Software Product Development Manager

BAE Systems
England, Portsmouth, Hampshire
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Lisa Anderson
Software Product Development Manager
Would you like to be part of a fast paced and ever changing function? We currently have a vacancy for a Software Product Development Manager at our site in Portsmouth.

As a Head of Development, you will lead a talented multi-functional team including three scrum teams working in Agile to continually deliver high quality software products and solutions. You will understand, contribute to and interpret the wider business strategy and technical roadmaps, ensuring alignment of the delivery programme with customer requirements and strategic direction.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to lead a team, whilst being responsible for the full delivery cycle of software, ensuring that you deliver high quality solutions and products. You will need to be an evangelist for Agile and Dev Ops and capable of inspiring and mentoring the team to grow and excel in a challenging environment.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Product Development Manager will involve:

Providing knowledge and strong working experience of delivering software within an Agile environment

Contributing to the development and facilitating the interpretation of the business information strategy into a set of product and solutions

Facilitating the execution of team releases, cross functional features

Enabling the lean and agile ceremonies within the team, helping them to continually improve

Managing the steering board and governance processes to ensure effective stakeholder management, prioritisation, expectation management and business readiness activities

Facilitating communication and collaboration with other teams and partners to assure the release of complex multi-party systems integration projects

Managing financial budgets and funding sources against agreed targets

Your skills and qualifications:

MSc / BSc and several years demonstrable experience of working in a similar role in an Agile environment delivering at pace in a complex environment

In depth knowledge of Agile practices such as Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming

Line management of high performing development teams, budget management and planning

Experience in translating IT and business strategies into deliverable action plans

Experience in facilitating the delivery of high quality technical solutions through teams

What we're looking for in you:
You will have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to lead teams and work cross functionally. You will analytical and forward thinking.

Salary: Competitive
Location: Portsmouth