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Agile Coach

Permanent employee, Full-time · Graz, Am Eisernen Tor 3 / 2

About us
Welcome to Blackshark.ai. We believe in creating value by providing powerful insights.

Blackshark.ai is creating a digital twin of planet earth powered by satellite data & artificial intelligence.

We are a team of 50+ data scientists, geospatial engineers, 3D rendering programmers and developers based in San Francisco, Seattle, US, and Graz, Austria, Europe's computer vision hub.

Our revolutionary platform is using Machine Learning to extract information from the surface of our planet by using satellite imagery and other relevant data. A patented reconstruction technology allows streaming and rendering of detected 3D features in unmatched visual quality containing material properties and other semantic features.

We have a culture being focused on individuals and their individual goals in order to create something bigger than ourselves.

Come and join Blackshark.ai and help us create the ultimate vision of a digital Planet Earth.
Your mission
We are looking for an experienced Agile Coach to coach and mentor our agile teams. You should have a passion for agile product development and ensure effective outcomes for our organization in creating a digital twin of planet earth. As a trusted advisor, you will coach people in the organization in all areas to improve the value and flow continuously. We expect you to listen to understand and not to answer - to be tough on the problem but kind to the people - to support those who want support and very important to inspire others in order to make a change, never use a force. Does it sound like a good fit for your vision and values too? 

In particular, you will:

  • Help to continuously improve the ways of working, enabling teams to focus on what matters and deliver
  • Coach individuals, teams and groups and conduct workshops & training to educate about agile values and methodologies
  • Help to increase collaboration, predictability and transparency 
  • Foster a culture that empowers self-organizing teams
  • Act as an ambassador and role model for the Blackshark values
Your profile
  • Proven experience as an Agile Coach in a preferably large scale agile environment
  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Strong experience and understanding of agile & lean frameworks and methodologies such as SCRUM but also Scaling Frameworks such as SAFe and LeSS
  • Hands-on experience in establishing and maintaining organizational processes to keep teams highly effective and innovative
  • Experienced in facilitating different workshops, training and sessions (e.g. user story mapping, event storming, impact mapping)
  • Proven track record of enabling teams to deliver high-quality software
  • Effective communication with great presentation and interpersonal skills, able to motivate others
  • Excellent English language skills
Why join us?
  • Cutting-edge projects with global Tier 1 reference customers in a wide range of industries.
  • A straightforward mindset: focus on the goal, get things done, and keep cool.
  • Friendly atmosphere, with amazing and passionate colleagues from all backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Flat hierarchy, fast decisions, and agile work environment where your ideas and concepts are welcome.
  • The opportunity to learn and develop in a team eager to drive innovation.
  • A culture that values teamwork, expertise sharing and humility, and where all collaborate towards the same goal.
  • Work-life balance and the flexibility to accommodate personal situations.
  • HQ situated in Graz, Austria, a hidden gem with an extraordinary high quality of life, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps.
  • A competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.*
*The remuneration for the position advertised above is fixed by Austrian collective agreement. The effective salary depends on qualification and experience and may be significantly higher.
Your application
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