As part of a Worldwide Center of Engineering (WW CoE) organization, the candidate will be working on global projects with other talented and passionate experts in customer-oriented teams. The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for the entire project lifecycle including the software development process to ensure successful delivery. The software solutions are for integration of existing VMware cloud / virtualization products with third-party products / software.
The role reports to a Director or Engineering Manager in the WWCoE.
Candidates will ideally come from the software product development or consulting services industry with a proven track record for delivering high quality, well-architected products and services. As a technical project manager, the candidate will build solutions that help customers to fully benefit from the capabilities of a virtual infrastructure by integrating company’s portfolio, open source and third-party products and automating processes.
Be part of an integrations and extensions team that works in collaboration with management, professional services, and R&D teams.
Lead the execution of WWCoE integrations and extensions projects towards successful completion
Analyze customer requirements, facilitate and deliver technical solutions based on VMware technologies.
In collaboration with technical team members prepare estimates and budgets for execution
Develop and track detailed project plans, schedules, dependencies, critical paths
Effectively collaborate with project stakeholders
Clearly communicate with customers and upper management any risk areas; come up with risk mitigation plans
Define estimates and plans for software delivery in conjunction with the team.
Adhere to VMware internal processes during the whole development cycle – idea, patent, requirements, specifications, designs, implementation, bug fixing, QA, support, and so on.
Onboard new members and mentor junior members with the day to day project activities (time logging and submission, project specific execution workflow, task assignment, interactions and etc.)
Build and maintain confidence of colleagues and customers.
Maintain current knowledge of the entire VMware product line.
Assist in the development of standard reusable VMware “productized” consulting service offerings, including definition of tasks, deliverables and standard estimates.
Help document best practices and lessons learned in developing and deploying VMware solutions, and feed them into our knowledge base for reuse by the team, customers and partners.
Present custom solutions and articulate how business requirements are met to all levels of customer resource, from operators and consumers to highest management staff.
Secure and assign resources per project needs
Participate and represent the organization in pre-sales activities
Proven success leading projects in fast-paced, growing organization environment
Deep (hands-on) knowledge in software development process. Excellent understanding of software development and project management fundamentals
At least 3 years of experience as a project/program manager, professional services manager or consultant, preferably with an Internet, Cloud or “Big 5” consulting organization.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work without close supervision and with proactive, goal-oriented attitude.
Familiarity with systems management concepts, processes and standards; capacity and performance management and tuning; storage and network management.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Fluent in English language: speaking, reading, and writing.
The applicant must be available to work full-time in Sofia.
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent technical experience.
Travel up to 25% on yearly basis
Considered a plus
Knowledge of German, French or Spanish languages
Prior experience working with Atlassian / Changepoint
Minimum 3 years of professional programming experience with one of the following OOP languages: Java, C++, or C#.
Flexible working time
Diverse team and fresh team culture
Kids-oriented programs – summer schools and events, health insurance plans
Trainings and personal development opportunities
Gradual onboarding, individual plan
Attractive compensation package - competitive salary, flexible bonus scheme, company sponsored mobile phone plan and additional long term incentives
Individual career path - management and technical career growth, enhanced by learning and development program, regular performance assessment, teams of world-wide IT professionals
Healthy work environment - company sponsored medical program, food and beverage program, sport activities, open communication
Work-life balance – 25 days paid vacation, regular team buildings and celebrations
As part of the VMware global standards for integrity you will be required to go through a pre-employment screening process before you join
All job applications will be treated with strict confidentiality
Category : Engineering and Technology Subcategory: Release Management Experience: Manager and Professional Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time Posted Date: 2020-12-04
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