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Software Delivery Manager

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Recruiter: UKTV
Listed on: 9th February
Location: Remote working / Hammersmith, London
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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A little bit about our team

The Projects Team are responsible for delivering transformative projects across UKTV. They consist of a Business Analysts and Project Managers, and together with Developers based in Leeds deliver a large programme of work. As well as delivering critical projects on time and within budget the team also enable the business to prioritise the list of projects to be worked on. Working with teams across the company they deliver UKTV's future. They are a delivery-focused team, are fun to work with and have great relationships with internal teams and 3rd party suppliers. 

Purpose of the role

This is a key position working in UKTV Tech and Ops team, focused on coordinating the software development that underpins the delivery of UKTV's media supply chain. UKTV has a complex solution built with "off the shelf software" and in-house development. UKTV has recently embraced Ci/CD and DevOps; building and launching a cloud native media management solution as a key strategic pillar servicing all of UKTV's VoD and Linear Playout

In this role you will get to...

Contribute to migrating systems in various phases toward a mature and holistic Ci/CD cycle:

  • Coordinating UKTV development delivery using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently.
  • Work with UKTV stakeholders to coordinate backlog prioritisation, and translate this into user stories.
  • Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - drive the prioritising, coordinate work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team.
  • Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team
  • Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the deployment stage.
  • Actively participating in the UKTV technical community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice.

We are looking for someone who is/has...

  • Prior experience working in an agile software delivery environment
  • Meticulously organised
  • Strong Jira and solid Confluence skills
  • Comfortable running the daily stand up discussing WIP limit, burndown and backlog grooming with the team
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, as you will be presenting at board meetings the RAG (Red, Amber, Green) status of various inflight development work to Heads of Departments and senior stakeholders

Don't have all the above, don't let that stop you! Here are some additional skills that we would like to hear about:

Understanding of development tools, process and methods such as DevOps, IaC, GitHubFlow, automated testing a distinct advantage

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

At UKTV, our inclusion vision is to truly represent society in our workforce and on-screen, and create a culture of fairness and respect where we champion difference so that every person feels included and empowered to do their best work. We are committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are given equal opportunity, and that we have diverse voices at the table in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone and we want UKTV to be a place where you can be your authentic self, give your best and develop your career free from discrimination of any kind.

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