Software Project Manager

Job Overview

Our client is seeking a creative Technical Project Manager, with a strong understanding of modern software development methodologies to drive their cutting-edge projects. This is a unique role working with a talented and growing team and would be ideal for someone who enjoys working on multiple related and co-dependent projects

What will I be doing?

  • 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.

Some of the skill's you posses

  • 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

Keywords: Project Manager/Technical Project Lead/ Technical Lead/ Software Manager/ Technical Project Manager/Galway/Ireland

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