Technical Project Manager for Ciklum CTO Office (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine

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Chief Technical Office is the most innovative unit of Ciklum, providing unique expertise and consultancy in Big Data &Analytics, Research and Development, as well as DevOps services. We create advanced solutions for entire Ciklum and its clients and accumulate world-class expertise, solving real-world problems that impact millions of people in areas such as: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, VR/AR and many others.

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Description

On behalf of CTO, Ciklum is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join Kyiv team on a full-time basis.

The role of the Senior Technical Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to agreed deadlines and within budget. It includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Senior Technical Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

The Senior Technical Project Manager will be the primary point of contact for clients during the delivery phase of our projects; PM will be expected to lead multiple projects. The Senior Technical Project Manager will report directly to the Head of Big Data & Analytics (CTO Office).

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with customer management to understand the business requirements for the project, developing effective working relationships and ongoing management processes for the project;
  • Define the deliverables, resource requirements and work plan for the project, and manage their development and delivery;
  • Ensure client satisfaction while still managing to cost and time estimates;
  • Estimate and plan projects from start to finish together with a team;
  • Ensure projects meet industry leading quality standards;
  • Manage, monitor and motivate the team assigned to the project;
  • Conduct project presentations and compile reports;
  • Create and track accurate cost estimates;
  • Manage risks, anticipate problems before they arise, and work with appropriate personnel to develop solutions;
  • Report project progress/status on a regular basis to management, perform other duties as required by Senior Project Manager;
  • Support to members of your team through information sharing and peer to peer learning;
  • Write clearly stating assumptions, define project requirements.

Requirements

  • Minimum 4+ years of work experience in a project management, including all aspects of process development and execution;
  • Proven experience in process development and process workflow
  • A proven track record of successful project implementation in a software environment;
  • Team management experience;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment;
  • Problem solving attitude;
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies;
  • Fluent English.

Technical Requirements:

  • Understanding of data management concepts including data lake design, Hadoop architectures including HDFS, Hive, map-reduce, high performance relational database management systems (such as Amazon Redshift)
  • Understanding of ETL/ELT concepts,  data ingest approaches.
  • Basic knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other cloud-based infrastructure delivery models.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL

Desirable

  • Agile and/PMI certification desirable but not mandatory;
  • Integration knowledge with ERP/CRM;
  • Basic knowledge of Python/R
  • Knowledge of latest trends at SW development technologies and tools.

What's in it for you

  • Career growth opportunities
  • Realization of your innovative ideas in building new Ciklum Solutions and Services
  • Friendly collaborative teams and enjoyable working environment
  • Professional skills development and training programmes
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions