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Agile Engineering Lead

Delivery Leadership | Saint Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Interested in working for a human-centered technology company who prides itself on using modern tools and technologies? Want to be surrounded by intensely curious and innovative thinkers?  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 headquartered here in St. Louis. 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.

The Role

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

  • 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

  • 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

Perks

  • 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.

 

This role is located in St. Louis, MO.  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