Agile Program Manager

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference. Since 1853, we’ve been passionate about innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values. We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to progress, authenticity and collaboration. The Agile Program Manager defines the process for accelerated domain deployment and working side by side the domain squads to inject agile practices. This role injects best practices (e.g., by running daily agile ceremonies) and influences and supports team to maintain a very rapid execution pace. About the Job• Develop domain squad strategy and operating model• Establish the domain squad strategy – i.e., establish the activities, deliverables, tools, and roles and responsibilities required at each step of the process* • Establish the processes / ceremonies and associated materials domain squads will use* • Must use techniques that increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and promote a culture of experimentation. Must embody the agile principles and lead by example • Refine the strategy after the first few squads have been deployed to ensure sustainability of the agile methods and offer strategies for improvement • Domain squad facilitation• Train teams on agile practices* • Organize daily agile ceremonies, e.g., daily stand up* • Steer teams back on track if they veer away from agile principles • Cross-squad agreement and issue remediation• Monitor for misunderstanding or issues across squads* • Partner closely with teams to address challenges and escalate where necessary About You• Bachelor of Engineering/Science/Technology degree preferably in Computer Science or other Engineering discipline or equivalent • • Agile/Scrum Master/Coach certification required • PMP/Agile Product Manager certification a plus • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience leading agile teams, following Agile/Scrum methodologies • Prior experience coaching teams in Agile adoption or as a Scrum Master at large organizations or Fortune 500 companies • Have related programming/delivery experience in Business Intelligence/Data/Analytics projects • Knowledge and demonstrable experience with Agile concepts • Have facilitation skills in conflict resolution, meeting facilitation, group dynamics and personality styles – can demonstrate new ways of making existing meetings and events more useful by using their experience helping teams in similar situations • You are approachable, relates well to others, engages people and helps them understand change, provides and looks for feedback, articulates clearly, and actively listens • Achieve results through teamwork – Is open to diverse ideas, works inclusively and collaboratively, holds self and others accountable, involves others to accomplish personal and team goals • Lead through positive influence – expresses character; builds partnerships; models a conscious balance between work and personal life; takes responsibility for own development; role models leadership qualities such as motivation, inspiration, passion and trust • Coach and develop others – develops and cares about associates, builds teams, helps people be their best, values and manages diversity, provides candid and constructive feedback • Lead change and challenges the status quo, embraces technology, puts forward creative ideas, advocates and implements process improvements, gathers the ideas of others, shows good judgment about which ideas will work • Execute with excellence – is action-oriented, drives for results, sets clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, solves problems, can be counted on to meet goals We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot: • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save. • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations • Product discount of 40% off regluar-price merchandise The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­ LOCATION1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111FULL TIME/PART TIMEFull time