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Agile Coach

Date Posted: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Tampa, FL, US

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

About Us:


Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 


Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products.  Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.


Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.


Job Description:


Have you ever thought about working for a company that has been in business for over 115 years and have the opportunity to build a better future?


Here at Gerdau our purpose is empowering people who build the future!


We are a steel manufacturing company with an innovation and digital transformation culture that is reinventing this market.


If you want to know more about us:

  • Our Purpose: 
  • Digital Transformation: 
  • Innovation:


BASIC FUNCTION (Primary Purpose):

Coach digital teams and reinforce Agile processes, motivate and inspire cross-functional teams in the delivery of digital products at pace following best-in class Agile principles. Experience in coaching and implementing Agile principles, notably SCRUM methodology.



We are looking for an Agile coach to join our rapidly growing team. You will design and conduct training sessions as well as be embedded in the day-to-day life of digital teams. As an Agile coach you will provide guidance and support digital team in the delivery of digital products at pace. You will work on a large range of products.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Determine, apply and improve appropriate methodologies and toolsets for a customer’s and value’s culture and operating environment.
  • Ensure Digital Factory methodology is properly understood and used through all projects thanks to training sessions, workshops, and coaching of projects, including development best practices and customer feedback best practices.
  • Support the Scrum Master by providing advice, coaching, and educational opportunities.
  • Propose a tailored action plan for each team in order to continuously improve performance.
  • Evaluate team maturity regarding the agile practice.
  • Adapt methods of work, define new ways of working, develop/document new methods and playbooks.
  • Animate community of practices across the Digital Factory.


The Individual:



Qualifications and Educational requirement(s):


  • A minimum of 6 years of agile experience; 2-3 of these years in business technology and demonstrated experience managing a team.
  • Scrum methodology expertise required, multi teams and other methods (Kanban, lean, lean startup...) experience are a plus.
  • Desire to continue to broaden technology skills.
  • Previous development or project management experience in a web/software delivery capacity.
  • Good knowledge of development best practices (continuous integration and deployment, devops) is a plus.
  • Proven success working in a rapidly changing, collaborative, and iterative product development environment.
  • Hands-on experience and previous accountability for delivery outcomes using Agile practices
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field of study is required. 


Salary & Benefits:


  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Application Process:


Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or


Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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