Software Project Lead / Technical Project Manager

  • Ignite Digital Talent
  • Avon, Dorset
  • Feb 15, 2019
Python Java Developer

Job Description

Avon, Dorset Ignite Digital Talent

Software Project Manager / Software Development Project Lead / Technical Lead

Are you a Technical Lead or aspiring Software Project Leader who wants to take the next step up? We are looking for a talented Technical Project Manager to join a global digital media software specialist. You will have either strong current or previous software development (coding) experience who can lead a team of experienced software engineers, manage varied software and technical projects on time and within budget. You will have enough technical knowledge to understand the technical challenges that can crop up during a project and be able to think outside the box in terms of solutions to problems that Developers may face.

You will have a technical mindset, a genuine interest in new technologies and proven technical and leadership skills who can confidently lead a team of talented Software engineers.

You must have proven experience in both software development using languages like Python and JavaScript, and team leadership (preferably in the digital TV, consumer electronics product or web domains).

About You:

  • Ability to understand and assess technical architecture and design and its suitability for purpose.
  • Be able to coordinate, review and contribute to estimates, quality assurance activity and documentation.
  • Be commercially aware with regards to costing of projects and their business impact
  • Understand the intricacies involved in Software Development projects and how to manage the expectations of both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in use of Agile software delivery techniques, such as Scrum, test driven development and continuous integration.
  • A passion for new technology and a willingness to be technically "hands-on": i.e. understand new technologies and discuss them at a technical level with team members and management.
  • Experience with testing and validating software or hardware products.

You will be leading teams that develop software tools and test suites using languages and tools like Python, JavaScript, HTML5 - among others. Quality is built into our client's culture through continuous integration, test automation, and other practices to achieve excellence in project delivery.

You will have opportunities to get involved in interesting projects that global brands, including leading broadcasters, media service providers, and device manufacturers depend on to make new technologies work correctly.