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Technology Delivery Lead

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Req ID:
R-12336
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Category:
Information Technology
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Location:
Bromley; Bristol; Leeds

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Technology Delivery Lead to join our Finance Technology Team at Direct Line Group. This is a key role working as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering change that enables our vision, purpose and strategic objectives.

This is a key position acting as the conduit between the Finance Change pipeline initiatives and the development team.

The role is essential to help coordinate the development team priorities, workstack and deliverable activities.

A strong understanding of project methodologies (Prince2, AGILE) is required, as well as a technical background in delivery. 

Who you’ll be working with:

  • You’ll be working with the development team, as well 3rd party providers.
  • You will also work like-minded engineers and leaders who are passionate about supporting the development of your technical and leadership skills within our Engineering Chapter here in DLG. 

What you’ll be doing:

Project implementation of the Finance Change pipeline to include:

  • Management, including recruitment of a project team
  • Functionality / performance as required
  • Training and target operating model delivered
  • Control Framework in place
  • Data migration complete
  • Delivered on time and within budget

  • Manage and report project progress against the plan, ensuring strong communication to stakeholders and project team occurs
  • Maintain project focus with effective control over the project scope.
  • Maintain control over the project governance (risks & issues and dependencies with other change programmes), with pro-active action to minimise project risk
  • Minimise risk by assessing the impact of changes to other Financial Applications; ensuring appropriate testing has been conducted and that the impact to controls is understood.
  • Working closely with other subject areas including, functional and non-functional testing, security and operations, in order to design, build and operate highly resilient and secure solutions
  • Ensure new systems and processes are documented to the required standard and this has been accepted into the Business as Usual teams

In this role, you’ll use the following technologies: Informatical IICS, Aurora, Redshift & Oracle databases and AWS Cloud

What we will give you

We have a strong focus on developing you and your skillset and seek to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this, we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work-life balance focused options such as fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you and your family as well as a range of other optional benefits. Join us and you’ll find yourself working within one of the most on the go departments in the business.

We love to communicate, build and learn, and we make sure we have a phenomenal time doing it. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.  

We’re a diverse, dedicated team of digital professionals re-inventing the digital experience for our customers, our people and our partners. As part of this work, we have an opportunity for someone to come and work alongside our product teams and stakeholders to help craft the way we build and develop our custom products for the future. 

Here at Direct Line Group, we recognise the importance of flexibility, not only in our personal lives but also in the way we work. Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone.

We’ve ditched the daily commute for a virtual first approach. If you do come into the office, there are exciting workspaces and zones you can use, depending on the type of work you are doing.

How much you’ll be in the office depends on your role, and we’ll consider the flexible working options that work best for you. Please get in touch with the team to discuss.

#LI-Hybrid

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