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4th Apr

Software Delivery Manager

— Rapid business growth & career progression

£45K - £60K
  • Variety of web, mobile & data science application projects centred on IIoT. 
  • High-growth period with scope to get from 35 to 100 in the next 2 years. 
  • International customer base working with a diverse range of household names. 

A well-reputed predictive analytics & application consulting provider is going through a rapid period of growth and are looking for an established Software Delivery Manager to join their team. Born in America, the Bristol office is now at 35 (developers, testers, data scientists/engineers) with scope to get to 50 in 2019, and 100 in the next 2 years. They work in a highly Agile environment, working with an incredibly diverse & global customer base spread across the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Spain & Monaco. The business are constantly looking to integrate new & emerging technologies into the business, a lot of their techies are customer facing as well. 
What skills you'll need

  • Proven background in project/software delivery management with several direct reports. 
  • Ability to work in a highly Agile software development environment, as well as capability to act as Scrum Master if needed (certification would be preferred). 
  • Skilled in managing the implementation of a variety of systems including: websites, mobile, web apps, data science etc. 
  • Understanding of software/mobile development and various web frameworks, preferably with some hands-on JavaScript experience though this isn’t essential. 
  • Excellent customer engagement & stakeholder management capability. 
  • Significant budget management and internal/external project team management background. 
  • Any understanding of Machine Learning, Data Science or IoT would be highly beneficial.

What you'll be doing 
Managing an Agile front-end team of 15 developers/testers, you will take accountability for project delivery & overall application architecture, liaising between customers and technical resources to establish timescales, costs & requirements to assist in the preparation of business proposals. You will be expected to act as Scrum Master if required, responsible for sprint planning, execution and reviews, as well as advocating Agile practices across the team. You will need to grasp technical details quickly, familiarising yourself with the architecture of any given project so you can adjust your approach to best support the customer’s requirements. This role sits in the application consulting team but you will also be working closely with the data science function; this is a customer facing role where you will be establishing & maintaining solid work relationships as well as working with key business stakeholders at all levels, so communication is key.
What you'll get in return for your experience

The company offer a very relaxed & casual environment, offering flexible working hours (core day is 10am – 4pm) and plenty of scope for training & progression. As the business expands there will be scope to move into more of a Directorate position depending on which way you see your career going, and they encourage their employees to go on a range of training courses & tech conferences. They’re offering a generous salary (c£60K), health pension scheme and free food in the office. It really does have the culture of a start-up but with the backing of a large international business! 
What next?
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an amazing company, so if you're interested, send your CV to Joe ASAP or give us a call to find out more.

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Joe Mawson

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