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Engineering & Technical

Technical Project Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 7/06/2019
Job Reference: 104447
Contact Name: Anne-Marie Fox
Contact Email: annemarie@hero.ie

Job Description

Technical Project Manager

This is a unique role working with a talented and growing team in Galway. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working on multiple related and co-dependent projects. They are able to apply their strong project management skills to the varying needs of multiple stakeholders, customers, products and timelines. The ideal candidate is an exceptional communicator, enjoys problem solving with real-time constraints, is able to take initiative and is comfortable working across departments and business functions to achieve project and team goals.
  • Possesses and applies a thorough understanding of engineering project management concepts, practices, and methods and demonstrates the ability to use them.
  • Works independently with minimal day-to-day supervision and is able to identify key-factors required to balance and prioritize multiple, often-conflicting, resource demands to meet agreed milestones and deadlines.
  • Enjoys working with a range of stakeholders and is able to communicate detailed information clearly and at the right level.
  • Is driven by customer satisfaction and strives for high-quality standards in all aspects of their work.
  • Adapts quickly to change and successfully utilizes new technologies.
  • Supports engineering managers to create a supportive and open environment to ensure productive development culture.
  • Emphasizes on innovation, teamwork, communication, organization, planning, problem solving, decision making and mentoring skills.
  • Expected to consider overall department and company needs as part of project planning.
  • Can digest and understand complex and domain-specific technical detail.

Essential Duties:
  • Translate customer and product requirements into a well-organized and prioritized work breakdown structure
  • Facilitate scoping of new work to provide estimation requests to stakeholders.
  • Commit to and manage a clear project roadmap.
  • Facilitate regular team meetings according to the needs of relevant development methodologies in each team..
  • Provide weekly project status and summary reports.
  • Maintain and manage change control, risks, and project issues lists. Balance creative and process-driven problem-solving techniques to ensure risks are mitigated and deadlines are met.
  • Own blockers and determines their most efficient resolution.
  • Host regular product showcases to demonstrate value to internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinate activities across cross-functional teams to identify and track dependencies.
  • Collect and report on metrics to identify process development opportunities and build strategies for process improvement
  • Create templates and documents to facilitate the collecting and sharing of information
  • Drive quality assurance activities to ensure a high quality of software development.
  • Participate in efforts to continuously improve the software delivery process.
  • Train and/or mentor other team members on processes and best practices.

Knowledge & Skills:
  • A demonstrable understanding of audio systems architecture across one or more platforms.
  • Experience with different software development lifecycle methods including Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Unified Process, and/or waterfall.
  • Experienced in one or more computer programming and scripting languages (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Unix shell, Visual Basic, HTML, C, C++, Python, etc.).
  • Has participated in all phases of the software development lifecycle methodology, having delivered two or more new solutions end-to-end including requirements, design, development, documentation, testing, release, and operational support.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, Jira, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite of tools (i.e. JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket) preferred.
  • Experience with process maturity models (e.g. PMI, BSIMM, Six Sigma, CMMi) desired

Education and/or Experience:
  • B.S. Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field of study required (or equivalent work experience). Master Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience managing software engineering projects. Minimum 5 years working in computer software engineering.
  • Certified Scrum Master.
  • Excellent understanding of other agile and non-agile software project methodologies.
  • PMI certification preferred.
  • Other Skills and Abilities:
For further information on this Technical Project Manager role in Galway please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 / annemarie@hero.ie

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“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
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Tom Horkan,
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