Agile Product Coach

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Jan 15, 2022
Closes
Feb 11, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About Us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company, and one of America's leading retailers.

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. Target Tech is the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target's passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world's best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies-and the brightest people-to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Tech is on a mission to offer the systems, tools, and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile, and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely, and reliably from the inside out.

The coaching team exists to make Target more effective, efficient, and joyful by partnering with teams and leaders to educate, connect, and coach the enterprise as One Team. We commit to making everyone who engages with us measurably better.

As part of the Ryse coaching team, you will coach, facilitate, train, and mentor a variety of individuals, leaders, and teams in ongoing improvement. You will also work with our clients to help define, deliver, and learn from immersive events of varying duration. Sometimes this will be a single scrum team improving how they define and deliver software, or maybe you'll engage with a multi-team product group working on a customer experience or operational opportunity. One week you may facilitate a group of leaders to alignment, and the next week you'll direct a workshop that inspires people to new ways of thinking and working. We work across diverse roles, lines of business, and at all levels of the organization, including, at times, several levels upward. You will help improve coaching services and practices as part of a team, a network, and a movement towards overall Target Agility. Ultimately, your work will make Target a more joyful place for our guests, team members, communities, and shareholders - and we can't wait to have you join us!

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

You have demonstrated excellence in two or more of the following areas: Agile, Scrum, product management, coaching, design thinking, user experience, product design, team building, Lean, customer experience, training, facilitation, communication, and/or leadership development. You're an empathetic listener, a confident communicator, and a humble and ever-curious learner. You enjoy developing trusting relationships, thought partnerships, and customer solutions through co-created experiential learning. You would have a diverse and ever-expanding toolkit of methods to help groups reach a shared understanding. Tools and processes favored by Ryse Coaches and our customers, you would bring experience, include story mapping, product and team chartering, forming working agreements, visualizing work, product definition/discovery, wicked problem solving, appreciative inquiry, innovation games, and other creative approaches you might offer. We welcome a diverse range of professional and educational backgrounds.
  • 4 year degree in or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of Agile and/or Product experience (a variety of frameworks preferred)
  • Strong verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills
  • Active engagement in external Agile and Product communities with a network of professional contacts outside of the organization
  • 1 or more Agile certifications (Scrum Master, SAFe/Scaling, Product Owner, Coaching, etc.) preferred
  • Design, UX, and/or DevOps experience (build automation, test automation, test driven development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Development (CD), Infrastructure as code, etc.) considered a bonus


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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