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Agile Coach

Swiss Re
10 Openings • Deadline 31 Mar 2022
About the job

About the Role


Are you an energetic leader who blends deep domain expertise with a passion for coaching and developing people? We are looking for an experienced Agile Coach who will coach, mentor, and guide our squads. You will be committed to maintaining and developing your expertise to ensure you bring best practice to your role, which you will then spread through the organization by empowering others. You will help them grow and develop in their area of expertise and ensure alignment on the work they perform in Squads. You may also serve as a “player/coach,” spending a portion of your time embedded in a Squad, if so, you will work in your domain of expertise and use your experience to maximize Squad performance.


Your main responsibilities:

  • Work with project teams to analyze current systems and processes and design a strategy for the adoption of agile best practices
  • Guide teams to help them stay on track with agile techniques, fine-tuning approaches as needed to ensure the overall strategy is being met
  • Lead agile workshops for both development and functional teams, as well as key stakeholders
  • Promote and advocate a culture of continuous improvement, setting goals and milestones and being accountable for them
  • Drive cultural change by championing an agile mindset and ensure the organization is at the forefront of industry best practices
  • Share knowledge and expertise within and outside of the Chapter​s / Product Area. Develop team members.

About the Team


The mission of the Data Corpus and Data Foundation product area is to develop an industry leading data corpus for Swiss Re, advancing on existing achievements and adding new capabilities and content. Easy data discovery enables all Swiss Re employees and partners to engage with the Data Corpus with ease, intuitively and securely. A business strategy oriented and systematic process ensures that we enrich the corpus and strive for best suitable quality. The approach follows concrete business priorities and innovative opportunities. 


We are a team of experienced business analysts and software engineers, spread across multiple locations around the globe, owning the Data Corpus and Foundation under Swiss Re Group Data Services.

Enable the Swiss Re Group to efficiently utilize the platforms as well as ensure its availability and proper functioning.


The scope of the product area includes: 

  • Infotech Data Corpus and Group DWH: Design and produce innovative market leading data integration and data curation solutions that feed into the steering and reporting for InfoTech and business domains
  • Master data management: Create standardized master and reference data for all business domains and group functions
  • Ontology design and management: Develop a Swiss Re ontology that allows for scalable semantical integration of internal and external data sources
  • Data curation: Advance the quality of the Swiss Re Single Source of Truth through data curation with the goal to reduce mapping and reconciliation efforts. Implement augmented and automated data curation capabilities for scaling this capability
  • Data & analytics model catalog: Implement a "One stop shop" for all data assets and analytics models with descriptive information about usage terms, contacts, lifecycle, protection etc.
  • Data acquisition: Develop a strategic direction for external data acquisition, data scouting, data partnerships for enriching the data corpus and aligning needs across business domains and group functions
  • Data lifecycle management: Ensure compliant management for physical and electronic records and non-records including disposal, hold and lending processes
  • Data architecture: Design data architectures that enable to advance the data corpus and key data assets strategically


About You


We are happy to meet you if you possess:

  • Experience leading, coaching, and developing people and teams
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum environment.
  • Experience working in a multicultural and globally dispersed team.
  • Excellent Communication skills and a great team player.
  • Experience with resource planning and allocation within and across organizations
  • Dedication to the Swiss Re’s new way of working through greater collaboration and breaking down of silos


  • Btech/BE
  • (Equivalent profile accepted)
Skills Required

Scrum, Agile

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Job Type


Job Location


Work Experience

8-12 years


Rs. 0-0 Lacs

Functional Area

IT Software - Application Programming/ Maintenance

Industry Type

IT-Software / Software Services

Published On

22 Dec 2021

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