Ref: JFI050722TPM_1657042017

Technical Project Manager

England, Hertfordshire

Job description

Technical Project Manager

JFI050722TPM_1657042017

Technical Project Manager Contract Role- Outside IR35- £400 a day - 6 Months

Role:

Jefferson Frank are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join the software development team for a 6-month contract working on a new Agile project to develop the next generation of the clients digital forensics applications.

The Technical Project Manager will join the team focusing on the next generation of products. This is an opportunity to work on a product that saves lives and helps fight serious criminality.

Although it would be preferred the successful candidate to work out of the company offices in North Hertfordshire 2-3 days a week

Key Responsibilities:

The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for the following activities:

* Create agile software development plans for rapid product development
* Track progress and gather metrics to forecast the delivery of software releases
* Help identify and minimise rework and feature creep
* Map dependencies for each product or project and alert teams if changes in one project are likely to have an effect on other projects
* Participate in roadmap and version planning
* Support Product Owners in the management of the product backlogs
* Support Scrum Masters in the removal of impediments and take measures to prevent delays
* Support Product Owners and Business Analysts with release planning
* Document and manage project risk
* Liaise with the PMO and stakeholders to communicate and coordinate
* Provide input to the software development process

Background/Key Experience:

Essentials

* At least 3 years as Project Manager on a commercial software cloud-based application
* Excellent knowledge of the scrum development process
* Previous experience in software development
* Experience of using a development workflow system such as DevOps, Jira, etc
* Good Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel
* High standard of written and spoken English
* Motivated, self-reliant individual
* The successful candidate would be required to undergo security clearance to at least NPPV3+SC level

Desirables

* Certified Scrum Master or other agile certification
* Degree level qualification in a technology or science subject