Agile Engineering Lead
Delivery Leadership | Saint Louis, MO | Full Time
Interested in working for a human-centered technology company that prides itself on using modern tools and technologies? Want to be surrounded by intensely curious and innovative thinkers who push one another to come up with the best solutions possible?
Seeking to solve complex technical challenges by building products that work for people, meet and exceed the needs of businesses, and work elegantly and efficiently?
Modeling ourselves after the 1904 World’s Fair, which brought innovation to the region, 1904labs is seeking top technical talent in St. Louis to bring innovation and creativity to our clients.
Our clients consist of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies. We partner with them on complex projects that range from reimagining and refactoring their existing applications, to helping to envision and build new applications or data streams to operationalize their existing data. Working in a team-based labs model, using our own flavor of #HCDAgile, we strive to work at the cutting edge of technology’s capabilities while solving problems for our clients and their users.
As the Agile Engineering Lead you will be responsible for maintaining the client relationship as well as providing technical support, agile guidance, and servant leadership to the team. The Agile Engineering Lead is responsible for facilitating interactions between the team and the client, both running down roadblocks as well as guiding day to day engineering activities. This ideal candidate is expected to have the attitude and aptitude required to embrace new technologies quickly and use that knowledge to make architectural decisions affecting both new and existing products as they are matured for release into production environments.
Responsibilities for Agile Engineering Lead
Understanding and Serving the needs of each Client
Schedule and attend regular status meeting with Client Project Owner, Product Business Leaders and HCD Lead
Report on development team health and project status
Work with the Product Owner to support grooming activities
Actively seek to understand the client's needs (empathy) such that they trust in your understanding of their problems so that we can help solve their problems rather than inadvertently adding to them
Understanding and Serving the needs of each Team
Responsible for navigating all phases of the team's cycle (Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing)
Facilitate the team's understanding and adoption of 1904labs best practices including HCD infused Agile
Supporting team activities within the current sprint
Pairing with team members when invited
Working on backlog items for future sprints but not current sprint
Requirements for Agile Engineering Lead
Bachelors in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent experience
Experience working with software development or data solutions
Working knowledge of Agile in a team based environment (certified Scrum Master a plus)
Excellent written and verbal communication and prepared to exhibit servant leadership everyday
Standard Benefits Program (medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), professional development and education assistance, PTO).
Innovation Hours - Ten percent (10%) of our work week is set aside to work on our own product ideas in a highly collaborative and supportive environment. The best part: The IP remains your own. We are a high-growth culture and we know that when we help people focus on personal and professional growth, collectively, we can achieve great things.
Dress Code - we don't have one.
While we are in the midst of the Covid pandemic our primary work location is our home offices. Once this is behind us, we will return to our normal hybrid model of working from the office and from home. For this reason we still prefer local candidates. While we would prefer local candidates your current location is not the most important factor; please help us understand why you would like to call St. Louis home if you would be relocating.