Programme Manager - DevOps

Reed Technology
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Programme Manager - paying up to £59,000 - Leicester based

Be part of a business who work with the latest technologies with a strong reputation cultivating a talented team of IT professional based in Leicester.

You will be responsible for their concurrent software development projects through an agile framework

Responsibilities and our expectations of the role:
- Ensure our ambitious roadmap is delivered on time and within scope
- Conduct project kick-off, ,team meetings, and other project meeting facilitation
- Leads, coaches, mentors our software development project team members
-Using good judgement and skill to execute the Agile approach for managing the effort to achieve the product goals and manage Backlog prioritisation within designated constraints
-Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues, hurdles and changes
-Focus on regular and timely delivery of business value and outcomes
-Correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
-Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments
-Support the Business Analysts in managing colleagues expectations for deliverables
-Define and manage a well-defined project management process
-Champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
-Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution
-Encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

What we’re looking for:
3+ years of leadership experience
Strong experience managing software engineering teams and developing technical direct reports (performance review communication, accountability, motivation/engagement)
2+ years of experience managing software development projects
Experience managing projects using either an agile software development methodology and delivering these projects on time
Experience in managing small, mid and large-scale projects in a fast paced environment handling multiple, competing priories.
Experience with project teams in Process Mapping, Use Case development, and User Interface design
Exceptional communication and presentation skills (to-the-point and clear) and ability to both lead and work within a team
Working knowledge of JIRA
Experience producing high quality documentation
Advanced experience of Microsoft Office applications
Experience of working in or implementing a DevOps delivery model is a big plus

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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