Software Delivery Manager - Java - Derby (PR/CR/010212) Derby, England

Salary: GBP0 - GBP1 per annum + Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits

Software Delivery Manager - Java - Derby

Software Delivery ManagerĀ required for a growing organisation based in Derby, near to the train station, where you will play a key part in the software development team. You will manage a range of development projects from initiation and planning through to delivery and release. You will have responsibility for delivering quality software on time/in budget, whilst providing maximum business value.

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on leader, with experience of running software development teams and working with complex software solutions. The ideal candidate will preferably come from a software development background.

Key Responsibilities of the role

  • Directly manage teams of developers across multiple work streams, responsible for their productivity, quality and on-time delivery.
  • Plan the team's workload to ensure delivery to agreed time, scope, cost and quality metrics, and effectively prioritise between short-term reactive demands and long-term planning
  • Performing management (Scrum Master) duties in our software development environment, planning sprints and releases to deliver software that meets business objectives while effectively managing risk and impediments
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the technical challenges to support and mentor the development team
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders to negotiate and determine scope, requirements, schedules and budgets, employing risk management strategies as appropriate
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with product managers to help them manage the product backlog and produce an estimated and prioritised list of clear and concise user stories with acceptance criteria

Key Skills of the role

  • Ability to manage efficient Agile and Waterfall software development processes that maximise my client's delivery capability
  • Experience of running software development teams and software project management
  • Technically aware and must have experience working as a software developer
  • Experience in Java or any other OOP language
  • A leader of people, able to create and continuously improve an environment that inspires exceptional delivery and deals with issues that block this in a growth environment
  • Excellent communication skills, coupled with the ability to effectively and authentically influence
  • Resilient and thrives on getting the job done with the team to drive our success


The salary for this position is flexible for the right individual, please apply to discuss salary in more detail, plus excellent benefits and fantastic company culture.

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Software Delivery Manager - Java - Derby