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Software Development Consultant, (Internal), Tools and Process Advisor, Agile Coach and Software Development Manager
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Recruiter: Haybrook IT Resourcing
Listed on: 25th April 2018
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £65000 - £95000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JY/5065 L_expired
Contact Name: Faisal Gulzed

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Software Development Consultant, (Internal), Tools and Process Advisor, Agile Coach and Software Development Manager

A Software Development Consultant is required to join a FTSE100 Global Technology Company. This is a unique role, in a newly created position with a lot of autonomy to create the right environment and have an impact on the whole business.

An overview:
The Software Development Consultant will be working with up to 80 Development Squads and Tribes across 20 Software Development teams, coaching, advising and delivering a service to them on best tools, processes, and documentation and best practices.

What is it doing?
This Software Development Consultant position is an internal role, working across global teams in the US, India, UK and Europe and the teams will be using a variety of different languages, such as Java, JavaScript, .NET, Python and Scala, as well as a variety of methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, general Agile and some Waterfall. The Software Development teams will also be working with various tools which this person will be largely responsible for helping guide the teams in the right and proper use of. These tools include, Jira, Github, Confluence, Slack and Gitlab.

Who should apply?
Because this role is so unique and there is scope for variety of different skillsets to come in, this role could be suitable for someone coming from a pure Software Development Management background, wanting to move away from pure Product Delivery and into a role that was more consultative and coaching focused. It could also be suitable for a Software Engineer wanting to move across from a pure Development and coding based role. Other roles that people may have backgrounds in may be; Scrum Masters, Business Analysts, Service Delivery Managers, CTO’s, Subject Matter Experts or even Application Support Manager or an Agile Coach… it just needs someone that has a variety of experiences and the maturity to consultant and coach rather than dictate to teams.

Some of the duties for this Software Development Consultant role include:
                               Managing third party vendors
                               Manging global teams
                               Managing technology, applications or software
                               Working closely with Developers and Software Development Manages, CTOs, VPs and Directors to provide potential solutions to Software Engineering problems - without dictating which one they should follow
                               Encouraging best practices
                               Encouraging correct documentation

Some of the skills required in this Software Development Consultant vacancy are as follows:
                               Ability to work in a consultative manner and collaborate on a solution rather than dictate
                               Act as a Service Provider and have that Service Orientated leadership mentality
                               Thorough understanding of the Software Development lifecycle
                               Knowledge of Software Engineering best practices, ideally Squads, Tribes, Agile, Lean principles etc
                               Team management skills, typically 5-10 persons.
                               Budget responsibility experience
                               Coaching skills
                               Agile knowledge with Lean, SAFe, Scrum and Kanban knowledge
                               Strong understanding of tooling for Software Development, ie. Jira, Jenkins, Github etc
                               Senior stakeholder management
                               Eagerness to improve efficiency

What Next:
This really is a great role for the right person, with a very competitive package, the ability to make the role and the team your own and be at the forefront of software development policy, tools and processes. If it sounds like something you want to hear more about, then please send your CV in ASAP via an application, or drop give me a call at Haybrook IT Resourcing to discuss.

Software Development Consultant, (Internal), Tools and Process Advisor, Agile Coach and Software Development Manager

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