 3+ years as Scrum Master/coach supporting multiple development support teams

  • Ability to interact directly, and maintain trusted relationships with business users and other technology teams

  • Experience playing a proactive role in process development across multiple teams to help drive the definition and enhancement of Agile project management

  • Experience creating and executing on communication plans for projects

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor team members in Agile principles and serve as an Agile proponent throughout organization

  • Ability to work in a decentralized IT environment and embrace the ambiguity that sometimes accompanies this model

  • Technical aptitude

  • Strong facilitation skills

  • Preference will be given to candidates that have experience coaching delivery teams that work with enterprise scale business systems applications

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

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