Agile Coach - contract (outside IR35)

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  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital

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  • Contact:

    Steve Brown

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Our client is a public sector organisation who is looking for an experienced Agile Development Coach for an initial 6-month contract based in Edinburgh.

Key responsibilities

* Help teams assess their abilities and weak spots
* Help teams move to continuous deployment and delivery
* Demonstrate development practices that move teams from development mindset to DevOps mindset
* Coach teams to improve quality of development through better collaboration and engineering disciplines
* Work with other Agile Coaches and practitioners with the organisation to deliver learning where needed
* Introduce and improve pair programming and mobbing techniques
* Improvement of test-driven development techniques to aid better design
* Aid understanding of how to slice projects thinly to deliver working code
* Oversee learning of software crafting practices such as:

  • Testing legacy code
  • Re-factoring legacy code
  • Trunk based development
  • Outside-in development
  • Reducing coupling
  • Story mapping

* Investigate how developers see their work within the organisation
* Build an understanding of the culture of IT Development
* Work with others to create understandable performance objectives and criteria that can be used by the organisation to aid the development