Technical Delivery Analyst 030862
Organisation - Customers, Communication and Technology
Job - Technology Development
Position Type - Full Time
Agile Project Manager
£50,000 - £60,000 plus Excellent Benefits
North Greenwich, London
The Technical Delivery Analyst is responsible for the end to end technical delivery across multiple contributing vendors and teams to deliver a solution which meets the broad customer objectives. The vendor and teams involved consist of a mix of both internal, such as Agile Development Teams, and external, such as a software application supplier.
The role holder is responsible for the high quality output and development of detailed plans ensuring that application solutions are delivered to time and cost budgets.
• Responsible for defining the technical delivery strategy for new assignments as part of project start-up and initiation
• Responsible for executing technical delivery strategy and formulating detailed plans that ensure all parties that are required to contribute to the delivery do so in a coordinated manner.
• Responsible for maintaining risks and issues logs on complex technical deliveries ensuring that mitigations are developed in a timely manner to protect the delivery
• Responsible for ensuring that agreed performance metrics used for measuring delivery are tracked and reported on in agreed timescales and that deviation from the plan is appropriately dealt with to protect the delivery.
• Responsible for defining and agreeing scope and roles with the Programme Team ensuring there is no overlap of responsibility.
• Accountable for quality assurance of all team outputs, establishing people standards and building a strong technical capability
• Supporting the Technical Delivery Lead across the programme of projects worked on by the Agile Development Teams.
• Expert knowledge in planning and project management tools and techniques
• Expert in systems development technologies and methodologies, in particular agile scrum
• Expert in end-to-end delivery including the engagement of multiple technical disciplines
• Broad knowledge of mixed system development methodology environments, those particularly in multi vendor (internal and external) environments
• Broad knowledge of techniques to manage and resolve conflicting priorities in single vendor environments, ensuring balanced and timely decision making that is cost effective and does not yield unnecessary risks to TfL
• Broad knowledge of customer facing and back office technologies and architectures, particularly those that relate to public transport operations
• Degree in relevant subject area or project planning certification is desirable
• Ability to manage whole lifecycle outputs of complex systems project portfolios, including but not limited to; the software itself, release documentation, operational documentation, training documentation, and design documentation
• Extensive ability to manage project portfolio issues and risks, ensuring reasoned and balanced go/no-go decision making
• Extensive ability to manage project outputs ensuring an appropriate balance of delivery schedule/costs with quality
• Ability to manage ambiguity across multiple vendors and projects through the use of an interlocking plan
• Strong written and verbal communication skills including ability to explain complex information with senior management and directors, produce summary and feasibility reports on complex technical and business issues.
• Strong soft skills for effective communication, influencing and negotiating
• Extensive experience of detailed release planning and technical delivery through whole systems development lifecycle
• Proven ability to lead technical delivery across portfolio of complex, multi vendor systems development projects
• Strong history and track record in prioritising and delivering systems development outputs to schedule and cost
Closing date for applications: Thursday 8th August 2019 @ 23:59
Please apply using your CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter.
Please think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description and ensure your CV and cover letter reflects the requirements of the role you are applying for. Short listing will be carried out on the basis of answers to any pre-screening questions and the information on your CV and covering letter.
In return for your dedication and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area and role, but may include:
• Final salary pension scheme
• Free travel for you on the TfL network
• A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan
• 30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays
• Private healthcare discounted scheme (optional)
• Tax-efficient childcare payments
• Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
• Retail, health, leisure and travel offers
• Discounted Eurostar travel
Health & Safety Statement
All employees have a general duty in law to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
All employees must understand and be committed to Transport for London’s Health and Safety Policy statement and the Company’s safety priorities and be aware of their contribution to such priorities.
All employees must also be aware of and comply with the current health and safety legislation and other Company requirements that are relevant to their job.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.
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