Hiring in London: Lead and Principle Consultants...

Principal consultants take responsibility for particularly challenging solutions and in demanding organisational environments. They closely interact with senior project managers, customer representatives at all levels including senior management, and guide project teams. Together with the responsible project managers, they lead technical and strategic initiatives to success, ranging from critical consulting mandates to complex delivery projects. Together with business development and business unit managers, they actively expand Zuhlke’s business and develop new opportunities. This can involve taking the leading technical role in large bid

Lead consultants take decisions and provide advice regarding complex technical systems. They closely liaise with the software development team, the project manager, and customer representatives, often with a technical background. They ensure that sound technical decisions are made and subsequently realised in state-of-the-art solutions by the project team. They can take the leading role in technical consulting assignments within their specialisation area.

The role is based in London and the majority of the work takes place in UK but on occasion training and consulting engagements may be delivered anywhere in the world.

The competitive package includes 20 days of professional development time per year.

The successful applicant will be a skilled in iterative, incremental development using at least one of Java/J2SE, C#/.NET and Adobe Flex. They will be skilled at applying test-driven development using both automated unit tests and automated acceptance/functional tests in a continuous integration environment (continuous build and dev-ops experience a plus).

They will be skilled in recognizing code smells and resolving them through refactoring. The successful applicant will be able to elicit requirements as User Stories (experience of “story mapping” is a bonus) and estimation of effort using Planning Poker and Wideband Delphi. They will be skilled in coaching and supporting a development team to effectively self-organize while maintaining transparency and control of rapid development using techniques from Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming and other Lean or Agile approaches.

Experience in a leading role like Scrum Master is required. They will be experienced in coaching individuals and teams in effective use of current good practices in all the areas mentioned above.

Experience delivering classroom training in technical practices such as TDD or build management techniques and a track record of technical publications and conference presentations a plus.

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