Agile Development Manager - Permanent - Basingstoke

Job Ref: 50176792
Sectors: Software Development, PMO, Project & Programme Management, Other
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 11 May 2018
  • London, Hampshire, England
  • £60,000 - £70,000 per Annum
  • Alexander Stokoe
  • 0207 654 1125

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Agile Development Manager - Permanent - Basingstoke - Scrum, SDLC, Agile, TDD, BDD

My client, a leading insurer, require a Agile Development Manager to join them in their offices in the city on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities of the Agile Development Manager include;

  • Serve and support the Development Team in their continual improvement of the delivery processes, leading by example
  • Remove impediments either personally or by coaching and guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work and instead relying on discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Facilitating and planning Scrum events and ceremonies as required
  • Supporting the Product Owner through refining and managing the product backlog effectively
  • Coaching the development teams in self organisation and cross functionality
  • Work with Scrum Masters to increase effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organisation

Previous skills/experience required of the Agile Development Manager includes;

  • Advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and of several software development methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban, Lean Software Development, TDD, BDD)
  • Advanced knowledge of working in a .NET or Java environment
  • A demonstrable passion for Agile ways of working understanding that every team is different and so every agile implementation will be different.
  • Awareness and understanding backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with diverse personality types
  • Ability to coach and mentor the team to reach their highest potential
  • Confident in a client facing environment and able to communicate effectively with senior management

If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity, please send through your application at your earliest convenience.

Agile Development Manager - Permanent - Basingstoke - Scrum, SDLC, Agile, TDD, BDD

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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10/06/2018 14:43:51
GBP 60000 60000.