Agile Coach (Interim)

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The Assignment:

NN Group wants to move to a more Agile Organisation with DevOps and Continuous Deployment of new products to enable the business to become more adaptive to changing customer requirements and reduce the time to market.

In order to realize this, we are looking for Agile coaches with this profile:

  • You have experience with software development
  • You are familiar with Agile
  • You are capable of training people
  • You are familiar with Continuous Delivery and Continuous Implementation
  • You are familiar with cloud computing
  • You have hands-on programming and scripting experience

Please respond to this exciting opportunity within the CIO DevOps Transformation Team. This team will be responsible to create the foundation for the pillars of DevOps, take the entire engineering organization through this journey, make people understand the principles, practices and the value proposition and measure the results regularly. 

You should enjoy an engineering culture and being part of a high-performance transformation team.

 

Your responsibilities include:

As an Agile coach you are a strong, pragmatic person who can create a compelling vision and help lead the various NN team to transform towards DevOps and Continuous Delivery.

  • You need to have a good understanding of change management, company culture and mindset and behaviour. Your responsibilities will be to:
  • Do assessments of various teams to measure their current maturity in scrum
  • Work with the teams to implement improvements
  • Help teams to implement and or improve the use of scrum artifacts and evemts
  • Define standards and guidelines to help the teams
  • Implement a continuous improvement culture

You will spend a lot of your time working together with 4 teams to get the job done.

 

Your team:

You will be part of the DevOps Transformation team that transforms NN towards a more DevOps way of working.

 

Your experience and skills: 

  • We are looking for Agile coaches with the following experience & skills;
  • At least 10 years software development experience;
  • Must have participated in Agile adoption in large companies;
  • Capable of training people in engineering principles & practices (BDD, Refactoring, YAGNI etc.);
  • Capable of training people in Scrum values;
  • Familiar with cloud computing (AWS, Azure).

 

Your responsibilities: 

  • High learning ability
  • Strong analytic and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective time management skills and the ability to prioritise work
  • Unique balance of disciplined analytical thinking, creative passion, and a willingness to be hands-on
  • Ability to convince others to change their way of working without hierarchical authority
  • Excellent teamwork skills, communication skills and ability to interact and influence across diverse groups of technical and non-technical people at all levels
  • Ability to adapt styles to the objective at hand – knowing when to apply pressure, knowing when to compromise to keep development moving forward
  • Proactive, takes initiative, able to multi-task and prioritise
  • Adaptability

 

 

We offer you:

Work that stretches you technically is a given. We offer the opportunity to play an important role in driving change within our business and to join a high-performance team on a journey of change. We want you to push technological boundaries and create solutions to problems people haven’t even thought about yet; so we will give you the freedom, the tools and the fun, stimulating working environment you need to do what’s never been done before.

This is based on 32 hours per week, assuming that you need time to follow trainings or give trainings or participate in events outside of working for NN to keep your knowledge up to date.

 

 

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Currently the main working locations are The Hague or Rotterdam, but Amsterdam, Ede, Arnhem or Zwolle might be added at a later stage.

At this moment the vacancy is not open for agencies.

If you have more questions, send a WhatsApp message to 0611859693.

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