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Project Manager: Software Development

Project Manager: Software Development

Job Title: Project Manager: Software Development
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brentford, Middlesex
Industry:
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5434
Contact Name: David Lawrence
Contact Email: david@vineresources.com
Job Published: July 30, 2016 19:23

Job Description

My client requires a Project Manager to work within a software development programme management team who are responsible for driving forward software features for the delivery of consumer products within the Digital TV for their next generation services. You'll be working in a very fast-paced, challenging and dynamic environment, working with both Product teams and software development teams including both internal and external teams in an Agile environment.   You'll be fully hands on with managing day to day activities associated with getting software features into a consumer product

Responsibilities

*To take ownership of features/projects from requirement definition through to delivery into the customer base
*Monitor and maintain project progress using Jira
*Manage technical 3rd party relationships and project dependencies
*Ensure common working procedures and practices are followed
*Report project status, issues and quality metrics
*Liaise with the others within the Programme team for the purpose of advanced project planning
*Prepared to occasionally travel overseas for short periods of time


Essential Experience

*Proven track-record of successfully delivering technical software development projects within a consumer product environment
*Experience of process improvement and definition in large organisations.
*Excellent interfacing skills, including presentation and negotiation, and influencing
*Experience of managing projects that span across hardware, software and backend systems
*Proven external and internal communicator, both orally and written.
*Excellent presentation skills are also essential.
*Experience in using defect management systems, such as Jira
*Web-based communication such as Confluence
*Logical and methodical approach to problem-solving
*Must understand the structure of a software development project and be able to break down a project into tasks.
*Experience of working in an Agile environment
*Must be able to negotiate resource, track progress and identify and resolve issues, risks and conflicts.
*Experience of managing day to day activities associated with getting software features into a consumer product


You'll be an experienced Project Manager with at least 5 years' experience in Software Development for consumer products but with a proactive approach and motivated to deliver business results. You'll be experienced and able to demonstrable ability to build strong relationships with development leads and influence people in a matrix management environment and ensure everyone is on the same page


Any experience with Digital TV or broadcast experience will be a plus but not essential as would any experience of software network technologies experience.

You'll be based 5 days per week close to Brentford in Middlesex so will need to be able to get to the site easily. This is an exciting opportunity to work on the next generation of TV services and a long term contract is available for the right person. Please in the first instance send your CV for review if you match the essential skills and experience and are motivated for this role.