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Agile Coach Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Agile Coach job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

Remember that every job is different. Instead of including all keywords on your resume, identify those that are most relevant to the job you're applying to. Use the free Targeted Resume tool to help with this.

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  • Scaled Agile Framework
  • Scrum
  • Agile Leadership
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Kanban
  • Agile Project Management
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  •  Find out what your resume's missing
  • Jira
  • Software Project Management
  • Agile & Waterfall Methodologies
  • DevOps
  • Servant Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Software Development
  • Agile Application Development
  • Business Analysis
  • Rally
  • Consulting
  • Facilitation
  • Design Thinking
  • Digital Transformation
  • Lean Thinking
  • Agility
  • Lean Management
  • Extreme Programming
  • Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • SQL

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Resume Skills: Methodologies

Resume Skills: Tools

  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • Rally
  • Trello
  • Asana
  • Slack
  • VersionOne
  • Microsoft Teams
  • MS Project
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • Miro
  • MS project
  • Azure Devops
  • Microsoft Project
  • Zoho Sprints
  • SharePoint
  • Jira
  • and Asana
  • MS Teams
  • Google Hangouts
  • ProWorkflow
  • ClickUp
  • Smartsheet
  • Zoom
  • Skype for Business
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Resume Skills: Programming Languages

Resume Skills: Other

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Process Improvement
  • User Story Mapping
  • Roadmapping
  • Business Value Prioritization
  • Agile Metrics
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Resume Skills: Coaching & Training

Resume Skills: Project Management

Resume Skills: Other Technical

Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Frameworks and Techniques

Resume Skills: Certifications

Resume Skills: Processes

Resume Skills: Metrics & Frameworks

Resume Skills: Product Management Tools

Resume Skills: Cloud Services

Resume Skills: Techniques

Resume Skills: Process

Resume Skills: Agile/Scrum

Resume Skills: Team Facilitation

Resume Skills: Technical Knowledge

Resume Skills: Software Development Tools

Resume Skills: Technologies & Platforms

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Paste your resume below and our AI will identify which keywords are missing from your resume from the list above (and what you need to include). Including the right keywords will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (i.e. resume screeners) which may scan your resume for keywords to see if you're a match for the job.

Sample Agile Coach Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Scrum Master
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded July 2018 - Present
Senior Scrum Master
Built and led high-functioning Scrum teams, resulting in a 25% productivity increase
Defined and implemented a company-wide Scrum framework, shortening the product development cycle by over 35%
Coordinated release planning and multi-team coordination for 5 successful project launches, bringing in additional $3M revenue
Reduced project costs by executing effective software project management strategies, resulting in a savings of $200K annually
Implemented Agile Project Management methodology in day-to-day operations, reducing the application development period by over 45%
Oracle January 2016 - June 2018
Scrum Master
Implemented the Agile Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), accelerating the project delivery time by 35%
Boosted team efficiency by 40% through effective Kanban usage
Utilized Jira software in managing project tasks, increasing work transparency and reducing task completion period by 15%
Microsoft March 2014 - December 2015
Project Manager
Managed cross-functional team of 25, supervised software development and deployment with an annual budget of $1M, resulting in an increase in client portfolio by 30%
Introduced Agile & Waterfall methodologies, cutting down on delivery time by 25%
Successfully completed a $2M software development project, earning the company a profit margin of 50%
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2014
Master of Business Administration - Management Information Systems
GPA: 3.8/4.0, Dean's List 2012-2014 (Top 5%)
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Science - Information Technology
Minor in Business Administration
Recipient: Resume Worded Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Project Management: Agile Methodologies, Scrum, Lean Six Sigma
Tools and Software: Microsoft Project, Asana, JIRA, Trello, Slack
Communication and Collaboration Platforms: Confluence, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business
Certifications: Certified Scrum Master, Six Sigma Black Belt
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP) - PMI (2020)
Leadership & Volunteering: Senior Volunteer Leader, Tech for Good Non-profit (2018-Present)
Professional Awards: Microsoft’s Team Member Excellence Award (2015)
Professional Development Courses: Advanced Agile Training Course - Oracle (2017)
Your Name
Senior Scrum Master
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE May 2019 - Present
Senior Scrum Master
Executed Scrum ceremonies for five teams, resulting in increased productivity and a decrease in bugs by 50%
Trained four Scrum masters, improving their team leadership skills and contributing to a 30% increase in team productivity
Introduced a modern Agile Application Development approach that reduced software development lifecycle by 40%
Drove the Agile transformation for the organization, promoting Agile Leadership and reducing project costs by $1M annually
Implemented design thinking in product planning, leading to innovative product features and a 20% increase in sales
Amazon February 2017 - April 2019
Scrum Master
Managed Agile development for 3 product teams, leading to a 60% improvement in time to market
Conducted Agile and Scrum training sessions for 30+ team members, increasing collaboration and productivity by 40%
Facilitated the adoption of Jira software tool, improving project tracking and time management by 25%
Apple Inc January 2015 - January 2017
Product Manager
Delivered product strategies and roadmaps, leading to the successful launch of 2 product lines that increased company’s market share by 15%
Drove product development processes, leading to a cost savings of $500K in the first fiscal year
Worked closely with the development team and stakeholders, successfully managing the expectations and delivery of 10 software products on time and within budget
Resume Worded Institute February 2017
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Acquired advanced skills in Scrum methodologies and their implementation
Resume Worded University December 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Information Systems
Concentration in Project Management
Project Management Tools: JIRA, Trello, Asana, Microsoft Project, Zoho Sprints
Scrum Methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP
Communication Tools: Slack, Confluence, MS Teams, Google Hangouts
Frameworks and Techniques: Agile, Waterfall, Iterative, Spiral
Certifications: Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agilist Certification, Professional Scrum Master (PSM) Level II
Leadership & Volunteering: Agile Alliance community (Active member and contributor)
Awards: Recipient of the 'Innovative Leader' award at for implementing Scrum methodologies across multiple teams effectively
Your Name
Agile Coach
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2020 - Present
Agile Coach
Pioneered improvement initiatives within project teams, increasing productivity by 30% and reducing cycle time from 10 to 7 days.
Introduced Lean-Kanban techniques, which increased continuous flow by 40% while optimizing system efficiency.
Boosted team's adherence to Agile principles through continuous coaching, increasing delivery predictability by 35%.
Conceptualized and implemented Agile training programs, escalating team's Agile maturity from basic to advanced level within 8 months.
Mentored employees on Agile frameworks, resulting in 4 team members becoming certified Scrum Masters within a year.
Resume Worded January 2017 - December 2019
Scrum Master
Facilitated sprint planning and retrospectives, which led to a reduction in backlog items by 50%
Nurtured self-organizing, cross-functional teams from inception, leading to a 25% increase in story points completed per sprint.
Integrated JIRA for improved tracking and visibility, contributing to an increase of on-time delivery by 20%.
Resume Worded Institute June 2019
Certified Agile Coach (CAC)
Special emphasis on implementing Agile in remote work environments
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master of Business Administration - Project Management
Focus on Agile methodologies and effective leadership strategies
Graduated with Honors
Agile/Scrum: Scrum, Agile methodologies, Kanban, Lean, junit, TDD, BDD
Tools: JIRA, Confluence, Rally, Slack, MS project, Azure Devops, Trello
Team Facilitation: Retrospectives, Spring Reviews, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-ups
Programming & Platforms: C#, Java, Python, .NET, SQL, GitHub, BitBucket
Certifications: Certified Scrum Master (SCM), Certified Product Owner (CPO)
Leadership & Volunteering: Project Management Institute (Member, Local Agile Network Group Organizer)
Publications: Co-authored 'Agile in the Remote Work Era', published in Agile Management Journal
Your Name
Agile Transformation Coach
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
IBM March 2018 - Present
Agile Transformation Coach
Designed an Agile Transformation program adopted by 3 project teams, resulting in a 45% increase in delivery speed.
Catalyzed the transformation from Waterfall to Agile, reducing project change request by 30%.
Implemented Scrum and Kanban methodologies to optimize resource allocation, leading to a 20% drop in overtime hours.
Led coaching sessions for over 50 employees promoting the importance of Agile principles and their application, increasing team enthusiasm and uptake of Agile.
Instilled Servant Leadership principles among leaders, which in turn increased team morale and productivity by 40%.
Deloitte April 2016 - February 2018
Scrum Master
Introduced Agile Scrum framework, reducing time-to-market by 30%.
Enhanced communication between teams, reducing dependencies and increasing parallel work by 25%
Organized bi-weekly sprint reviews that increased feedback and improved product quality by 20%.
Resume Worded Institute April 2016
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
Part-time Certification during role at Deloitte
Resume Worded University May 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Specialization in IT Management
Dean's List 2014 (Top 10%), Concentration in Agile Methodologies
Project Management Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban, Waterfall
Agile Project Management Tools: JIRA, Confluence, Trello, Asana, Slack, MS Project
Coaching & Training: Team Facilitation, Agile Training, Leadership Coaching, Scrum Training, Conflict Resolution
Technical Knowledge: Basic Coding (Java, Python), Cloud Computing (AWS), Data Analysis (Tableau, Power BI), DevOps (Jenkins, Docker)
Your Name
Scrum Agile Coach
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2021 - Present
Scrum Agile Coach
Championed the integration of Scrum practices, resulting in a 20% increase in project completion ahead of deadlines.
Conducted regular Scrum master training sessions, with 35% of participants taking on leadership roles within their teams.
Introduced Agile metrics to improve visibility, transparency and adaptability, leading to a 25% increase in client satisfaction.
Enforced Agile Scrum principles which increased cross-functional collaboration and improved team efficiency by 30%.
Invoked servant leadership style to empower team members and encourage greater ownership, improving team confidence and performance by 40%.
Accenture July 2018 - May 2021
Project Manager
Implemented Agile Project methodology, reducing project delivery timeline by 20%.
Fostered a culture of continuous improvement, leading to a 15% annual increase in delivery speed.
Established streamlined communication protocols resulting in a 30% decrease in project misunderstandings and delays.
Resume Worded Institute June 2021
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
A globally recognized scrum master certification.
Resume Worded University May 2018
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Focus on Project Management.
Graduated with Honors
Agile Methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, SAFe
Project Management Tools: JIRA, Asana, Trello, MS Project, SharePoint
Other Skills: Conflict Resolution, Risk Management, Stakeholder Management, Process Improvement
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute
Volunteering: Mentored new Project Managers at Project Management Institute local chapter
Courses: Leading Teams for Success - Coursera (2021)
Awards: Accenture Project Manager of the Year (2019, 2020)
Your Name
Agile Project Coach
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE December 2020 - Present
Agile Project Coach
Instigated Agile methodologies within project teams, reducing release timeframe from 5 weeks to 3 weeks.
Introduced Lean values reducing waste and enhancing workflow efficiency by 35%.
Developed Agile Project management training for new hires resulting in a 2-week reduction in onboarding time.
Reduced downtime by effectively managing and mitigating risks, impacting cost efficiency by 20%.
Led Agile adoption among staff, with 90% of projects being run with Agile frameworks in less than a year.
Microsoft August 2017 - November 2020
Project Manager
Implemented Agile-Scrum, resulting in a 23% decrease in project redundancy.
Collaborated with cross-functional teams, thereby reducing project blockers by 30%.
Pioneered the use of project management tools, increasing project completion rate by 80% over two years.
Resume Worded University July 2017
Master of Science in Agile Project Management
Specialization in Agile Frameworks and Leadership in Project Management
Resume Worded Institute May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
Minors in Software Development and Design
Award: Member of Project Excellence Club, awarded to top students in project management training
Agile Tools: Asana, JIRA,, ProWorkflow, ClickUp, Smartsheet
Programming Languages: Python, Java, Ruby, C++, Swift, Shell scripting
Product Management Tools: InVision,, JAMA Connect, Aha!, ProductPlan, ProdPad
Cloud Services: AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure
Certifications: Certified Scrum Master, Certified Agile Coach
Projects: Led Agile transformation project at Microsoft, resulting in 34% efficiency improvement in project delivery.
Awards: Received Project Management Excellence Award at Microsoft for successfully managing complex multiteam projects.
Professional Development: Active member of the Project Management Institute and Agile Alliance
Your Name
Agile Trainer and Coach
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2019 - Present
Agile Trainer and Coach
Facilitated Agile training sessions for over 80 employees with a 90% positive feedback rating.
Mesmerized the adoption of Agile Scrum principles, increasing team performance by 30%.
Boosted team throughput by instilling Pair Programming, leading to a 40% reduction in coding errors.
Reduced overall project costs by 25% through effective application of Agile estimation techniques.
Carried out 'Train-the-Trainer' sessions to equip potential leaders, leading to the internal promotion of 5 individuals within a year.
Apple January 2016 - January 2019
Scrum Master
Deployed Scrum practices, reducing project delays by 20%.
Managed a backlog of tasks, improving sprint points completed by 15%.
Ensured productive sprint reviews, achieving a 30% increase in customer satisfaction score over 2 years.
Resume Worded Institute March 2019
Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) I & II
Gained proficiency in enabling organizational structure and culture for Agile
Resume Worded University December 2015
Master of Business Administration - Project Management
Specialization in Agile methodologies and Scrum practices
Agile Methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), DSDM
Tools: JIRA, Confluence, Trello, Slack, Rally, VersionOne, Microsoft Teams
Processes: Project Management, Agile Coaching, Agile Training, Sprint planning, Backlog management
Metrics & Frameworks: Burn-up charts, Cumulative flow diagrams, Agile Metrics, Scrum Metrics, Lean Metrics
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I, II, and III
Leadership & Volunteering: Agile Alliance Community (Active Volunteer and Event Organizer)
Project Contributions: Contributor to 'The Agile Manifesto', Reviewed and performance optimized Scrum implementation at Apple
Publications: Authored 'The Agile Shift - A Guide to Organizational Agile Transformation'

How do I add skills to an Agile Coach resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Agile Coach posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Jira and Kanban are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Scrum and Scaled Agile Framework.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Agile Methodologies, Agile Leadership and Agile Project Management - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Software Project Management, SQL and Consulting - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Show examples of where you trained people.

On Agile Coach resumes, you should give specific accomplishments that involve you training others, whether that's in your team or other stakeholders.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Agile Coach, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Agile Coach Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Agile Coach job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Agile Coach Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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What hard skills should you include on an Agile Coach resume?

Some popular Agile Coach hard skills are Scaled Agile Framework, Scrum, Agile Leadership, Agile Methodologies, Kanban, Agile Project Management, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Jira.

Depending on the job you apply to, skills like SQL, Software Project Management, Lean Thinking, Extreme Programming and Consulting can also be good to include on your resume.

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