Job Description:

Head of Delivery (for Bangalore)

India - Bangalore

Reporting to Operations Director

Advanced is expanding and is building great software teams that create products in the Healthcare, Enterprise Resource Planning, Education and many other markets in the UK We are now in immediate need for talented leader who can ensure we deliver excellent quality solutions on time and within budget to a challenging but very exciting market

About the role

As a Head of Delivery for Advanced you will be responsible for the overall leadership of our Bangalore based Development teams

The key responsibilities will include

q Leading, Growing and mentoring the team

q Bringing strong technology leadership to drive high quality and faster-to-market solutions

q Complete ownership of all product deliveries coming out of our Bangalore office, including facets of people management, project oversight and delivery strategies

q Provide leadership to Delivery Management staff who will be responsible for managing different product portfolios

q Oversee the deliveries made from the Bangalore based teams including reports and risks/ issues

q Drive a culture of innovation and process optimisation

q Foster collaborative work culture along with Development Directors to successfully create and develop integrated UK and Indian teams

q Build and Maintain strong relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders

q Working closely with our CoE s and CoP s and Architecture team to ensure that software is developed to a high standard, using the right technologies, and delivered on time

q Developing staff through our comprehensive My Evolution programme giving employees the tools and opportunities to maximise success in their roles

q Assessing training requirements and ensuring continued technical improvement of all our resources (Developers, Testers, Business Analysts, )

q Foster and establish a culture of continuous improvement and innovation

q Ensure excellent agile processes are followed and that teams continually evolve

q Resolve dependencies or impediments in the development process

The Requirements

You will bring excellent knowledge and skills to the role and generate enthusiasm across teams; working closely with your UK counterparts to introduce new technologies and continually improve working practices

The ideal candidate will have

q Previous experience of running Product Delivery organization in the software industry

q Excellent understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and Support lifecycle

q Excellent understanding of Agile methodology

q Know what it takes to write robust, clean, maintainable code - preferably by having had hands on software development experience

q Experience of hybrid waterfall and agile delivery

q Previous experience of SAFE or equivalent frameworks

q Comfortable managing expectations and reporting on positive as well as negative news

q Excellent contributor and coaching skills

q Strong leadership skills

q A high level understanding of the functionality of the company products as required

q Excellent organisational skills (Ownership, time management, administration etc)

q Strong inter-personal skills, the ability to influence others and be self-motivated

q A willingness to take initiative in problem identification and solution provision

q Willingness to travel to UK for short durations, as required

Technically

q Experience of agile project management tools; preferably Jira

q Experience of software quality tools; preferably SonarQube and/ or BlackDuck

q Experience of continuous integration and deployment

q Good understanding of n-tier software development

q Effective use of source control systems, preferably GitHub

q Experience of Object Oriented programming, SOLID principles and design patterns

q Service Oriented Architecture/ distributed architecture

q Experience in developing application for the cloud including using cloud based development environment

q Experience in deploying application in the cloud

Join the A team!

Join a business that embraces innovation, gives you the scope to seize every opportunity and will help get you where you want to go Life at Advanced begins in an unprecedented environment with a role that matters, taking you on a fast paced journey of discovery, however big that might be

We re one of the UK s largest and fastest growing software companies True partnership is the defining thing that makes us different from the competition We pride ourselves on delivering focused software solutions for public sector, enterprise commercial and health & care organisations that simplify complex business challenges and deliver immediate value,

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Industry : IT - Software
Salary : Not Disclosed
Deadline : 22nd Jul 2020

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