Agile Engineering Coach at Liberty Group

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2211443

  • Posted 26 Apr 2018 by Liberty Group

About the Position

Play a key role in coaching software teams and the larger organisation on Agile and DevOps software development practises.

  • Provide ad-hoc problem-solving support, including hands-on pairing.
  • Promote and maintain engineering best practises such as Test-driven development, feature toggling and continuous integration and delivery across multiple teams.
  • Working with the team (technical leads and other developers) on architecture and technology.
  • Collaborate with and supports the team to ensure high quality code and reuse across all teams.
  • Facilitate and deliver training and knowledge sharing sessions for engineers and other interested parties.
  • Work together with the technical leads supporting the developers for all people related matters.
  • Communication with multiple stakeholders who have various levels of technical understanding regarding engineering related principles and practices.
  • Build Liberty's brand in the technology community, including speaking at industry meet-ups and conferences, participating in online technology forums, etc.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and engineering paradigms.

Desired Skills

  • 5-8 years of software development experience
  • including technical Agile & DevOps practises and architecture
  • 2-3 years leadership and coaching experience
  • Experience in enterprise integration
  • Exp in DevOps practises

Desired Work Experience

  • 5 to 10 years Other Architecture & Engineering

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

About The Employer

At Liberty, we employ more than 6 000 people across 7 businesses in 18 African countries. Every day, our employees grow their knowledge by working with diverse groups of people who specialise in a wide range of skills across insurance, asset management, investment and health products. We continually seek to engage, develop, recognise and reward the people who make our business great

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