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Humana Lead Agile Coach in Boston, Massachusetts


Here is your chance to shape how a Fortune 50 company truly transforms through embracing more agile ways of working. In this role, you will serve as a Lead Agile Coach who is part of a nimble team that provides education, mentoring, establishes standards, and governance. This role will work within the Agile Enablement Office as well as partner with the embedded teams to ensure we are providing all of the elements necessary for our transformation to be successful.


The Lead Agile Coach work includes creating tools and resources that will demonstrate how leaders and associates will apply Agile methodologies in their day-to-day work across the enterprise. The job will leverage feedback loops to ensure they are providing guides that push beyond theory to truly help the organization speed their transformation, as well as organize and lead in the removal of enterprise level impediments to transformation.

Overall the role promotes a culture of innovation by implementing Agile processes and principles which include techniques to increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and velocity. As needed, advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, works under minimal supervision, uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in agile coaching/mentoring role, change management experience

  • Agile industry certifications

  • Deep understanding of agile development processes and methodology

  • Experience implementing Agile in different cultures and environments

  • Experience with Lean and implementing a Kaizen mindset

  • Team-oriented, passionate about developing others' skills and capabilities

  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with a wide variety of teams and leaders

  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors' Degree in Business, Technology or a related field

  • Knowledge of agile work management tools

  • Ability to work well with people with varying technical and business abilities

  • Ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms

Additional Information

Will report to Associate VP, Product Management, IT HCS - Healthcare Services Management

Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Work-At-Home Requirements

  • WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

  • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

  • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

  • A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information

Scheduled Weekly Hours