How it works
You agree your general working pattern in discussion with your team if you’re a consultant, or your line manager if you’re not a consultant.
It’s important to note that circumstances may change—e.g. you may move on to a new team with different requirements, you may reach a different stage in your career, or your personal circumstances may change—so the working patterns you agree are not set in stone and can be reviewed as needed.
More often remote
1–2 days every couple of weeks
We expect that the majority of the Scott Logic community will fit into this category.
As a consultant, you have the option to work remotely more often if you are no longer a graduate and have not yet taken on line management or mentoring responsibilities. Face-to-face collaboration is an important part of projects, so you should be in the office for the key ceremonies at the end of one iteration and the beginning of the next – and for any important planning meetings that are not part of the usual cycle. You should have your catch-up meetings with your line manager in person whenever possible; it may be possible to schedule these on the same day as the ceremonies or planning meetings.
If your role is in support of the business but is not directly related to the running of the office, you can work more often remotely. However, it is still important to be in the office for collaborative activities and to strengthen relationships within and beyond your team.
More often than not in the office
You may feel that you would benefit from a high level of interaction with colleagues or clients and want to establish strong working relationships, collaborate on projects or learn on the job. If you’re a graduate, on a discovery engagement or otherwise relying on a high level of engagement to achieve your goals, being in the office will connect you with your mentors/clients and encourage ‘osmosis’.