Implementation Technical Lead at Benefact Group, Gloucester, 3 Months, £Contract Rate (Outside IR35)

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  • Gloucester, UK
  • Apr 02, 2024
Duration not stated Information Technology

Contract Description

 

Working hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Duration: Contract (initial 3 months)


Location:
Gloucester

 


About the role

Benefact Group are looking for a Technical Lead to work with our Implementation Team in our Gloucester office. This is a 3 month Outside IR35 contract.


Are you a Technical Lead that understands configuration and integration? Are you a Scrum Master who gets Scrum?

If yes, we are looking for a Technical Lead to join our team in Gloucester, with hybrid working between home and office to suit your routine. We are in the process of undertaking a major strategic initiative, that will deliver a new General Insurance Platform to the business. This is a very exciting time to join the team, as we look to take advantage of modern IT integration and configuration frameworks and provide real innovation to the business.

Working with our team of Implementation Engineers, in this role you will provide technical guidance and provide Scrum Master experience to the team. Delivery is also key in this role, and you will be driving the Delivery process for the team, working alongside Product Owners, System Analysts, Infrastructure, Development and Testing teams, internally and with external suppliers.

You will be working within our Continuous Improvement Team and at Programme level, using the Scrum Framework, that will allow us to deliver regular value and enhancements to the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing technical guidance to our team of Implementation Engineers, defining technical processes, standards and approach
  • Oversee the analysis, design, development and testing of new General Insurance (GI) system changes, delivering functionality and value to the business
  • Supporting Group Technology with technical strategic objectives, and promoting and implementing Continuous Improvement initiatives with our third-party suppliers
  • Act as a Scrum Master and point of referral for the team, resolving any operational service matters
  • Work with our external suppliers to increase the knowledge and expertise of the team to enable the delivery of change to the business
  • Participate in continuous improvement reviews through Sprint retrospectives. Identify and lead opportunities to improve current methods, practices, and processes
  • Working in collaboration with the wider systems development and system test teams to ensure successful completion and implementation of changes

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Experience working in a Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Experience in configuration and integration of IT systems across applications.
  • Having a keen eye for detail and the ability to interpret business requirements to create fit for purpose solutions.
  • Previous experience in configuring IT systems and document creation to deliver timely business solutions.
  • Ability to create SQL statements.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbally.
  • Experience in providing IT 3rd level application support.
  • Good understanding of the Scrum framework.
  • Understanding of software design and software architecture principles.

 

About us

Benefact Group is a unique international financial services Group made up of over 30 businesses. We are owned by a charity and are currently the UK’s 3rd largest corporate donor, having given away £200 million since 2016. We have ambitious plans to become the UK’s number one corporate donor, with strategic objectives in place to double the Group’s size.

We believe it’s essential to attract, empower, grow and reward talented people, offering fantastic opportunities for career and personal development. Our giving ethos, 135-year history and the diversity of what we do, has enabled us to build a culture of kindness, great ambition, and of passionate people driven to do better and be better.

 

At Benefact Group, we are committed to creating an inclusive culture and building an environment where each and every one of us feels valued and respected. We are a community made up of people with a range of different backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, beliefs and interests and we value the strength this brings to us as a Group. We welcome applications from everyone.

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