Agile Programme Lead

Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
12 days ago

Role - Agile Programme Lead

Duration - 5 Months

Location - Remote

Inscope of IR35

Would you like to join an award winning global technology company.

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Role Description

Work with Product Owners and DevOps teams, and responsible for the delivery, on-going success & continuous improvement of a discrete set of products or business services, or shared products/platforms/environments that are used/consumed by other DevOps Teams

Accountable to review requirements from a testability perspective and formulate the non-functional & security testing strategy

Accountable for ensuring compliance of the products and services with mandatory and regulatory requirements, control objectives in the risk and control framework and technical currency (in line with published standards and guidelines) and, with the architecture function, implementation of the business imperatives

Accountable for the creation and management of epics, backlog management and prioritization across teams and for conformance to the IT operating model with regards to Agile and Technology Practices

Accountable for ensuring that all activities performed by Teams adhere to the relevant Service Management Standards, and high data quality exists in Service Management systems of record

Accountable for ensuring that test strategies across DevOps activities are in place across teams for the products they support

Ensure service resilience, service sustainability and recovery time objectives are met for all the software solutions delivered

Skills Required

  • Program Management and project Management skills

  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Excellent communication skills & team player
  • Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD,
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Experience coaching at large organisations
  • Experience with large scale Agile: SAFE, LESS, Disciplined Agile
  • Experience working with Behavior Based Development or Test Driven Development
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