Software Project Manager
In performing this role, the Project Manager will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit large, complex, mission-critical, enterprise-level initiatives. As a Project Manager in Zilker Technology, you will be in charge of managing the scope, budget, timeline, and issues/risks for IT software project at clients. In addition, you will be responsible for both client and internal Zilker communication.
The ideal candidate will be the one who leads by example and knows how to bring out the best in people and to act as a galvanizing force. If you are the one, DO NOT HESITATE, join our team!
- Manage Projects: Scope, Project scheduling and budgeting, Dependencies, Issues & Risks
- Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
- Creating and maintaining the Product backlog
- Establish detail break down of the activities to meet the milestones
- Lead project team made up of onshore, offshore, and onsite resources
- Manage Client: Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
- Communicate Project Status/Budget/Dependencies, Escalate (as needed)
- Manage Zilker: Communicate Project Status/Escalations
- Coordinate and synchronize multiple distributed software development teams and other internal groups to design, build, test, and release software on time and with high quality
- Run daily scrums and keep Jira/Confluence up to date
- Demonstrate strong organizational and leadership skill
- Have outstanding written and verbal communication talent, and an appropriate aptitude for user experience design, software development and test methodologies
- A proven track record and 3+ years of experience in managing software development projects;
- Understand both agile and traditional project management principles and practices;
- Understand Project Management tooling (i.e. Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Project, and SmartSheet);
- Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals;
- Detail oriented;
- Ability to multitask is necessary;
- Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building;
- Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands;
- Prior software development and test experience using web technologies, mobile platforms, PHP, and/or Java is a plus.
- Computer Sciences Faculty degree
What we offer:
- Opportunities to support top brands
- Permanent employment in Belgrade
- A competitive salary, bonus and benefits plan
- An excellent and highly stimulating working environment
- Development through training, education and certifications
About Zilker Technology
Zilker Technology is an IBM Software Solution Provider focused on Digital Experiences, Smarter Commerce, Mobile, Creative Agency, CoC, PureApp, IIB, DataPower, APIM, etc. Company was founded in 2014 by leadership team who built a 600-person consultancy in North America, Europe, and Brazil from 2002-2012.
We are an expert integrator that combines the agility of a start up with the experience, scalability, and process rigor of a global consulting firm. We invest heavily in pre-sales of IBM Software, and then provide delivery excellence to encourage the adoption of more IBM solutions.
Corporate Headquarter is in Austin, Texas, with US nationwide coverage, and European team in Belgrade, Serbia.
Our team has deep and varied eCommerce, Portal (DX), Social, Mobile, Smarter Process, and Creative skill sets. These skills coupled with our ability to execute make Zilker an excellent partner for creating, developing and improving digital experiences. The team has implemented or enhanced more than 100 Portal and/or Middleware solutions for a wide variety of clients.
Zilker is expanding its eCommerce, social, mobile, and global footprint with a full suite of services that are revolutionizing the industry. Imagine a career where your creative inspiration can fuel innovation. Innovations mean limitless opportunities for you to turn your ingenious ideas into reality at Zilker.