DELIVERY MANAGER

ROLE DESCRIPTION

At United Vanning we are all about producing the best results in partnership with the client.  As a consultant you will build your experience of our software development and project approach and of our clients’ systems.  You will very quickly gain the opportunity to be in touch with the client directly, and see your deliverables make a direct contribution to their business.  The role will entail a variety of tasks including:

  • Creating solution proposals that will evolve or transform our clients’ IT landscapes and deliver true business value.
  • Scoping and selling those solutions in parallel with delivering ongoing projects
  • Planning from initial concept through to creating work breakdown structures as well as detailed delivery and deployment project plans
  • Demonstrating solutions and proofs of concept with confidence to the client
  • Close professional collaboration with clients to ensure that we thoroughly understand what’s best for their business needs and what will achieve the most effective outcomes
  • Validating and enforcing that design and architectural patterns are being followed
  • Taking responsibility and gaining experience across the Software Development Lifecycle, from requirements gathering through to integration, acceptance and live system support
  • Ensuring quality including writing and executing test cases.  (Not that this is a significant proportion of the role but all our project managers participate in testing to know the application in detail) 
  • Orchestrating the writing of infrastructure and release documentation

ESSENTIAL SKILLS or EXPERIENCE

To be considered for this position you will have: 

  • An intense interest in building and delivering solutions
  • An excellent proven track record in project management both waterfall and agile
  • A 1st or 2:1 Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent Science disciplines
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Very good technical and architectural understanding
  • An excellent understanding of release management processes, documents and policies
  • A detailed understanding of version control, branching and configuration management
  • A good understanding of infrastructure, firewalls, DMZ, ports, communication patterns, 

You will be: 

  • An excellent customer partner.  Building the understanding of the customer organisation and engaging with key stakeholders
  • Confident in status reporting and escalations with good diplomatic skills
  • An analytical problem solver who is comfortable tackling uncertainty
  • Vigilant over your budget ensuring that follow-up processes and procedures are implemented in the wider team
  • Self-motivated, with an enthusiasm to deliver your best and the organisation to plan your tasks effectively
  • A clear communicator, both verbally and in written form, adept at sharing information
  • Someone that works well in a team and individually
  • Willing to travel on occasion, generally within Europe or the US
  • Passionate about self-improvement and learning about technology across a variety of different business domains 

DESIRABLE SKILLS or EXPERIENCE

  • Open source project delivery
  • Java, C/C++, Python programming experience 
  • Blockchain, Crypto protocols 
  • Software development and testing within a commercial environment 

Knowledge of these technology areas would be a bonus:

  • Big Data e.g. Hadoop; 
  • Messaging architectures e.g. JMS; 
  • Web applications e.g. JBoss, Javascript, Springboot, Angular; 
  • Database storage e.g. Postgres, Oracle, SQL, JPA, Hibernate 
COMPENSATION PACKAGE 

United Vanning offers an excellent package which includes: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • On-Call compensation
  • Private Health Insurance 

If you would like to apply for this role, or register your interest for the future, please send your CV to: cv@unitedvanning.com

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