Delivery Lead
Vanquis Bank
Chatham, Kent, London, GB
4d ago

Who we are

Vanquis helps people who are excluded by mainstream banks take control of their financial situation. Whether they’re new to credit or need a hand rebuilding their credit file to manage life better, we make sure our services are straightforward and suitable for them to succeed.

We’re here to put people on a path to a better everyday life, not just our 1.7 million customers but our colleagues too.

And we’re proud of the difference we make.

You and your team

Reporting into the Head of Delivery Centres, this role will lead technical delivery of multiple engineering teams across VBL’s 3 locations London / Chatham / Bradford.

An agile scrum methodology underpins the delivery capability, and you will oversee the delivery of teams across Software, Test, Data, Infrastructure and Scrum Master roles.

As our Delivery Lead you will be responsible for the technical outcome of team sprints as well as technical specifications working closely with Architecture, Data, Test and Infrastructure leads.

In your day to day role you will

  • Delivery technical specification of products and services through collaboration with various teams across Technology and Change Architecture / Test / Data and Infrastructure
  • Provide day to day leadership of the Software Engineering teams ensuring their engagement, motivation and development is prioritised
  • Collaborate with your peers to take on joint accountability and ownership for the SDLC, its continuous improvement and ensuring its adherence within Vanquis
  • Be responsible for creation, adoption, influence and implementation of processes, procedures and controls to ensure safe and compliant delivery of products and services
  • What you’ll bring to the team

    Within this role, this is an opportunity to embrace change and provide role model leadership behaviours to our Engineering function.

    While working closely with a variety of Technology Leaders you will also promote innovation within the teams to ensure that the latest industry standard and best practices are implemented across Vanquis.

  • Expert in Technical Architecture specifications, build and test of services in line with the Enterprise Reference Architecture based on business needs
  • Abitlity to lead technical teams ideally on the Microsoft Stack on cloud and have a good awareness of the following :
  • Polyglot used / awareness of multiple languages and frameworks - .Net Core / Go / Python
  • APIs are second nature to you consuming them is par for the course and you can recognise differences in approach and drive good design when creating them
  • Web application development is familiar to you especially Single-page architectures with JavaScript frameworks
  • Proven track record of leading agile software development reams with an in-depth knowledge of Agile -Scrum / Kanban / XP
  • Commercial awareness of a cloud platform (AWS / Azure / Google) as part of delivering software systems to customers
  • A broad knowledge of the technology marketplace
  • Why Vanquis?

    Our colleagues are the most important part of delivering our purpose to put customers on a path to a better everyday life.

    If it wasn’t for their amazing efforts, ideas and energy we wouldn’t be the successful business that we are today. So we offer an attractive, competitive salary and benefits package for everyone including :

  • Competitive base salary and rewards
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday entitlement with one day accrued for each year of service (to max 30 days)
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance for you and your family (partner and dependant children)
  • Extensive opportunities for personal and career development
  • Flexible and dynamic working policies
  • A range of initiatives offered through our Sports & Social and Social Impact Programmes
  • Perks at Work - A perks platform offering over 30,000 unique discounts
  • Free tea, coffee and fruit
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Subsidised on-site restaurants
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