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Technical Project Manager

Job Title: Technical Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: CC - TPM_1534352592
Contact Name: Christopher Casey
Contact Email: christopher.casey@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Technical Project Manager - 6 month contract

Department: New Platforms

Location: Cambridge/Home

Qualities we are looking for:

  • Ability to working in a high pressure environment where priorities often change and need to be addressed rapidly.
  • Experience in a production environment supporting mission-critical applications.
  • Ability to understand, analyse, and communicate technical designs, project issues, and project status to key stakeholders
  • Collaborative approach to working and ability to work independently with team members in Europe, India and the US.

Skill, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to manage and monitor projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Develop project plans and dependencies between various development releases containing multiple features from both Internal and 3rd Party Partners from initial development through implementation.
  • Ability to chair technical meetings between Internal and 3rd Party Partners and be able to quickly diagnose issues and manage the issues to full resolution.
  • Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to identify problems, create solutions, and implement quick resolutions.
  • Review proposed modifications on project plans, including meeting with impacted parties to approve and implement agreed changes.
  • Ability to plan and manage the deployment of multiple development releases on different environments.
  • Ability to clearly document project risk assessments including impact and mitigation response.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong understanding of the SDLC and the Agile software development methodology required.
  • Previous experience as a Technical Project Manager in a Video/Media environment.
  • Exposure to OTT video multi-device clients.
  • Demonstrable experience of IT support of applications and services operating as *aaS.

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