BrandUP Interactive* has been contracted by its client to re-develop a cutting edge SaaS platform currently servicing high profile clients such as Apple, the BBC, Red Bull and Nike, with over 100TB of content delivered through the existing platform over the last 12 months.
Our mission? To redevelop, streamline, automate, and deliver a fully scalable platform supporting delivery, formatting and storage of up to 100’s of Terabytes DAILY to be used by Fortune 500 companies.
You will be working in a highly motivated, performance driven environment favouring personal communication, collaboration and support;
over hierarchy and isolation. Using agile management principles, performance bonuses and team building, we are looking to create the ideal environment, driven by the challenge of a lifetime.
As Project Manager, you'll assist with Project Implementation & Controls including the overall project management of code development, unit testing, production implementation and post production support of designated / identified projects - making sure it adheres to project & systems development lifecycle methodologies currently in place.
Key Responsibilities : *
Act as gatekeeper to ensure that all milestone deliverables meet with defined standards. Deliverables include requirement definitions, functional specification, architecture design, technical specifications, release notes, installation guides, solution summary, and other documentation.
Preparation of project plans, resource plans, status reports, meeting minutes, documentation, etc.
Manage project scope, budget, forecast, resources, and deliverables within specified deadlines while continuously assessing the client’s ability to change relative to the agreed scope.
Ensure the development of professional client relationships and client satisfaction.
Proactively identify significant project risks, develop mitigation strategies, escalate to senior leadership, and implement approved mitigation steps.
Provide internal and external project status reporting, ensuring all stakeholders receive the required level of detail.
Actively lead status meetings with the client and project team.
Structure and oversee project specific software testing and other quality control measures to ensure software and other deliverables meet client requirements with a low level of errors.
Ensure the project team proactively identifies and troubleshoots critical issues, maintains and prioritises project issue lists, suggests solutions, and escalates when appropriate.
Make certain all issues are driven to closure.
Coordinate release and sprint planning
Conduct daily scrum meetings and weekly development status meetings
Coach, mentor and lead project team members (IT and customers), educate each in the Agile methodology being used and, more importantly, their role in the project's success.
Foster the team's ability to self-organise.
Assist with developing and managing user stories.
Help prioritise and select product backlog items for specific releases.
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
Maintain continuous alignment of project scope with defined strategic business objectives.
Provide motivation for participants by maintaining enthusiasm and providing positive feedback throughout each project's life cycle.
Build, develop, and grow business relationships with project stakeholders at multiple levels and multiple locations vital to the success of the project.
Required Skills : *
3+ years of hands on Project Management experience
2+ years’ experience managing software / application development projects
Hands-on experience with development management, build management and defect management tools such as JIRA.
Must have excellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills to bridge / facilitate / report efforts between technical and business teams via meetings, status reports, resource management
Knowledge of Agile and Standard Project Management practices
An understanding of project management processes and steps
Knowledge of all phases of the software development life cycle
Demonstrate leadership abilities to bridge the communications gap between business and technical teams
Ability to work well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Experience with project planning, scheduling, tracking and reporting
Experience with change management, project risk mitigation, and issue management
Proven leadership skills
Successful track record of managing large projects
PMP Certification preferred
Scrum Master Certification and a work history that includes a minimum of two (2) years performing in a Scrum Master role
Experience in Agile best practices and application of them on software development projects
At least 2 years of Software Development Life Cycle experience is preferred
Professional software engineering and architecture knowledge in development and / or testing including understand of coding standards and best practices, source code management, build process, defect management and Quality control.
Experience with test specifications for unit, integration, functional and regression tests.
We make more awesome every day.
We’re a web, app and innovation studio relentless in our quest for game changing ideas. Native in cutting edge and emergent technologies, we develop web, social and mobile applications for brands such as Lidl, Heidi, Samsung, Gerovital, BBC and the International Olympics Committee.
At BrandUP we strive to make more awesome every day. It’s a standard that drives the design trends we adopt, the passions we share and the technologies we love and hate.
Visit our website "www.brandup.ro" : http : / / www.brandup.ro for more information.