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Agile Coach-Sr. - Remote

  • Location: Des Moines, 50309
  • Salary: 86.67
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 216429
Long term contract Opportunity!

Position:  Agile Coach
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392
Term: 12 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Pair/mob with engineers on delivering high quality software
  • Coach teams modern software development practices and principles
  • Coach/mentor on unit testing principles and practices, including how to write good tests and test-driven development (TDD)
  • Apply deep knowledge of proven design patterns to create solutions which are secure, reliable, available, and maintainable
  • Demonstrate the behaviors and mindset of high performing engineering
  • Deliver workshops/learning sessions around topics such as: refactoring legacy code, test-driven development (TDD), CI/CD, DevOps, micro-services, automation, cloud, etc.
  • Work in a variety of engagement types (ex: Dojo) to coach/mentor teams
  • This is primarily a hands-on coaching role
  • Will be versed in modern software engineering practices and technologies
  • Will be capable of being hands-on (ex: pairing with an engineer to design/code) as well as capable of coaching teams on how to build better software

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Deep understanding in Extreme Programming (XP practices, CI, CD, TDD)
  • Ability to be hands-on and coach practices
  • Adept in systems architecture, design, development, and engineering
  • Experience in leading and mentoring technical teams, and showing others how to write code
  • Ability to influence by example and conversation/negotiation is required

Experience working with various tech stacks:
  • Languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, frameworks such as React, Spring, Angular
  • Testing such as Cucumber, JUnit
  • Docker, Terraform
  • Cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, PCF
  • Pragmatic approach to engineering, methodologies, and practices (e.g. not prescriptive)

If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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