Agile Software Development Coordinator
Motorsport Australia | $80,000 - $100,000 Full-Time
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The Australian Institute for Motor Sport Safety Ltd (AIMSS www.aimss.com.au) was founded by, and works with Motorsport Australia (www.motorsport.org.au – formerly the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport). AIMSS is a research partner of the Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety, based in Geneva, and is the peak body for motor sport safety and related research in Australia.
AIMSS is embarking on an exciting project to introduce in-field technology that will revolutionise crash and accident reporting and analysis in the sport.
We’re looking to add a software and agile development focused business analyst to our tight knit team to assist in the coordination of the program for an initial contract lasting until the end of 2020 (with the possibility of extension). You’ll work alongside an experienced technology program leader, commercial lead, local and remote developers, and Motorsport Australia personnel to make the product vision a reality.
In addition, you will also work on other projects improving motor sport safety and delivering measurable solutions for Australian motor racing.
Key responsibilities include:
- Engage stakeholders to gather requirements, acceptance criteria, process/workflow steps and convert these to user stories for the development team
- Document project schedules, sprints and weekly activities (development team progress, product management activities, meetings)
- Update product documentation to capture new features, methods, localisations, per-country variations and release notes
- Create test cases based on user stories and acceptance criteria
- Test mobile, tablet and web applications against user stories from multiple user roles
- Oversee and concierge support requests from stakeholders, pilot users and sponsors
- Assist with coordination of the monthly development cycle from user story selection, to development, testing and release
- Highlight performance issues, improvement areas and clear action plans for escalating when project deadlines, budget or deliverables are jeopardised.
Additional responsibilities may include:
- Providing assistance in scoping research projects
- Leading the coordination of projects relating to motor sport safety
- Administrative tasks
- Communication and reporting outcomes to the broader motor sport community
To be successful in this role you will possess:
- University degree in computer science, information technology, software development, user experience design or similar/equivalent demonstrable experience
- 3+ years experience with software development or IT projects and analysis
- Clear understanding of agile methodologies and SDLC
- Proven experience as a business analyst or project manager, with the ability to take end to end responsibility of projects and resources
- Well-developed communication skills including the ability to effectively consult, liaise and coordinate
- Experience working with local and remote development teams
- Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
- Prior experience in managing requirements/development with JIRA is desirable
- Motor sport experience is advantageous, as would be a demonstrated understanding of and /or interest in, motor sport from a competition, sporting and technical perspective.
This is a great opportunity for someone to help define and drive motor sport safety related projects.
Applicants must be Australian Residents or hold the relevant visa to work in Australia for 12 months or more. There is possibility for this role to be based in either Melbourne or Brisbane.
How to Apply: Please email your resume and a cover letter summarising your response to the selection criteria (as listed above) to James Delzoppo at [email protected] by 9am, Monday 20 January 2020.