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Agile Coach

Primary Location

: Switzerland-Zurich-Zurich - ZH CHE, CLT

Job Type

: Standard


Agile Coach

6 months fixed term contract with possible extension

Location: Zürich


Summary of the open position


An Agile strategist, and partner; that is capable of rolling out Agile adoptions and transformations


Your experience:


·         You have program level experience with a deep understanding of Information Technology-led and product-led Agile efforts

·         You are able to structure and lead application level and portfolio activities

·         You provide leadership across programs, mentoring and coaching to teams, programs, portfolios and executives

·         You have Business Development experience; being able to drive strategic RFIs / RFPs and orals processes. 

·         You have deep passion about technology, and ability to drive complex transformations

·         You are experienced in  implementing Agile methodologies from the ground up; and from the top down able to interact comfortable across C-Level, program managers; and down to delivery teams.

·         You are able to coach multiple teams in the principles of Agile, the practices of Scrum & Kanban; and across different scaling Agile frameworks; including SAFe / DaD / LeSS / Pods

·         Supporting Scrum, Kanban and Agile projects

·         You also have Project Management experience; managing multiple features teams of technical and product resources

·         During your professional career you have worked in larger companies with distributed delivery models .


  • You have experience in customer facing roles
  • Strong persuasive communication & presentation skills to effectively interact with clients, including pre-sales and post-sales implementation
  • Consulting/Client Interface experience - must have external client/customer consulting experience.
  • Experience in creating and tailoring Agile processes based on customer need, keeping the processes always aligned to the Agile Manifesto.
  • Experience in training teams on Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, RAD and scaling frameworks)
  • Experience in conducting role-based Agile training including Scrum Masters, Product Owners,  Developer, Tester, Architects, Program Managers / PMO, and Executives
  • Experience transitioning a large programs to Agile without disrupting current projects and initiatives
  • Self-starter with Consultant mindset with ability of guiding our client
  • Competency in project estimation techniques and experience creating/reviewing SOW's
  • Leverage consulting opportunities to drive downstream revenues 



·         Certified SCRUM Master required


Preferred certifications:


·         Scrum Professional

·         SAFe certification

·         LeanKanban certification

·         Coach certification

·         Project Management certification

·         Bachelor of Science/Administration degree, advanced degree


Our typical recruitment process involves 3-4 phone/video interviews (technical and business related topics) and 2 face to face interviews in Zürich- we reimburse the cost of your travel. This process can be flexible based on the project needs.


Please visit our career site for more information on our company: http://cognizantcareers.eu/ch_en


Meet Oliver sharing his career journey at Cognizant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfnZBNrQwJ4


To apply please send your CV to Rania.Tissegouine@cognizant.com


Please note that we only accept job applications from EU or Swiss nationals, who are eligible to work in Switzerland.

About Cognizant

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Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centres worldwide and approximately 255,800 employees as of September 30, 2016, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

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