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Technical Delivery Lead/Manager - Permanent - Salary 85K & Flexible

Cactus IT Solutions UK Ltd

Posted on Mar 17, 2023 by Cactus IT Solutions UK Ltd

Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£85k - £85k Annual

Job Description:

As a Technical Delivery Lead at Senior Consultant grade your responsibilities would be expected to include:

  • Overseeing the delivery of products and services or functional components using agile methodologies
  • Managing and facilitating a cross-functional agile delivery team of Technical Architects, senior developers, and DevOps engineers.
  • Coordinating agile methodology ceremonies such sprint planning, reviews, and retrospectives
  • Working with the Product Managers and Product Owners to create product roadmaps.
  • Overseeing the creation of a backlog of prioritised and refined user stories with acceptance criteria
  • Ensuring that the end products are of the highest quality, fully tested and deployed within timelines.
  • Coordinating activities across teams and the delivery life cycle including Business & Systems Analysis, Creative, Content. Architecture, Development, Test, Business Change, and Project Management
  • Working closely with programme leadership to monitor progress, manage risks and dependencies.
  • Using data insights to inform the performance of the team and opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Assisting with resourcing needs of the agile delivery team for the appropriate mix of experience and capability
  • Assisting with coaching and mentoring to the team and looking for continuous improvement opportunities
  • The performance management of delivery team members, providing opportunity for self-development.
  • Encourage respect and inclusion, leading by example


To qualify for the role, you should have:

It would be desirable for you to also have:

  • Previous technical experience and awareness of micro services Architecture, AWS, Java, Python Postgres, Jenkins/Any CI, GIT, Selenium, Junit/TestNG, Cucumber/Gherkin, REST/API Testing, SOAPUI/Postman
  • Experience in managing both development and testing teams, including performance management and line management
  • Hands on working knowledge of JIRA and Confluence.
  • Packages and platforms used for Agile software development, testing and delivery management.
  • Designing and building digital solutions that meet the GDS Service Standard The political, commercial and technology challenges faced by the Central Government.
  • Hands on Agile delivery experience ie as a Agile Delivery Manager or Scrum Master or Technical project lead, working on digital or technology projects either at a leading consultancy, agency or Government organisation
  • Experience in working on digital projects which have included cross functional teams such as Designers, Researchers, UX, Product Owners & Developers Agile or Scrum Master certification, or be willing to attain the certification
  • Experience in coordinating ceremonies associated with Agile delivery, such as planning sessions, reviews and retrospectives
  • Experience in running workshops, in particular getting to the root cause of the problem
  • Displays Innovative leadership behaviours - coaching the team, self-organising, transparent, respectful to people's working styles, motivating
  • A self-starter, comfortable working in both process driven and ambiguous environments
  • Experience and a passion for working within Central Government and other sectors.
  • Experience in dealing with the commercial side of project delivery such as Statements of Work (SOWs), balance scorecard, supplier contracts and reports.
  • Proven capability of working successfully with senior client stakeholders and end-users, quickly building successful relationships and establishing credibility
  • A passion for digital and technology, with the drive and determination to continually learn new things and develop yourself and others
  • Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills, with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to work independently in a highly collaborative, team-based environment

Reference: 2513261686


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