AWS Agile lead/Cloud Platform and Shared Services Engineering

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Job Description 

AWS Agile lead/Cloud Platform and Shared Services Engineering : 0000D13W 

Description

 

Description
The AWS Agile Lead will work within the globally distributed AWS Cloud platform team ensuring that the book of work is tracked, prioritised and delivered to the highest quality in a timely manner. Working with the AWS engineering team, Product Managers, ITID engineering and delivery teams and customers to ensure that all tasks are recorded, prioritised, estimated, capacity planned and delivered on time. Agree a hybrid agile process based on known standards (E.g. Scrum, Kanban, XP Etc.) and coach the team in best practice. Be accountable for the full Engineering delivery lifecycle. The role defines the metrics used to track continuous process improvement and works with other up and down stream suppliers to ensure an efficient operating model. Implementation of process, practices and tools that are simple, consistent, efficient and flexible.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities will include:

• Act as the customer point of contact for all Engineering requests
• Create a self-service engineering request process
• Own and maintain health of the Backlog.
• Plan and manage all agile related ceremonies (Stand ups, Sprint cycles, planning and estimation, Retrospectives)
• Maintain and manage all engineering and customer facing information and knowledge bases
• Gather requirements and provide continuous feedback loops between customer and  Engineering teams
• Provide Management reporting to ensure data driven discussions for continuous improvement e.g. Velocity, Burn down etc.
• Define both quantitative and qualitative metrics to use for continuous improvement
• Own and administrate tools (Jira, GSD and Confluence)

The ideal candidate for this role will have the below experience and qualifications:

• Experience in building globally distributed agile teams
• Managed an agile teams
• An understanding of the full SDLC
• Experience in dealing with Cloud service providers
• Experience in dealing with multiple support teams in the supply chain
• Have worked in an enterprise Financial Services company
• Customer/stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Application teams, cross functional IT and global/local IT teams
• An understanding of CSP’s and their services (Amazon, Google, Azure)
• Good leadership and teamwork skills - Works collaboratively in an agile environment with Stakeholders to deliver the service.
• Risk management effectiveness
• A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change
• Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
• Built effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same 

Essential Skills  
• Have experience managing an agile team in an enterprise
• Have experience managing stakeholders
• Have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
• Agile (DaD, Scrum, Kanban) certified
• Know how to use Jira and Confluence
• Demonstrable Risk Management knowledge
• Keen problem solving skills (Analytical and Creative)
• Ability to quickly acquire new skills 

 

Desirable Skills
• CSP Certifications  (AWS, GCP, Azure)
• Technical knowledge (CSP’s, CI/CD and automation tools)
• Experience operating in highly regulated industry, e.g. Financial Services

 

Qualifications

 

Description
The AWS Agile Lead will work within the globally distributed AWS Cloud platform team ensuring that the book of work is tracked, prioritised and delivered to the highest quality in a timely manner. Working with the AWS engineering team, Product Managers, ITID engineering and delivery teams and customers to ensure that all tasks are recorded, prioritised, estimated, capacity planned and delivered on time. Agree a hybrid agile process based on known standards (E.g. Scrum, Kanban, XP Etc.) and coach the team in best practice. Be accountable for the full Engineering delivery lifecycle. The role defines the metrics used to track continuous process improvement and works with other up and down stream suppliers to ensure an efficient operating model. Implementation of process, practices and tools that are simple, consistent, efficient and flexible.

 

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities will include:

• Act as the customer point of contact for all Engineering requests
• Create a self-service engineering request process
• Own and maintain health of the Backlog.
• Plan and manage all agile related ceremonies (Stand ups, Sprint cycles, planning and estimation, Retrospectives)
• Maintain and manage all engineering and customer facing information and knowledge bases
• Gather requirements and provide continuous feedback loops between customer and  Engineering teams
• Provide Management reporting to ensure data driven discussions for continuous improvement e.g. Velocity, Burn down etc.
• Define both quantitative and qualitative metrics to use for continuous improvement
• Own and administrate tools (Jira, GSD and Confluence)

 

The ideal candidate for this role will have the below experience and qualifications:

• Experience in building globally distributed agile teams
• Managed an agile teams
• An understanding of the full SDLC
• Experience in dealing with Cloud service providers
• Experience in dealing with multiple support teams in the supply chain
• Have worked in an enterprise Financial Services company
• Customer/stakeholder focus. Ability to build strong relationships with Application teams, cross functional IT and global/local IT teams
• An understanding of CSP’s and their services (Amazon, Google, Azure)
• Good leadership and teamwork skills - Works collaboratively in an agile environment with Stakeholders to deliver the service.
• Risk management effectiveness
• A track record of constantly looking for ways to do things better and an excellent understanding of the mechanism necessary to successfully implement change
• Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
• Built effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same 

 

Essential Skills  
• Have experience managing an agile team in an enterprise
• Have experience managing stakeholders
• Have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
• Agile (DaD, Scrum, Kanban) certified
• Know how to use Jira and Confluence
• Demonstrable Risk Management knowledge
• Keen problem solving skills (Analytical and Creative)
• Ability to quickly acquire new skills 

 

Desirable Skills
• CSP Certifications  (AWS, GCP, Azure)
• Technical knowledge (CSP’s, CI/CD and automation tools)
• Experience operating in highly regulated industry, e.g. Financial Services

 

 

Job Field

 : Information Technology

Primary Location

 : Asia Pacific-India-Telangana-Hyderabad

Schedule

 : Full-time 

Shift

 : Day JobType of Vacancy : Country vacancy

Job Posting

 : 13-May-2019, 17:55:06 

Unposting Date

 : Ongoing  



21 July 2019
Location: India Hyderabad
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Banking and Financial Services
Profession:
Information Technology
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