Engineering Lead

Titolo: Engineering Lead
Tipologia di contratto: Permanent
Luogo: City of London, London
Stipendio: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Arbitro: OJATAM2_1558357525
Nome del contatto: Jack Sears
Contatto email:
Lavoro pubblicato: mesi 4 fa

Descrizione del lavoro

Oliver James Associates have been mandated by a leading UK investment management firm based in London to search for an experienced Engineering Lead on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity for an IT & project professional to oversee the IT functions and to ensure successful delivery of multiple programmes. The client offers a very desirable working culture and the chance to join a market-leading investment manager.

To apply for this position, you must have experience of the following:

  • Experience in Agile and Lean based process improvements in a large organisation.
  • Experience in managing, leading and delivering Agile projects in a distributed agile environment preferably within financial services.
  • Experience in enterprise Agile frameworks such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) with the ability to guide business partners through the right path for Agile adoption and maturity.
  • Experience in consulting or implementing Agile processes in Legacy application environment.
  • Project management and planning.
  • Project analysis and reporting through product and iteration burn-up charts, velocity and quality monitoring, and product release roadmap.
  • User-centred requirements engineering, acceptance criteria and testing charters.
  • Management of stakeholder expectations.

Typical day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery - Collaborate with business partners to manage and deliver value add technology services to the business.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and thought leadership to delivery teams on Agile and related methodologies.
  • Contribute to improving delivery efficiency through strategic thinking, innovation and methodology improvement.
  • Work closely with stakeholders from Risk, Operations and Distribution to influence and deliver change to the benefit of the company.
  • Work closely and oversee Development & QA, ensuring disciplines & standards are met in order to deliver change effectively.
  • Manage requirements for software systems and the processes they support.
  • Communicate risks and issues pertaining to the project to all internal stakeholders.
  • Act as Scrum Master for one or more Scrums and manage day to day interactions with the project team ensuring Time, Cost and Quality criteria are met.
  • Act as a communications lead between different stakeholder groups.
  • Elicit, understand and analyse requirements for software systems.
  • Liaising with Enterprise Architecture team to verify technology solutions.
  • Ensure that software changes are suitably tested and handed over to IT & non-IT Operations in a timely/controlled manner.

This is a permanent opportunity based in London paying up to £70000 (plus benefits) dependant on experience.