Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.
Currently we are looking for a Project Manager for our Hong Kong office to make the team even stronger.
As a Project Manager, you should have experience in managing mid to large scale application software development projects in a complex three tier environment utilizing asynchronous middleware. We are using Unix/Linux, Java back-end with Microsoft SQL for data storage and Solace (Tibco-based appliance) for the middleware with front-end systems written in .NET/C#. The requirements are captured using a Use Case approach and implemented utilizing a hybrid iterative approach to achieve continuous integration and delivery based on DevOps principles. The candidate should have experience in delivering software projects in similar environments and be proficient with MS Office and Project.
Work with Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to manage the release schedule of the Fixed Odds Programme;
Facilitate the creation of the product and release backlogs by overseeing requirements analysis and ensuring each user story in the backlog is well written, sufficiently granular, and buildable;
Lead and facilitate Program Increment (PI) planning events and facilitates Scrum of Scrums;
Escalate and drive impediment resolution at the Program level and encourage team collaboration;
Work with Product Owners to help assure strategy and execution alignment and help manage risks and dependencies;
Develop Agile Release Train (ART) metrics and reports status to Management;
Encourage team and program level Quality Practices and Communities of Practice scaled agile, Scrum, and Agile delivery management;
Participate in enterprise program management improvement and standardization activities;
Assist in execution and completion tracking via quantifiable metrics.
University degree in Information Technology, or related disciplines;
At least 10 years of experience as a Project Manager and/or Scrum Master in software development with at least 2 years of direct experience in a SAFe environment or equivalent Required Certifications: Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scaled Agilist (SA) or equivalent certification;
Significant experience facilitating agile meetings and ceremonies involving the customer and key stakeholders, from initial backlog creation through successful release;
Significant experience as a Scrum Master on multiple Agile Teams;
Experience implementing Scaled Agile and running PI planning (ideally with SAFe);
Experience incorporating Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery practices in Agile Teams;
At least 2 years of experience gathering and validating user stories;
Good understanding of modern software development tools and techniques, particularly DevOps;
Experience using Agile Tools such as JIRA, Rally, or VersionOne;
Experience supervising staff in an agile environment;
Demonstrated leadership in process improvement and innovation;
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills;
Experience in an environment with demonstrated track record of continuing responsibilities, creativity and innovation.