Scrum Master / Project Manager

Recruiter
Lombard Risk
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£45000 - £95000/annum
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a 'Hands on' Certified Scrum Master?

Do you have previous full project lifecycle (waterfall and Agile) experience?

Can you keep your head when all about you are losing theirs?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated professionals and experts that are truly some of the best in their field. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager/Scrum Master who can deliver key projects with our extensive roadmap.

As our lead Project Manager you will be responsible for the teams of business analysts, developers and QAs. The projects will deliver change and enhancements to Lombard Risk's collateral and regulatory platforms.

We are looking for you to be fully proficient in the full project's lifecycle (waterfall and Agile) with experience of managing similar project teams, strong experience of working in an Agile environment and be committed to quality.

This is a 'Big Job', are you up for the challenge? We will be asking you to:

* Project manage the end to end delivery of changes and enhancements to Lombard Risks' collateral and regulatory reporting platforms.
* Ensure that the projects are controlled so that the projects deliver the agreed standard of quality to agreed time and cost.
* Own and manage projects throughout their lifecycle.
* Be accountable for the quality, timeliness and overall project success.
* Running daily scrums and sprint planning.
* Plan the project, agree the plan with the Steering Committee and report progress and any variance to the plans with remediation.
* Ensure that the projects produce the required deliverable to defined standards and costs and any other constraints.
* Work closely with the technical architects and the development teams to ensure that the software meets delivery time frames and architectural vision.
* Work closely with all project constituents, product, architecture, business analysis, development and QA to ensure that the completed project meets the requirements, budget, time and quality.

This is an exciting time as we look to the future - you could be part of a growing organisation, dedicated to providing expertise to deliver market leading compliance solutions to clients in Financial Services sector. This is a chance to join a forward thinking, people focused business where your career can flourish.

Scrum Master | Project Manager | Technical Delivery Manager | Agile Coach | Technical Product Manager | Agile Project Manager | Project Lifecycle | IT | Finance | Prince 2 | waterfall | Agile | Scrum | SaaS | Cloud | Java | Oracle | Maven | Jenkins

Essential Requirements:

* Good Computer Science degree or similar.
* Project Management qualification such as Scrum Master or Prince 2.
* Experience of managing projects with fixed deadlines eg regulatory change.
* Experience with Agile development projects & scrum methodology.
* End to end software lifecycle experience.
* We would like you to have 5 years or more of demonstrated ability to manage and develop high performing development teams.
* Experience with managing the development of SaaS & cloud-based applications.
* Experience of managing projects where staff or stakeholders are in multiple locations.

Desirable Requirements:

* Working knowledge of Java and Oracle.
* Experience or continuous integration tools such as Maven and Jenkins.
* Experience of automated testing frameworks.
* Experience of working with off-shore teams.

About Our Company:

For over 28 years Lombard Risk has been providing regulatory reporting and collateral management solutions to the financial services industry. Counting over 30 of the world's top 50 financial institutions among our clients,

We are headquartered in London and have offices in Europe (Frankfurt), New York and Asia Pacific (Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore), and representative offices in Atlanta, Cape Town, Sydney and Tokyo.

… And now we are in Birmingham.

The office environment is relaxed, but always buzzing and busy, no ties or fancy suits required so bring your own style. We have breakout areas with free tea and coffee, if you cycle to work then we have secure cycle bays with showers available, get to work early and enjoy a free breakfast on us each day. We have a lovely modern open-plan space designed to support a creative working environment.

Welcome to Lombard Risk