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Director of Software Engineering & Delivery

Ref #: 7865
Xpertise Recruitment 11/11/2020
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire Not Disclosed Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2JA
Salary: £140-150k + bonus + benefits £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: N/A
Date: 11/11/2020
Director of Software Engineering & Delivery
Director of Software Engineering & Delivery - Yorkshire - £140-150k + bonus + benefits

Opportunity for a proven Software Engineering & Delivery Director to run a global function and build a new range of software products unsing modern delivery techniques.

Responsibilities include:

Leadership of the Software Development Mobile Apps, & other engineering functions ensuring products are designed and developed to strict regulatory policies and high client expectations.

Leadership of the Product Management function.

Design & implement best practice & standards with strict governance to secure uplift in quality and to minimise rework.

Run the Technical Transformation Strategy and Vision including the move from Waterfall to SAFe/Agile methodologies etc to drive improvements in capability, process and tooling to drive continuous improvement, to achieve quality uplift, develop re-usable micro-services to facilitate cost reduction and time to market.

Lead the Architecture Governance Board to ensure adherence to standards and policies, active management of software services and to coach and mentor development teams, reducing cost and uplifting quality and reducing time to market.

Created a Solutions Governance Board to govern solution management at a functional level across the global landscape to avoid duplication and to support development of micro services.

Manage the appropriate Management Dashboards to allow for effective decision-making.

Actively managed relationships with the most senior stakeholders, for the ultimate escalation point for issue resolution for Product Development.

Management of the pipeline of projects and delivery road maps necessary to support the Product Management business units and wider business change
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