Agile Delivery Manager[50,000 - 60,000 GBP]

Salary 50,000 - 60,000 GBP per year Requirements:- Proven track record in delivering projects and communicating progress and issues with all levels of the business.Certified Scrum Professional or equivalent (i.e. or Scrum Alliance qualifications)Experience of effecting organisational change to achieve agilityAgile techniques - User Stories, Continuous Integration, BDD/TDD, Pairing, Automated TestingMetrics in sprint delivery - burndown / burnup, incremental delivery, story points, cumulative flowResponsibilities:- Facilitate scrum ceremonies; planning, stand ups, retrospectives and reviewsApplying scrum within a hybrid delivery modelGuide sessions to shape upcoming work and deliveriesBring teams together to estimate the size of the upcoming workWork with Head of Engineering, Test Manager and other Delivery Leads to plan and schedule releasesResource and capacity planning across multiple squadsRemove impediments and blockers for squadsFacilitate inter team communication to identify and resolve dependenciesAbility to adapt and be comfortable working within a dynamic environmentAbility to counsel and motivate teams in the pursuit of deadlinesIdentify issues and risks in delivery, and propose solutions to thoseEncourage and foster closer collaboration between the development and product teamsHelp the team to improve how they workComfortable discussing build pipelines, branching and pull requests with the teamsReporting status of epic and releases to senior stakeholders, including producing delivery plansAccountable for the delivery of EPICSLine management, including performance reviews, of developersDrive out root cause identification through appropriate tools and techniques. This involves complex data collection and analysis, metrics identification and cross-domain understanding. This complex analysis covers the entire development pipeline including requirements gathering, development metrics, QA metrics, technology environments, deployment processes and data from the live environment and analytics.Technologies:- AWS- Big Data- Confluence- JIRAMore: Who are we?Planixs is the market-leading, Manchester-based FinTech that develops next-generation analytics and optimisation software designed to address the challenges around ‘Big Data’ in the Financial Services space. Established in 2011, we work with global financial institutions, in providing its award-winning product suite Realiti®, a cloud-based and on premise technology solution that delivers real-time intraday cash, collateral and liquidity management capabilities. Planixs was placed in the much respected Sunday Times Tech Track 100 (highest ranking Fintech business), and prior to that a finalist in the Northern Tech Awards 2018 (being the highest ranking Fintech business). The company was also recently awarded the RegTech of the Year accolade in the US FinTech Awards 2021.Our Head Office is in the centre of Manchester, where we sometimes meet to kick off projects, for specific work events, or socials, it is of course open during office hours for anyone to use.We have a growing client base, and are not only continuing to improve our core product, but also adding optional modules to enable functionality such as payment throttling, managing instruments other than cash, big data reporting and predicting payment profiles.What’s on offer? Planixs do everything to support their people and offer an extensive benefits package including:Competitive Salaries25 days holidayExtra day off on your birthday!PensionLife AssurancePrivate MedicalCash PlanCycle to work schemeFlexible workingCity Centre office What’s the role? As an Agile Delivery Manager you will work with multiple squads to deliver industry leading software solutions. These teams deliver the full stack suite, database, backend and front end, using a service based architecture. The software stack consists of LogicBlox, Postgres, Python and React and you will be expected to have a high level understanding of the architecture and technologies to be able to help guide delivery.

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