Technology Project Manager - Bangalore City, Karnataka India - 42204



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 42204
Title: Technology Project Manager
Job Location: Bangalore City, Karnataka - India
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Our client is an analytics and marketing start-up with offices in Canada, the Netherlands and India. We are on a mission to bring a greener way of doing business into the mainstream by providing a simple and flexible impact calculation and marketing platform to businesses.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Technology Project Manager possessing the ability to provide technical leadership to major projects. As our client is in team-building mode, you’ll have a full say in recruitment and team building as the leader of our technology team.

Responsibilities

  • Leadership
    • Lead the overall delivery setup, execution, and people management for all software development streams to realize defined business outcomes
    • Own annual roadmap of software delivery in partnership with product managers and software architects.

 

  • People management
    • Responsible for the team to follow processes, establish and actively facilitate the cadence of all scrum ceremonies, and remove team impediments or escalate as per defined SLAs.
    • People management responsibilities for team members, track leads, scrum masters and product owners. Motivate and inspire team members through effective and timely feedback and recognition for high performance
    • Create self-organizing teams, build consensus, and resolve conflict
  • Project management
    • Work with business and technology subject matter experts to assess requirements, define scope and stories, create estimates, and produce project charters.
    • Manage capacity planning and resource allocation across multiple projects.  Determine and assess the need for additional development staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments, if necessary, during the project cycle.
    • Create Gantt charts, full-scale project plans, and release checklists. Monitor, review, and report project status regularly to manage project risks and ensure successful delivery and implementation.
    • Effectively communicate project expectations to project team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
    • Partner with the product owner to manage backlog - backlog prioritization, backlog grooming, ready groomed stories for the next iterations.
    • Practice Scrum as a Scrum Master to help the team adopt Scrum to deliver quality releases quickly to market
    • Responsible for Sprint Dashboard, Burndown Charts, QA Metrics, Story Quality Metrics, Escalation Plan, Sprint Start and Closure activities, Story Estimation techniques etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree or CSM, PMP or other relevant Project Management certification
  • Over 4 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution. Over 2 years of experience as the lead project manager for full lifecycle delivery of mid-sized software services project.
  • Min. 8 years of work experience in a software development environment - ideally in a successful startup or software consulting firm.
  • Direct people management responsibilities for 5 or more people (including track leads/ other leads) and indirect responsibility/ span of 10 or more people as part of a cross functional team comprising of business analysts, designers, developers, testers, and other support functions.
  • Experience with 1 or more engagements as a lead (scrum master, product owner, Kanban lead, etc.) on delivery or consulting projects/ programs based on Scrum/ Kanban framework
  • Expertise with SDLC and various Agile Methodologies – Scrum, Scrum with XP, Kanban, and Scrum ban etc.
  • Expertise with various Agile and Project Planning Tools -  JIRA, Monday.com, Microsoft Projects, Asana, Basecamp, Gitlab, Confluence etc. ensuring adoption in consistent manner.
  • Project management experience on an ecommerce platform, marketplace, or other enterprise level complex web application development projects is required.
  • Basic knowledge of SDLC best practices (XP, Refactoring, Clean code patterns, CI/CD – DevOps etc.)
  • Familiarity with ecommerce platform technologies like Magento, Shopify, BigCommerce and others, frameworks such as Node.js and React and cloud technologies like AWS and Docker.

 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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