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Delivery Manager

Company: Aarons
Location: Kennesaw
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

An Insight Global retail customer is looking for a Delivery Manager to join their Product Delivery team. The Delivery Manager will manage the tactical areas needed to effectively deliver Enterprise infrastructure products and projects. This role is responsible for managing the teams ceremonies, work in progress, and continuous improvement. This includes working with the Director to understand the product roadmap, represent the teams interests in that roadmap, and understanding and ensuring any production support issues are resolved. The Delivery Manager is also responsible for evangelizing the clients IT core values, Lean software delivery practices, Agile philosophies, and work to build trust within and outside the team. This role specifically will follow lean and Kanban methodologies across 3 teams.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure the product roadmap is understood by the team and the work necessary to deliver the outcome is in the smallest possible units

Provide guidance to the delivery team around Lean software engineering techniques, and DevOps philosophies to build and deliver solutions rapidly (small batch sizes, frequent deployments, automated testing, etc.)

Work with the Director to prioritize work for the team, make it visible to the organization, and communicate and control work in progress

Motivate and protect the team from external distractions and politics so they are able to focus on what they are uniquely skilled to do

Make sure team members have the space and tools to think creatively

Partner with Information Security to ensure security practices, alerts, and risk analysis are understood by the team and built into the delivery pipeline


Technical background
5+ years of experience in Delivery Manager/Project Manager/Product Manager or relevant role

Infrastructure or DevOps related environments

Experience within Kanban/lean/agile principles

Servant leadership over authoritarian leadership

Experience working in a cross-functional product development team

Experience organizing/leading/facilitating Agile ceremonies/daily standups within infrastructure teams

Experience with shielding teams from blockers

Keywords: Aarons, Atlanta , Delivery Manager, Other , Kennesaw, Georgia

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