Human Resources Assistant
Jafferjee Brothers Exports (Pvt) Ltd
Why should you join wwt?
Fueled by creativity and ideation, world wide technology strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovationFrom our world class culture, to our generous benefits, to developing cutting edge technology solutions, wwt constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to workWe encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.
At a glance, wwt was founded in 1990 in stLouis, missouriWe employ over 7,000 individuals and closed nearly $13 billion in revenueWe have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee successWwt is proud to announce that it has been named on the fortune 100 best places to work for® list for the ninth consecutive year!
Want to work with highly motivated individuals that come together to form high performance teams? come join wwt today! we are looking for an agile coach in our virtual office.
Who we are
World wide technology (wwt) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions providerThrough our culture of innovation, we inspire, build and deliver business results, from idea to outcome.
Application services is a division of wwt, specializing in application development, mobile computing, systems and sensor integration, enterprise architecture, and tactical collaborationApplication services delivers solutions ranging from front-end mobile and desktop applications to government middleware integrating full-scale cloud infrastructures.
As an agile coach for application services' agile software delivery team, you will commit to helping software delivery teams deliver the right outcomes at the right time by educating and coaching teams and leaders to follow our delivery principles and customer interfaceIt is the agile coaching practice's primary responsibility to help teams understand our organization's standards and coach teams in continuous improvement.
The agile coach provides expert guidance and guardrails to teams and their leadership on how to deliver software most effectively in context with the goals of our organizationWe guide our teams to strive for customer delight through stable delivery of valueAgile coaches report to the agile coaching managers, and measure progress and success through team metrics, surveys, and feedback about our services.
What we value
Sharing your beliefs that are based on knowledge and experience and exercising the open-mindedness to loosely hold those beliefs in favor of experimentation and learning.
Exemplifying our organization's mandatory core values and job requirements in addition to the agile values and principles.
Catalyzing our organization's standards for team and project health by providing specific coaching services to teams and creating experiment-driven coach engagement plans that align team and coach to improvements.
Understanding, using, and managing your own emotions in positive ways to communicate effectively, overcome challenges, and defuse situations, with the ability to coach others to do so as well.
Cultivating trusting relationships, and coach others to do so by being vulnerable and accessible.
Demonstrating commitment to achieving agile coaching team goals by being willing to engage in healthy conflict as a team and holding each other accountable.
Celebrating the accomplishments of yourself and others, while maintaining the humility needed to stay grounded and always seek personal improvement.
Qualities you have
Servant leadership: motivated by the team's success and do not seek credit; you have a backbone and influence decisions without direct authority
Pragmatism: know when to make tradeoffs; principles are not binary rules
Growth mindset: open to trying things that you disagree with, and have the courage to give constructive feedback and the humility to receive it
Strategic mindset: understand the whole system, optimize for effectiveness over efficiency and help others to see the big picture
Integrity & resiliency: be consistent in your principles while being flexible enough to adapt to change, and honest about your mistakes so that we can all learn and improve
Strategize, plan, and facilitate effective team events (multi-day project kickoffs, trainings, planning, retrospectives, etc.)
Ensure the successful start-up of projects by collaborating with sales, customers and teams to plan and deliver effective project kickoffs
Coach individuals and teams in areas of professional development such as conflict dynamics, consulting skills, and emotional intelligence
Coach teams in scrum, kanban, xp & safe frameworks, discerning when modifications to a framework will better serve the goals of the project or health of the team
5+ years of experience and bachelor's degree or commensurate experience
Deep knowledge of agile and primary frameworks of scrum, kanban, xp and safe
Deep knowledge of the agile software development and delivery life cycle including product ownership, workflow management, lean, and overall systems thinking
Ability to strategize, plan and facilitate effective team events (multi-day project kickoffs, trainings, planning, retrospectives, etc.)
Ability to create meaningful forecasts based upon metrics and coach to the value of metrics as a positive aspect of measuring continuous improvement and team progress towards goals
Ability to give and receive feedbackA central part of living our core values is our environment of safe, timely, and direct feedbackWe require and coach our employees on how to provide constructive and critical feedback to their peers, reports, and leadershipThis can take on many forms; written, verbal, in a group setting, and one on one, and can involve topics ranging from job performance and leadership effectiveness to root cause analysis, communication, and integrityWhile not always comfortable, we see the ability to give and receive feedback in a safe environment as a job requirement common across all practices and roles, and a vital aspect of our culture and continuous improvement.
Possesses a high level of integrityActs ethically and is above reproachBuilds trust through their honesty, reliability, and authenticityPossesses a strong concern for the needs of his/her colleaguesTakes tough principled stands even if they are unpopularMeets commitments and keeps promises.
Demonstrates self-controlManages his/her impulsive feelings and distressing emotions and operates without any personal agendaStays composed, positive and unflappable even in trying momentsThinks clearly and stays composed and focused under pressure.
Must be flexibleSmoothly handles multiple demands, shifting priorities and rapid changeIs able to work collaboratively to get things doneProactively seeks the advice and suggestions of peers, subordinates, and superiorsAdapts strategies and tactics to fit fluid circumstancesIs flexible in how he/she sees events.
Is optimisticDemonstrates a positive mental attitudePersists in seeking goals despite obstacles and setbacksOperates from a hope of success rather than a fear of failureSees setbacks as due to manageable circumstances rather than a personal flaw.
Continuously develops othersCommitted to the continuous process of education and development of self and colleaguesAcknowledges people's strengths and accomplishmentsOffers useful feedback and helps to identify others' needs for future growth and improvementMentors and gives timely coaching that fosters an individual's skills.
Able to intuitively understand the way people think and workUnderstands the forces that shape views and actions of clients, customers, or competitorsAccurately reads an organizational and external reality.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion is more than a commitment at wwt - it is the foundation of what we doThrough diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a great place to work for allWe believe inclusion includes uBe who u are at wwt!