Tom Coote

Tom Coote

Scrum Master at Simplify UK

Worcester, United Kingdom
Computer Software

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Tom Coote's Overview

  • Scrum Master at Simplify UK
  • Software Engineer at Simplify UK
  • NEW College

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Tom Coote's Summary

Specialise in web based software applications. Full stack web developer with advanced web UI building, excellent web application knowledge and programming ability. Certified Scrum Master and self-proclaimed agile coach.

Tom Coote's Experience

Scrum Master

Simplify UK

December 2013Present (10 months) Stratford-upon-avon

Had the fantastic opportunity to take on the role of Scrum Master and Agile Coach for the software development team at Simplify. I completed a two day course by Geoff Watts to gain Scrum Master certification. Now I'm continuing to learn new things whilst working to fulfil my role. Working with a great group of people, the team, striving for continued high performance.

Software Engineer

Simplify UK

February 2013Present (1 year 8 months) Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Part of an agile software development team following the scrum framework. We respond to business requirements by producing valuable software in small but precise iterations. I am always learning in this team. We don't just have strong values, we execute those values on a daily basis. Test coverage, peer reviews, pair programming & continuous improvement are all part of our working day. Our team strive for high performance and consistently critic ourselves to maintain or improve where necessary.

Technical Director

Innoware Ltd

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2006January 2013 (6 years 10 months)

Worked for Innoware for about 5 years and enjoy the opportunity to work on unique web based solutions with a great team of professionals.

My work at Innoware is foremost as a web developer. I also manage projects, liaise with clients on a daily basis, support existing product sets, provide training to customers and make the odd round of tea's and coffee's.

I became a director of Innoware in 2011.

Tom Coote's Projects

  • EIF Promoting Careers - supporting entry and progression routes

    • March 2012 to Present

    This Project is to try to solve the recruitment problems within Lantra’s footprint combining an information, advice and guidance (IAG) portal with employer/stakeholder support for entry into employment for volunteers and for hard to reach groups, those not in employment, education or training (NEETS) and those seeking to secure employment upon release from prison.

    I am focusing on several areas on this EIF project which include:-

    - Careers Web Portal
    - Development of a NEETS (not in education, employment, or training) skills recording solution
    - Development of a skills’ based recording solution for Prisoners returning to work

    Over the past few months, I have been looking at the existing solutions Lantra have in place and that were developed by myself a few years ago to see exactly how they can be redeveloped to meet the need of this project.

    The functional requirements specification will be developed over the coming weeks and I will be updating this project accordingly.

  • Skills For Logistics

    • February 2011 to Present

    I worked with Skills For Logistics on developing a website for their sector to enable people ether in the industry or looking to be in the industry to find out more on the types of jobs available, including the training required, expected salaries, how to get into the job and where to find further information.

Tom Coote's Skills & Expertise

  1. Python
  2. Django
  3. C#
  4. ASP.NET
  5. JavaScript
  6. jQuery
  7. AJAX
  8. CSS
  9. HTML
  10. Web Services
  11. API
  12. IIS
  13. Apache
  14. Windows Server
  15. Linux Server
  16. MySQL
  17. PostgreSQL
  18. SQL Server
  19. Java
  20. Spring
  21. Scrum
  22. Agile Methodologies
  23. Microsoft SQL Server
  24. Software Development
  25. MV*
  26. Web Development

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Tom Coote's Education

NEW College

Computer Science and Software engineering


Great time spent doing this course.

Activities and Societies: Pascal, Delphi development. Web development. C++. Math. Hardware. General software engineering practices.

Tom Coote's Additional Information


Programming, new ideas, web technology. Skater hockey, snowboarding, tv & film, music.

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