Agile Delivery Manager - Ecommerce - Web

Opus Resourcing Ltd
London (West)
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Agile Software Delivery Manager required with background in the delivery of Agile (BDD / TDD / Continuous Delivery) software development projects and line managing teams using modern technologies / metrics for complex backend web based backend software systems is required by ecommerce giant in West London to assist the team deliver new cutting edge Ecommerce based backend systems. Skills and Experience required: Previous experience in line managing software development teams for the delivery of high quality software solutions An ambassador for modern agile best practice and improving agile processes, and acting as a servant leader A technical heritage in backend / ecommerce systems is useful Knowledge and understanding of BDD, TDD, continuous delivery and other software development techniques 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 Line management and team optimisation skills are essential Experience of managing cross-functional teams essential Experience of working with a Product Owner, enabling you to build release plans and define roadmaps Strong stakeholder management skills Experience in translating technical and business strategies into deliverable plans As a Delivery Manager you will lead and manage a team of multi-skilled software engineers dedicated to the ongoing development of critical systems. You 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. When you see something broken, you fix it. 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. Managing a delivery scrum team, you will partner with the Product Owner and other delivery teams to define the roadmap. Previous roles might include Agile Development Manager, Software Delivery Manager, Scrum Master, or Software Team Leader or Agile Project Manager working on transactional / high volume systems such as ecommerce, online retail, online betting, media, online travel, telecoms, Broadcast, online gaming or retail. This is an outstanding chance to join a world leading ecommerce company and help deliver a cutting edge Scala based platform. Opus Resourcing acts as an employment Agency in respect of permanent positions. This job was originally posted as