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Project Manager, Technology

Requisition Number:  12721
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Munich (Unterföhring), DE

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

In this position you will be responsible for partnering with  top-notch cross-functional teams from development through execution of projects using Agile, Waterfall, and/or a hybrid of  methodologies You will be expertise in one or more of the following areas: project execution, analyzing cross-team dependencies, blockages, process efficiency, proper documentation ( i.e.  user stories, release plans in Jira). You will also be responsible for providing support in regularly reporting project status to management and other stakeholders.

 

Extended Job Description:

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS

 

  • Manage sprint planning and execution which includes the management of project progress providing project status and visibility to leadership
  • Support and conduct all Scrum Ceremonies or Project Milestones meetings
  • Organize with Product Management to meet project objectives, define roadmap and sprint goals
  • Identify and manage of cross-team dependencies with across the PM team
  • Support team retrospectives to help teams continuously improve their practices to ensure maximum productivity
  • Ensure high throughput of development teams by identifying potential issues and roadblocks and working on preventing or eliminating them
  • Work with stakeholders to manage and maintain project plans
  • Regularly record and present accurate status updates and metrics on project health, budget, and milestones

 

COMPETENCIES

 

  • Facilitation: support release planning, and scheduling, by providing Scrum team statistics, identifying project dependencies, and forecasting velocity
  • Influence: support multiple teams with tight deadlines and dependencies
  • Innovation: collaborate with team to improve methodologies
  • Communication
  • Global Cultural Awareness

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

 

Required

 

  • Seniority will be based on experience
  • 6-9 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field required (a combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • 3 years of experience in Project Management
  • Certified Scrum Master (SCM) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification
  • Advanced proficiency in English, other languages a plus
  • 5% international and domestic travel
  • Experience with Microsoft Project

 

Preferred

 

  • Experience working with highly technical stakeholders
  • Experience with Atlassian tools (i.e. Jira and Confluence) 
  • Experience with Azure DevOps and Microsoft PowerBI
  • Experience working in the Satellite or Telecommunications industry
  • Experience working on a global or multi-national team

 

 

SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

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