Context We seek for a proactive and driven IT technical leader with proven experience in Agile software development to help launch and grow a new Agile (BizDevOps) squad.
Your squad is responsible for the specification-to-production lifecycle of mission-critical software and configuration (Specify, develop, test, deploy, and support) Responsibilities You will be the voice of the Dev / Ops team when dealing with internal and external stakeholders, and must be able to defend the team's direction and manage their workload.
In addition to leading the technical (Dev / Ops) functions, you will work closely with your Biz colleagues to professionally manage (potentially conflicting) requirements from internal (business and technical) customers and external commercial customers.
This requires solid project management, negotiation skills, and the ability to translate technical messages to business and executive stakeholders, in addition to being a confident, trusted Team Leader.
You will develop and document custom code, rules, and mappings between different standard formats, according to specifications that you will co-create with your Biz colleagues.
As the release master and ultimate responsible for the team's deliverables, you will design, deliver, and maintain the procedures and tools needed to professionally govern the assets that the squad develops.
Profile At least 8 years' experience developing, testing, and deploying mission critical software, ideally in the financial industry using industry standards such as ISO 20022.
Software development and scripting experience Java, Python, Perl, Ant, or similar. Model-driven development an advantage.
4GL / Mapping and formal rule definition languages. Proven Agile software development and governance experience. Confidence working with Agile teams / tools (GIT, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins) Integration, testing, and automation mind-set.
Flexibility / adaptability to react quickly to changing requirements in a competitive market. Confident communicator, fluent in English (speaking, writing, reading), additional languages are an asset.
Confident project manager, able to coordinate and manage team's priorities