Software Delivery Manager - Agile, Financial services

07 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Delivery Manager - Agile, Financial services

Major Fintech based in the city, who provide financial investment management, CRM & Trading Solutions software development services require an experienced Software Delivery Manager with a strong Agile background.

The successful Software Delivery Manager will lead a small number of Agile teams (.Net & Java) to drive the delivery of complex IT projects involving Real Time data systems across both new & existing business, oversee all aspects of software development & help strategise & grow this business function. A client-facing delivery role that requires strong technical skills with software development, & exposure to modern tech around messaging frameworks and Real Time systems.

This role will perfectly suit a 'hands-on' Software Delivery Manager with a consultancy and programming background within Financial Services, with experience of leading, motivating Agile teams & defining the strategic direction of a business.

  • Previous Software Delivery Manager
  • Experience of software/project delivery within a SME consultancy providing data solutions and systems to the Financial Services/Fintech sector (Buy Side, Trading, eFX etc.)
  • Consultancy, client-facing, client engagement advantageous
  • Excellent Agile/Scrum experience; demonstrable experience of managing a small number of Agile teams
  • Technical background in software development (full SDLC), ideally in either Java or .NET with recent exposure to modern tech around Real Time systems, messaging frameworks, HTML 5 etc.
  • Pragmatic and commercially focused approach to business strategy and growth
  • Strong people leadership skills, as well as stakeholder management at Board and 'C' level
  • Strong academic background; degree educated in a technical or computer science related subject essential
  • Ability to run multiple projects for external clients at any one time

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