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Squad Leader

  • Location: Ireland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 1 day ago

  • Sector: Operations
  • Contact Email: tamara.lazic@nicollcurtin.com
  • Applications open: 25 January 2023
  • Application deadline: 24 February 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -012023-44724

We are looking for a Squad Leader and Chapter Leader for a permanent roles, for our client who is a multinational financial services corporation in Ireland.


Roles are located in Dublin and Galway, but they are flexible and they require going to the office only a few times a month!


As a Squad Leader, you blend investment management and technical expertise with a passion for delivering results. You are the end-to-end gatekeeper of the squad mission, strategy, and tactical execution associated with delivering on strategic priorities.


As a Chapter Leader, you will be responsible for leading the development of high performance, responsive user interfaces and innovative, scalable, and resilient solutions.


The Expertise You Have


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a technology-related field (e.g. Engineering, Computer Science, etc.) required
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment and driving agile practices in teams with Jira and Jira Align experience
  • Experience leading, coaching, mentoring, and developing people and teams
  • Experience identifying and acquiring talent needs and resource planning and talent allocation across large organizations
  • Strong analysis skills, with a proven track record of delivery of complex technology projects
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship management, and facilitation skills. You are a strong contributor with a collaborative work style
  • Ability to establish and maintain trusted relationships with business partners and technology
  • Comfortable with having trade-off conversations with business partners
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with business and technical team members across the organization
  • Experience in defining clear and concise requirements and providing support for portfolio construction/management, trading, and/or research applications
  • Financial services experience preferred but not required


The Skills You Bring


  • You are an inspirational people leader, capable of developing others to accelerate their journey to mastery
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with which you build and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships and relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Have a continuous improvement mentality and encourage an Agile way of working
  • You optimally develop and proactively share your knowledge and perspectives and build the same expectation within your chapter
  • You are intellectually curious and model a culture of continuous learning, mentoring, and coaching
  • You take a data-focused approach to decision making, in day-to-day leadership and strategic tradeoff analyses
  • Champion practices and capability development across the chapter


We are waiting for your application, and you can email me directly at: tamara.lazic@nicollcurtin.com