Development Manager

#R-00127445
Location
Chennai, India
Contract
Permanent - Full Time
Brand
NatWest Group
Job category
Software Engineering - Technology
Posted
07/06/2021
Closing date for applications: 21/06/2021

Join us as a Development Manager

  • As a Development Manager, you’ll set the strategic direction of the team, supported by the senior technical members
  • You’ll take responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of strategic and tactical projects, delivering agreed business outcomes and coordinating various technology and change teams to achieve this
  • This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to share their subject matter expertise and help shape the future direction of the function

What you'll do

We’ll look to you to be making sure that project deliverables can achieve customer goals, within a well-considered total cost of ownership, as well as making sure that the reputation of the bank is built, safeguarded, and kept foremost in the mind, while interacting with all stakeholders.

You’ll also be:

  • Making sure that work done is aligned to the principles of software development across the bank
  • Delivering architectural and functional improvements that will have a positive impact on our technology estate and business
  • Driving and contributing to the technology strategy roadmap
  • Understanding and incorporating requirements originating from the programmes in which the project team is involved
  • Influencing delivery plans and coordinating delivery across multiple projects and deliverables

The skills you'll need

Experience in leading and managing development teams will be required, as will knowledge of the key phases of software delivery lifecycles and established software development methodologies. We’ll also look for experience in driving change through to a successful conclusion and the ability to influence at all levels. And if you have previous exposure to micro services and Cloud IaaS and PaaS this would be an advantage.

You’ll also bring:

  • A minimum of 10 years' experience as a Development Manager and three years' Scrum Master or Release Train Manager experience
  • A background of Java or J2EE web application development
  • A high level of proficiency in Scrum and Kanban, with experience of running multiple, global scrum teams
  • Good knowledge of technical architecture and the functionality of applications used to support the business
  • Strong knowledge of project finances and reporting
  • Solid influencing skills and the ability to work with senior stakholders and product owners