Agile Delivery Manager

Recruiter
Outsource UK Ltd
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Agile Delivery Manager

We are seeking an Agile Delivery Manager for our financial services client based in Buckinghamshire. The role will offer an initial 3-month contract with a likely extension.

Overview of Agile Delivery Manager role

As a member of the Agile Product team you will be participating in a one or various products teams as a Delivery Manager. You will facilitate the coordination with the Infrastructure and SRE teams and will be responsible for the Design infrastructure on site, request of the infrastructure, building and implementation. This will involve End to end implementation of the product from the Development environment to the Production environment as per the pipeline.

You will be responsible for the end to end integration of the product into the infrastructure and the production. Ensuring continuous integration, delivery within all the organisation standards

You will also be the key engineering DevOps resource working direct with the Product Team on the implementation of the CI/CD pipeline

Key responsibilities of Agile Delivery Manager role

  • Implementation end to end of the product, from development to Production
  • Design consultancy on site within the Agile Products teams
  • Point of contact and coordination between the DevOps team and the rest of the business areas
  • Key quality and continuous delivery assurance.
  • Pipeline creation and maintenance
  • Infrastructure delivery coordination

Essential skills and experience for Agile Delivery Manager role

Engineering;

  • Strong technical skills and knowledge
  • Good understanding of Linux operating system level commands and if possible, scripting
  • Experience with Jenkins, Jira, Git and Confluence
  • Worked on the development and implementation of CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience with the RedHat OpenStack (IaaS) and OpenShift (PaaS) solutions
  • Knowledge of AWS and other cloud solutions
  • Network knowledge to understand firewalls, load balancing and penetration test security mitigation
  • Having worked with automated tools for the build and deployment of server solutions
  • Worked with API management tools with by preferemce, experience with IBM API Connect
  • Experience with new database and other solutions such as:
    • MongoDB
    • nuoDB
    • PostgreSQL
    • Redis
    • RabbitMQ
    • Selenium

Agile and team;

  • Agile training
  • Ability to build strong cross/global team relationship
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Team player
  • Ability to operate in dynamic environment.
  • Flexible work approach.
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritise workloads, and to foresee and pre-empt issues
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge.
  • Significant release management experience delivering and managing change
  • Good knowledge of testing methodologies and performance, penetration and DR test plan management within new technologies and continuous delivery.
  • Rigorous and consistent approaches to the management of risk, issues and project change
  • Ability to translate high level objectives into project deliverables
  • This role works in a collaborative manner with all team and vendor resources of a project throughout the lifecycle
  • Strong Business Judgement and Influence. The role must be able to influence others within the product team using their technical expertise to identify and address product delivery issues
  • Continuous Process Improvement. Working with leaders/owners of the process or service to understand current practices and identify areas for improvement, including running workshops
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering large, complex infrastructure projects using Agile methodologies (SCRUM)
  • Ability to provide leadership to technical delivery resources and collaborate with customers
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Design infrastructure or Technical Architecture experience.
  • Cloud computing, APIs, and continuous delivery working methodologies knowledge and proved experience.
  • Proven experience working in agile environments.
  • Proven experience worked in DevOps team

Desirable skills;

  • Previous experience working in IT in banking and/or other financial institution
  • Exposure to high regulated production environments.

If you considering a move from your current role please apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Jim Beynon on or 01793 437295

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