Agile Delivery Lead

at Growth Street Ltd in London

(₤55000 - ₤75000 per year)

We need an Agile Delivery Manager to work with our two Scrum teams helping to coach and promote self organisation within the engineering function and ultimately be responsible for their ability to deliver

If you answer “yes” to the following questions, then we could be a great match:

Have you managed multiple scrum teams and played a part in productivity increases of 2x?
Do you get inspired by changing the way teams work and product is delivered, able to bring teams with you on the journey to becoming truly agile?
You will be part of a fantastic team that constantly demonstrates the values of being curious, being in-sync and beating expectations.

Our expectations are for you to:

Lead on agile and lean practices using a variety of agile and lean tools and techniques in order to help the team deliver value and remain focused on the product vision.
Build long term capability, through nurturing and promoting self organisation leading to an increasing transparency and trust through autonomy, mastery and purpose.
Be concerned with the health and happiness of the team members, encouraging and motivating the team and protect them from external distractions and politics
Leverage some project management activities that fall to the delivery manager such as stakeholder relationships (supporting the product owner), tracking wider metrics, ROI and anything which is necessary to support the team in delivering value.
Understand the importance of paying back technical debt through refactoring and appreciate the trade-offs between tech debt and business focused tasks.
Challenging business requests to ensure you are continuously delivering the best possible outcome.
Be accountable for all aspects of quality and delivery in the development, testing, deployment and production support of software

We are on a mission to create a new kind of financial service. Growth Street is building a business banking platform to support the 5 million SMEs that power Britain.

We’re passionate about helping growing businesses maximise their potential, making applying for credit as quick and easy as possible. We have crafted an efficient marketplace for both borrowers and lenders, so they can get a better deal and a better service than the banks can offer. We are not a bank, and we are far more than an alternative lender. We are something better.

We are a rapidly growing team of 40 from all kinds of backgrounds. We are deeply ambitious, we work hard and we work together.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Significant hands-on experience with Agile methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum within a fast paced startup environment
You are are a confident communicator, with both technical and non-technical people.
Effective servant leader with a proactive approach
You have excellent time management.
You ‘do’ Agile properly.
You have the gravitas to inspire the teams, and help coach & mentor less experienced members.
Are an advocate of best-breed practices including test-driven development, code reviews, continuous integration & delivery
Have experience of web / mobile app development, ideally from a technical background
Confidence to challenge and improve the status quo
Aiding the product owner and the wider team with the introduction of Story Mapping and other highly productive planning concepts

A competitive salary with performance linked bonus
Employer pension contributions of 5% of your base salary
Generous training, equipment and IT budget
The tools you require to get the job done
A strong and clear company culture, focused on growth
Participation in an employee equity scheme
25 days of holiday plus Bank Holidays
The role is based from our London offices. We are located 1 minute from Aldgate Tube station.
The salary for this role is between £55,000 and £75,000pa
The closing date for this role is 11th November 2017.

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Published at 12 Oct 2017
Expires on 11 Nov 2017