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    Company Info

    LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.

    LGIM is one of the world's leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.

    We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.

    In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.

    *LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.


    Department Info

    LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients. Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds. In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.


    Job Duties

    • Responsible for management and prioritisation of the product backlog with the Product Owner/Feature Analyst
    • Work with the business and development team to deliver the agreed work within the agreed timescales
    • Work with the Product Owner and Business Users to ensure the current highest priority items are being addressed. Ensure the business and the development team are aligned
    • Keep the backlog current and reflective of the latest delivery goals
    • Timely planning of sprints and releases to ensure that the team are focussed on the right things at the right time
    • Working with the Product Owner/Feature Analyst to understand the importance a regular deliveries and a minimal shippable viable product
    • Responsible for the features delivered; ensuring each release delivers business value; whilst also providing quality, supportable software to Site Reliability Engineers


    Skills Required

    • Business Analyst background in Asset Management with a focus on Front Office & Portfolio Management
    • Demonstrated ability to help develop product backlogs from high level design at feature level; to detailed user stories with acceptance criteria
    • Experienced in the SDLC and delivering/managing change in the business
    • Must have experience of working in a scrum delivery team, preferably on in-house built solutions
    • Must be able to demonstrate a collaborative approach with developers and subject matter experts to establish the approach to features and ensure good communication of requirements
    • Must have experience of release and sprint planning
    • Demonstrated ability to engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
    • Stakeholder Management: Must be able to engage with a diverse group of people and create strong partnerships with Product Owners, Subject Matter Experts and End Users
    • Communication: Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills; be energetic and dynamic in approach and engage with the wider Nexus team
    • Leadership: Must be able to demonstrate the ability to lead and coach the whole team to improve how change is delivered and unite a team with a clear, common purpose
    • Team: Facilitate daily scrum/stand-up to ensure the whole team are communicating progress and issues. Have ownership of the backlog and delivery plans both short and long term
    • Delivery: Must be able to remove blockers for the whole team, protect the work of the sprint and enable to the team to focus on the delivery of quality software
    • Communication, people management and leadership skills are essential
    • Sound knowledge & experience of Agile work management tooling e.g. Jira
    • Experience of retrospectives and scrum ceremonies
    • Understanding of core scrum principals and how they operate within an agile framework


    Benefits

    Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.


Industry
Insurance
Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Software Developer
City/Town
London
Address
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Post date
Closing date

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