Agile Software Delivery Manager

Location London
Discipline: Software Development , Management
Job type: Contract
Salary: £500 - £530 per day
Contact name: James Shenton

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Job ref: BH-155-2
Published: 11 days ago
Startdate: 2022-06-20 00:00:00
Agile Delivery Manager (Contract 6 Months Outside IR35 £515 to 530 per day) with proven skills in Agile Software Delivery, servant leadership / Agile facilitation required to improve and optimise a cross functional agile team of Product / multi-skilled software engineers dedicated to agile software product development specifically for Java centric ecommerce systems to work on 6 month contact / project for our client a world leading and renowned ecommerce company.

This contract will be hybrid and will involve typically being in the West London office 3 days per week

Key Skills and Experience required:

  • Strong experience of Agile Delivery Management / optimising the end-to-end delivery process for cross functional Agile Software Delivery teams
  • Strong skills in servant leadership, Agile facilitation, metrics
  • Previous experience in managing the delivery of high-quality software solutions
  • An ambassador for modern agile best practices, using data points / driving self-organising teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of BDD, TDD, CI / CD and other software development techniques
  • Experience of web based systems development
  • Ideally Java / JEE systems or ecommerce / retail / checkout or basket / Websphere Commerce / WCS / Hybris or similar would be desirable but not essential
  • Experience of and involvement in use of current and emerging development tools, design principles and technologies
  • Know how to win the hearts and minds of developers
  • Skills in working with a Product Owner, enabling you to build release plans and define roadmaps
  • Strong stakeholder management and relationship management skills
  • Experience in translating technical and business strategies into deliverable plans
This contract role might well suite someone with a background such as Agile Delivery Manager. Engineering Manager. Agile Project Manager, Software Development Manager, but all about optimising the software deliver process / agile facilitation / optimisation and helping the teams to self-organise.

The Delivery Manager will own solution delivery and will be responsible for all aspects of quality and delivery in the development, testing, deployment and production support of software.   You will understand and be passionate about modern agile delivery techniques and toolsets and will take delight in challenging traditional roles and silo mentality and in transforming team productivity. 

Your knowledge and facilitation skills will be relied upon to ensure the software meets the business needs. You will understand the importance of re-paying technical debt through refactoring and appreciate the trade-offs between tech debt and business focused tasks. You will be confident in challenging business requests to ensure you are continuously delivering the best possible outcome.
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