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RedHat Senior Agile Practitioner in Massachusetts

Job summary

The Red Hat Products and Technologies (PnT) team is looking for an experienced Senior Agile Practitioner to join our OpenShift team. In this role, you will work closely with the best engineers in the open source community to create innovative technology for the next generation. You will focus on continuous improvement and operations for the OpenShift team. As a Senior Agile Practitioner, you will also serve as a coach and champion of agile principles in the organization to facilitate the transition to agile development. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

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Primary job responsibilities

  • Establish collaborative partnerships with team members and the organization to help them in their journey of adopting agile methodology

  • Serve as an agile practitioner for distributed teams as needed, with a focus on coaching the team on agile values and practices and encouraging them to continuously improve

  • Ensure new teams are supported through their formation

  • Establish and support a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised

  • Support and educate the product owner or product manager, especially with respect to maintaining the product backlog

  • Facilitate getting work done without resorting to coercion, assigning, or dictating of work

  • Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution

  • Develop metrics to measure and help improve team effectiveness, including dashboard reporting

  • Contribute to product roadmap planning, project scheduling, and release management

  • Introduce new ideas and processes to improve performance and productivity

  • Provide training for the team and program in an environment where agile concepts are new

  • Coach managers and leaders in agile and lean practices

  • Facilitate cross-team coordination through reaching out to the larger organization for impediment removal

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree or combination of relevant education and experience

  • 6+ years of experience with a demonstrated record of delivering software offerings to production using agile and lean methods

  • High proficiency in agile practices and the ability to clearly coach teams and programs at varying maturity levels

  • Data-driven analysis skills for measuring and managing delivery

  • Excellent facilitation skills with demonstrated ability to inspire change at all levels

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with Jira, Trello, or open source agile life cycle management tooling like Taiga

  • Comfortable operating in rapidly changing environments

  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), or equivalent certification

  • Experience working in and leading teams that use test-driven development (TDD) and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) is a plus

  • Knowledge of the Red Hat’s offerings, the Linux operating system, open source software development, and application container technology is a plus


About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care

  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan

  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents

  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave

  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note : These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

Posting Location : Location Remote US MA

Posting date 1 month ago (1/28/2021 8:11 AM)

Job ID 84055

Category Project Management