Technical Project Manager
JM Group - Toronto, ON

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We are seeking a Technical Project Manager for our telecom client in Toronto,ON

Required Experience

  • Technical experience in Satellite, Cable and/or IPTV server or client software environment.
  • Must be able to understand and communicate technical and design concepts.
  • Should be able to understand, at a high level, areas such as interfaces, data flow, memory management, timing and error recovery.
  • Development Methodology: Must understand and be able to lead: requirements gathering, architecture, design, software estimating, defect analysis, test analysis and planning, configuration management, release management and test automation. Understanding of Agile programming methodologies is an advantage.
  • Project Management: Must understand the structure of a development project and be able to construct a plan using MS Project. Must be able to track progress and identify and resolve issues and conflicts. Must be able to report project status.

Preferred Experience :

Formal Project management training such as PRINCE2, PMI-CAPM or PMI-PMP is preferred
Training and/or experience in Agile methodologies (e.g., SCRUM Master) or equivalent is preferred

Role and Responsibilities :

  • Take ownership of part, all or several projects and deliver the completed software to the customer as part of the delivery organization.
  • Prepare and deliver the project’s technical strategy
  • Assist with definition of the solution architecture, and then drive implementation of the architecture.
  • Identify, negotiate and commit technical resources
  • Identify and negotiate task and component ownership
  • Review estimates and approve development schedules
  • Drive the development, track progress and review quality
  • Manage technical 3rd party relationships and dependencies.
  • Manage relationships between R&D sites
  • Develop processes to improve the efficiency of development activities.
  • Ensure that R&D delivers quality products that satisfy the customer requirements
  • Travel (up to 50%) may be required.

Required Education :

Minimum of degree qualified in electronic, communications, software engineering or a related discipline.

Alternatively a candidate with significant proven experience within the broadcast industry will be considered also.

About this company
J&M Group is a creative , ambitious , hard-working consulting firm based in Greater Toronto , Ontario , Canada. We hit the ground running...