Senior Project Manager

Full time
Kharkiv/Remote, Ukraine

About the project

Quantum is a technology company that transforms big data and data science models into data analytics solutions. It develops solutions using a modern cloud ecosystem and architecture approaches. The company works with enterprises and growing startups all around the world to deliver best-in-class services.

Our client is a digital transformation, cognitive computing, artificial intelligence software company. Their product is a highly scalable and customizable platform that serves as an AI Operating system. This system is used for a wide range of capabilities such as business intelligence, decision making, forecasting, and situational awareness. The product also contains cognitive computing applications configured for specific industries and business functions.

We are looking for an IT Project Manager who will support the engagements team in the delivery of cutting-edge, highly scalable enterprise software embedded with knowledge technologies, machine learning, deep learning, NLP, open-source intelligence on top of a cloud-agnostic, serverless architecture. We are looking for a natural project leader, technology-savvy, with a passion to disrupt the digital transformation industry. 

Skills and qualification:

  • Fluent English speaker, German – an advantage; 
  • At least 4 years of experience working as an IT Project Manager fully responsible for the budget, schedule, and client’s satisfaction, with at least 2 years in business-critical software development engagements for external clients; 
  • Experience in coordinating project teams and managing IT projects of global scope, in multicultural, international environments;
  • Proven track record in defining, implementing, and executing the standardized ways of project management utilizing best practices from both Agile and traditional frameworks;
  • Knowledge and understanding of software development and testing methodologies;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, working experience in a fast pace, agile environment with rapid change of priorities – being willing to tackle any project task required;
  • Efficiency, confidence, and experience working remotely with the client and virtual delivery teams;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with technical and non-technical groups; 
  • Problem solver with ‘can do’ attitude;
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent experience.

Would be a plus:

  • Business knowledge of Banking, Insurance, Health, Compliance; 
  • Industrial experience in Software Development, DBs, Algorithms, Cloud, Big Data, Machine Learning/Deep Learning, familiarity or experience using knowledge graphs;
  • Scaled Agile frameworks (SAFe, Disciplined Agile Delivery) and traditional project management methodologies (PMI PMP) certification; 
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience on JIRA and Confluence.

Responsibilities:

  • You will take end to end responsibility for projects led for our clients managing them from Presales till Early Life Support and Closure; 
  • You will work with business and technology audiences to establish project priorities appropriately and achieve desired organizational goals and benefits;
  • You will develop and execute project plans and drive project delivery including scope management, stakeholder management, project team management, meeting milestones, managing resources, budgets,  escalations, changes, project status meetings and communications, reviews, quality assurance procedures – caring about the highest quality of our engagements;
  • You will build solid relationships across the Engagements division and the organization, navigate multiple, interdependent workstreams, technical concepts, and conversations across different areas and stakeholders to drive collaboration and consensus;
  • You will work closely with stakeholders and tech teams to resolve any impediments, escalations, or delays;
  • You will be responsible for effective implementation of project management methodology/delivery playbook, promoting and enforcing project standards, creating high standards in this area;
  • You will contribute to the continuous improvement of PM framework. Will be a bridge between technical, process, and business audiences.

We offer:

  • Exchange of experience, professional development;
  • A strong team, a healthy atmosphere;
  • Flexible working time;
  • 20 days paid vacation;
  • Paid sick leave;
  • Paid work from home;
  • 8-hour working day and 5-day working week;
  • English lessons and massage service in the office (partially paid by the company);
  • Opportunity to take part in conferences, meetups etc. (fully or partially paid by the company);
  • Regular company events.