• Delivery Lead ( Platform)

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    Information Technology
    Permanent Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    You will play a key role in extending the capabilities of our WorkHuman Cloud SaaS product, being used by over 4 million employees, and over 300 well-known customers worldwide. Working within an agile team, releasing often, and delivering high quality platform, you will be working in the Platform team being responsible for the delivery of a business transforming platform enhancements to our product development teams.  Learn more about our products here.

    We’re looking for an experienced Delivery Lead who wants to bring their skills to bear and help a successful team become even better.  This role is for you if you have a passion for Software development and experience in Leading a team of enthusiastic professionals to successful delivery of software solutions to customers.

    You enjoy inspiring others to set high standards in technical excellence and delivering technology solutions which delight customers.

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    The skills you will bring:

    • Strong understanding of technical strategy and business needs, and ensure this is shared with the team on an ongoing basis
    • As a core member of the Agile Community of Practice, be an agile champion, sharing new ideas and perspectives from learning and external sources, valuing respect, collaboration, continuous improvement and learning cycles, pride in ownership, focus on delivering value, flow and the ability to adapt to change
    • 8+ years working on enterprise scale software development using Java, Spring IoC, Servlet containers and relational databases.
    • Experience in excellent communication practices within the team, based on trust, transparency and honesty
    • Experience in motivation and development of the team to ensure the teams are improving, both individually and collectively
    • Experience in building the succession planning on the team
    • Talent search ideas and participate in the Recruitment process to ensure roles are filled efficiently with the right people
    • Familiar with the concepts and challenges of topics such as continuous deployment, blue/green deployments and building cloud native apps.
    • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science, Information technology or equivalent work experience

    The value you will deliver:

    • Maximise delivery to the business by creating a team environment where team members are empowered to succeed
    • You will be central to laying the foundations to the path ahead, working with the Product Owner to understand technical strategy, identify potential delivery approaches and reduce uncertainty.
    • Work closely with Product Owner and Technical Lead, ensuring high level designs (where required) and user stories are ready at the start of each sprint
    • Seek out opportunities to grow the skills and experience team members, using a coaching style of 1-1s to support their development
    • Facilitate agile ceremonies, leading where appropriate, ensuring meetings are focused, productive and fun and that the process adds value
    • Help to remove blockers to success, troubleshooting and mediating to find solutions where required
    • Ensure the achievements of the team are understood by recognizing them and promoting them within the business
    • Provide planning support and recommendations to Product Owner and Strategist
    • Working on a spring upgrade – ensure migration and compatibility issues are addressed.
    • Working with our DevOps, Cloud infrastructure and Architecture teams to rollout microservices development capabilities for all teams.
    • You will be key to coordinating across product development teams with the goal of speedy, efficient delivery and adoption of Platform enhancements.

    The Company

    Who We Are:

    Culture creators. Visionaries. Innovators. Game changers and changemakers. A Unicorn or two … That’s who we are at Workhuman®. We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work – and the world – through our people and global technology. We’re building cultures of gratitude and human connections for leading global brands – and that starts with our own. Here you can be yourself, learn, and grow with some of the best people you’ll ever meet. Be inspired to do your best work, celebrate life’s most meaningful moments, and truly experience the benefits of an award-winning workplace and caring culture rooted in respect and gratitude. This is the place where you can make a positive difference to colleagues, customers, and the world every day. You might just be the next human we’re looking for – because all the things that make you human and unique are the very reasons you belong here!

    The Company:

    Workhuman® is the world’s fastest-growing integrated Social Recognition® and continuous performance management platform. Our human applications are shaping the future of work by helping organizations connect culture to shared purpose. With a consistent stream of gratitude fueling unparalleled, provocative workplace data and human insights, Workhuman® Cloud is a critical software engine for global companies seeking to motivate and empower their people to do the best work of their lives. Workhuman® (formerly known as Globoforce) was founded in 1999 and is co-headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

    Did you know:

    • We are #1 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the 2019 medium-sized workplace category and have been named one of the 2019 Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe
    • Workhuman® is used by 4.5 million of employees across 160 countries.
    • Our core values are; Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.


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