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Technical Project Manager

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Salary:

    Very attractive

  • Contact:

    Andrius Petkus

  • Job Reference:

    7849

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-05-01

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Andrius Petkus

  • Skills tags:

    Agile

A leading company providing enhanced network security is looking for a Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master. You will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of the software development project. You will own the entire Software Development Life-cycle process from requirements gathering to deployment on demonstration environments. Such projects could be the development of new software systems, major releases and updates or upgrades on the current systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist team members in all areas to achieve successful release cycles and retrospectively provide feedback for continuous improvement
  • Highlight and remove blockers or impediments that hinder project progress 
  • Ensure proper resource allocation and dependency management 
  • Monitor and report the progress of every release cycle or delivery sprint
  • Actively research new methodologies or best practices and propose new ways of working to continuously improve efficiency and quality of deliverables
  • Work with the Product Owners and Product Manager to support short and long-term release planning, and to keep work backlog healthy and prepared for execution
  • Be accountable for the technical deliverables including quality and compliance with project specifications within the committed time frame
  • Support the Product Owner and coordinate with the Technical teams during requirements gathering, phasing and presentation of such requirements to be reflected in defined time bound delivery cycles
  • Coach and assist the Product Owner with the requirements
  • Promote continuous communication within the technical teams and across all the organisation
  • Lead and facilitate project delivery meetings including project planning, sprint planning, sprint reviews and other planning meetings to ensure full team engagement 
  • Occasional travel may be required

Requirements:

  • First or Post-Graduate Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering or equivalent 
  • At least 10 years’ experience in engineering and/or software development functions in a technology-oriented organisation 
  • At least 5 years’ technical project management experience involving fast and multiple releases
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an agile environment, with a firm and in-depth knowledge of the Agile and Waterfall principles and frameworks 
  • Certifications in Agile and / or classical procedural models such as PMI / SCRUM or ITIL will be considered as an asset 
  • Experience in the Telecommunications Industry will be considered as an asset
  • Strong experience managing software development projects
  • Experience with build and release management, continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) will be considered as an asset 
  • Experience in managing solutions deployments in a live and critical environment
  • Advanced presentation skills and a knowledge of project management tools (Atlassian Tools - JIRA/Confluence and MS-Project)
  • Skilled at organizing and communicating complex concepts - capable of breaking down complex situations, this applies to both technical issues and process issues