Agile Team Lead at Alteryx, Inc.

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Overview:
The Agile Team Lead (ATL) is responsible for leading Alteryx’s agile practice and is the primary champion for our overall continuous improvement efforts to create and adapt a Best-in-Class SDLC for Alteryx. S/he will work across the entire organization, and up and down the hierarchy, to network and advocate for agile values, principles and best practices; and they will ensure the overall governance of our Agile Practice in concert with leadership and the input of the Agile Practice Group. The team lead manages the Alteryx Agile Practice Group, a team of Agile Coaches serving as a lead, coach and mentor. S/he also serves as an ad hoc agile coach, process mentor and facilitator for various teams as needed. The strong candidate will have expert level command of coaching and facilitation skills with several years of experience coaching in Scrum, Kanban and Agile at Scale, and several years of experience managing a team and working with leaders on SDLC processes . The ideal candidate has a passion for continuous improvement, and a natural affinity for life-long learning.

Responsibilities include:
* Continuously inspect the state of Alteryx’s agility, using objective data to reveal opportunities for improvement, and provide guidance to Leadership on possible course corrections and best practices to adopt.
* Foster a data-driven approach to agility at both the team and program levels, uncovering new and maintaining existing metrics that help teams to evaluate their commitment and delivery performance & inform and focus their improvement efforts.
* Work closely with leadership, engineering teams, and the APG on creating and adapting a best-in-class SDLC process at Alteryx, articulating and reinforcing principles that are meaningful and consistent to both engineering and agile practices.
* Serve as global Team Lead for the Agile Practice Group of Agile Coaches, overseeing day to day activities and ensuring alignment around all agile practices and community standards across the organization. This includes hiring, performance management, and individual development of the team members. Provide guidance on team activities, including serving as Product Owner of the team’s backlog.
* Develop learning objectives and roll out training modules to ensure that anyone working within Alteryx’s engineering organization is adequately equipped to understand our agile practice, how it works and their own role within it.
* Set a standard for excellent facilitation of agile events (planning meetings, backlog refinement meetings, retrospectives, Iteration demos) and directly facilitate large-scale, program-level meetings: big room planning, big room retrospectives, etc.
* Advise teams on program level planning events and activities.
* Work with Program Management to ensure any cross-team coordination via collaboration techniques like Scrum-of-Scrums, Dependency & Risk management follow agile best practices.
* Create information radiators that allow the organization to communicate and visualize their work.
* Lead the team in administering CA Technologies (Rally) software and optimize the workflow process and reporting for teams (Scrum development teams as well as shared service teams).
* Exhibits agile principles of transparency, openness, respect and courage with the Agile Team as well as the organization.
* Demonstrate ability to collaborate with people of different opinions, cultures, backgrounds and communication styles using skills such as: conflict resolution, active listening, crucial conversations etc.

Qualifications, Skills & Education:
* 5+ years of experience as Agile Coach or Scrum Master.
* 3+ years of experience working with leadership to establish effective SDLC processes.
* 3+ years of experience managing a knowledge team
* Has received certifications in or can demonstrate equivalent experience in the following:
- Scrum
- Facilitation
- Agile Coaching
- Implementing Agile at Scale
* 4-year degree (Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience.
* Excellent organizational, leadership and facilitation skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated expectation management, influencing and conflict resolution skills.
* Proven ability to collaborate across various groups, build relationships and manage effectively in a matrix organization.
* Strong skills in planning, resource planning, and risk assessment.

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Location

Right at the entrance to the Interlocken Technology Park, our office is easily accessible from Denver and Boulder, and offers views of the mountains.

An Insider's view of Alteryx, Inc.

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is casual, but we're driven and work hard! We're empowered to be independent, creative, and innovative. Not only do we care about our platform, but we are deeply passionate about how the work we do impacts the community and our world.

Katelyn

Office Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.

Simon

Team Lead, DX

How does the company support your career growth?

Alteryx walks the walk when it comes to supporting individual career goals. We have so many career planning resources and programs, but what differentiates Alteryx is the way everyone rallies around you to make sure you reach those goals. I've set aggressive career ambitions, plus pursuing my MBA! It's like the whole company is cheering for me.

Emily Singer

Manager, Public Relations

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team members to spend time learning - whether it's joining on-site study sessions to learn more about our product, to participating in Alteryx Academy. I think having a commitment to constant learning and self-improvement allows for creativity to flourish and opens up the doorway to new ideas.

Stephanie

Manager, Product Management Operations

What are Alteryx, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Alteryx, Inc. Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

• 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Pet Insurance

• Life insurance, disability and accidental coverage

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO per year

• 401k with company match

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Commuter benefits

• Fitness & Wellness reimbursement program

• Bicycles and frisbee golf to rent in office

• Gym and The Hut Restaurant on the first floor of the building

• Yoga monthly and massages weekly

• Happy hours, release parties, and networking events throughout the year

• Fresh fruit delivery, bagels on Thursdays and catered lunch every other Wednesday

• Beer taps and comfortable lounges throughout the office

• Video and arcade games, ping pong, pool table, and shuffle board

• Free form "Innovation Days" and "Learning Days" for self-improvement monthly

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer $265.00 per month for transit.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Thursday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5250 annualy for continuing education.
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