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Agile Process Manager, Scrum Master, Kanban, Lean, Agile Coach, Software Delivery at IT Servicer Provider

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Experience desired
3 years
Salary Offered
£ 700 Per Day
Job type
Contract
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 11, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
collaborative, dependencies, synchronise, stakeholders, negotiating, contexts
Secondary skills
Lean Coach, Agile, enthusiasm
Benefits
£700 per Day
Job description

My client a world-leading provider of information solutions is currently looking for an Agile Process Manager to join their team on a 3 month contract. The Agile Process Manager will be working as a part of the delivery teams, coaching and developing the agile practices and culture.

Key Tasks and Deliverables of the Agile Coach

  • Facilitating delivery in a hands-on role including, but not limited to:
    • Measure and track throughput and lead time for work items through complex value chains involving multiple teams
    • Actively manage the teams' delivery by creating and analysing data - eg lead time, burn-ups
    • Use data to forecast delivery schedules and support negotiations around prioritisation and staffing
    • Facilitate planning meetings and retrospectives
    • Work with the Product Managers & delivery teams to estimate backlog items and ensure optimal flow through the delivery process
    • Delve into detail to help teams overcome technical problems
    • Creating a continuous improvement environment
    • Work at both a team level and a department level to increase delivery maturity.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build collaborative, professional, and successful relationships with product and delivery teams and the wider business
  • Provide visibility into the status and progress of work.
  • Manage dependencies between teams. Co-ordinate and synchronise dependent work items across disciplines and teams
  • Build shared understanding of obstacles to progress; negotiate to remove obstacles
  • Support the Agile Delivery Manager in building consistent processes across multiple teams
  • Communicate with stakeholders and manage their expectations
  • Foster a sense of energy, drive and purpose in the delivery teams
  • Aspire to inspire.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Strong Agile software delivery experience eg with Scrum and/or Kanban
  • Experience of all parts of the product life cycle including end-of-life
  • Experience negotiating scope and priority of projects with product teams and business stakeholders
  • Proven ability to influence decision-making at all levels within an organization, and in a variety of contexts
  • Evidence of problem solving and providing creative solutions
  • Experience as an Agile/Lean Coach
  • A technical background in software development, testing or operations is an advantage but not essential
  • Energy and enthusiasm for delivery and implementing change
  • A methodology-agnostic, pragmatic approach to delivery management

Agile Process Manager, Scrum Master, Kanban, Lean, Agile Coach, Software Delivery

Referral Scheme: If this role isn't for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

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SAS Support Analyst/Engineer at IT Servicer Provider

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Experience desired
5 years
Salary Offered
£ 450 Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
Leeds
Posted date
Sep 04, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
SAS, UNIX, SQL, Maestro Scheduler, Deal Negotiations
Secondary skills
Analytical skills, decision making, EARS, Berlin Scheduler, Mentoring & Coaching
Benefits
£425-475/Day
Job description

Technologies 
SAS, UNIX, SQL, Maestro (TWS), Berlin Scheduler

Technical Skills 
SAS, UNIX, SQL 
Analytical skills, decision making, forward thinking 
Working knowledge of Live Service Systems and applications 
Experience of EARS (Remedy) 
Experience of Maestro Scheduler and Berlin Scheduler.

Day to Day Task 
Responsible for supporting the application aspects of multiple live services 
Management of live incidents 
Investigation of incidents and provision of resolutions. Interaction/interface with Solutions Delivery (project handover, Clone testing, etc.) 
Involvement in live incidents escalated via other support teams. Co-ordination with New Projects to gain an understanding of Live Support Requirements 
Provision of Out Of Hours (On Call) cover on a rota basis 
Collection of adhoc statistics 
Housekeeping on Live Services and Databases 
Creation & maintenance of support documentation (LSMs, etc.) 
Attend Live support and customer meetings 
Enhancement suggestions through Change Proposals/CIPs and Trouble Tickets 
Technical Advice/Support to other areas inc. the customer 
Prior Migration Knowledge (Currently migrating from SAS 9.1.3 to SAS 9.4). 
Involved in the development of new products.

 

Business Skills 
Client Facing, Good Negotiation skills, well organized and proactive, Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, with a positive 'can do'attitude. 
Mentoring & Coaching Junior members of the team. 
Base location is Newcastle but may have to travel to London and Telford for meetings.

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Test Manager at Water Utilities Company

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Experience desired
3 years
Salary Offered
£ 600 Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
London
Posted date
Sep 01, 2018
Industry
Accounting
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Primary skills
Main Skills, QA and Testing, Meeting project deadlines, Project Delivery Framework, Communicating in both a written and verbal form, Being persistent and resilient, Working in a diverse environment, Additional Skills, Metering Experience, Meter data management experience
Secondary skills
Coordinating people and teams, Multitasking, Negotiating and networking, Being dynamic and self-motivated, Achieving set objectives, Experience of Energy IP and Azure Platform, Ability to manage post go-live tickets, HPQC Experience, Experience on complex interface architecture testing
Benefits
up to £600 a Day inclusive of expenses (no expenses allowed)
Job description

The objective of the role will be to work within the testing team, supporting the BAT Test Programme Manager to deliver reliable, innovative and effective testing activities to ensure the business needs on time, budget and quality are met across the Transformation and Small Change portfolios.

What is the purpose of this role?

This water Utilities Company based in the Thames Valley is looking for a test manager whose duties are on the coordination of all testing activities during every stage of the test process on the MDMS (Meter Data Management System) Programme, as well as coordination with the alliance partner Test Manager. Authoritative guidance and advice to the test team is an important aspect of the job, as is advising on the practicality of the project.

What makes this role unique?

This role will deliver the test strategy and test management of a team of IS test team leads (x4) and 20 test agents. The role will also set up standardised testing for this water utilities company

What will this role involve?

Main Tasks

Conducting test performance reviews

Maintaining and improving testing roles

Facilitating development of test scripts

Evaluating training and development needs of testers

Managing tests from end to end

Developing testing strategies and gaining approval from the Test Assurance Team within the TTA.

Setting up test schedules

Documenting tests findings and completion report into CAB

Supervising test teams

What skills are we looking for?

Main Skills

QA and Testing

Meeting project deadlines and adhering to the Project Delivery Framework

Coordinating people and teams

Multitasking

Negotiating and networking

Communicating in both a written and verbal form

Being dynamic and self-motivated

Being persistent and resilient

Achieving set objectives

Working in a diverse environment

Experience of Energy IP and Azure Platform

Additional Skills

Ability to manage post go-live tickets

Metering Experience

HPQC Experience

Experience on complex interface architecture testing

Meter data management experience

Flexibility to travel to Reading, Swindon and Langley

Data Migration Management

Experience with Sales Force, Mainframe and Interface Systems.

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Head of IT, IT Manager at IT Infrastructure Mgmt Company

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Experience desired
5 years
Salary Offered
£ 72.5K Per Year
Job type
Permanent
Location
Brighton
Posted date
Aug 17, 2018
Industry
IT
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Primary skills
Bachelor's degree in computer science, unblock issues, Financial Management, Set goals, Team Management, Agile and Waterfall, Clear communicator
Secondary skills
manage Change Control, budgeting and negotiation, 3rd party engagements, Financial Services sector
Benefits
£65k - £80k per annum + Benefits
Job description

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

*Partners with the CTO in providing technology vision and direction for the enterprise.
*Is responsible for driving focus and prioritization within the IT organization through working with the Head of Portfolio Planning and defining governance principles and processes.
*Oversees the development and maintenance of IT policies, procedures, methodologies, and governance - as well as performance management frameworks and metrics - to ensure the IT organization delivers value to the enterprise.
*Works with the CTO and business leadership team, providing broad insight to IT domains and capabilities in support of enterprise wide business decisions.
*Establishes and implements continuous-improvement programs for the IT organization.
*Stays current with developments in new market trends and innovations in technology and the leadership of enterprise IT.
*Drives and facilitates effective collaboration and communications between the IT organization and other areas of the business.
*Responsible for directing the preparation, review and consolidation of business plans and budgets for the IT organization.
*Regularly review IT costs and cost structures for IT services and products so that the financial implications of IT projects and activities are communicated to the proper IT and business executives.

Essential Capabilities/Experience:

*A Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience, OR relevance vocational qualification(s) with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience
*Ability to unblock issues with third parties through relationships and escalations thereby minimising negative impacts on delivery 
*A background in technology delivery with previous experience across governance, vendor management, financial management and delivery
*Strong experience in influencing others through developing trusted relationships
*Identifies and acts on opportunities for continuous improvement.
*Encourages prudent risk taking, exploration of alternative approaches and organizational learning.
*Demonstrates personal commitment to change through actions and words.
*Mobilizes others to support change through times of stress and uncertainty.
*Sets and accomplishes challenging goals.
*Defines standards in terms of doing what is appropriate and doing it well.
*Competes resourcefully, and takes calculated risks to achieve results.
*Encourages and facilitates cooperation and results orientation.
*Fosters an environment of collaboration.
*Inspires, motivates and guides team members.
*Fosters commitment, team spirit, pride and trust.
*Proven experience of demonstrating good industry practices and behaviours 
*Strong project management skills/qualifications ideally with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
*Experience in defining and managing activities with quantifiable measures to deliver architecture work to planned schedules, budgets and quality to support broader delivery
*Define and report status in a meaningful manner 
*Clear communicator both written and verbally

Desired Capabilities/Experience:

*Ability to define and manage Change Control experience and engage within IT Governance processes
*Experience of budgeting and negotiation
*Management of 3rd party engagements (from selection, through execution to closeout)
*Strong industry relationships with product vendors and IT community
*Background in Financial Services sector.

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