Technology Project Manager - Bangalore City, Karnataka India - 42204
Technology Project Manager
Bangalore City, Karnataka - India
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree