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Technical Project Manager (6 month contract)

Job Title: Technical Project Manager (6 month contract)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oxford
Industry:
Salary: £500/pd
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: ASH16885IN_1524661431
Contact Name: Iona Newton
Contact Email: inewton@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

A well establish Fintech business are seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager to coordinate the specification, planning and delivery of their analytical software product.

As the Technical Project Manager, you will be acting as a key point of contact understanding the requirements from the Business Experts in Oxford and translating them into a clear delivery plan then executing the plan with an international team of developers.

You will be responsible for ensuring challenging commercial deadlines are being met so you need to be pragmatic and honest in your approach, with the ability to critically prioritise and challenge the functional specification. You need to assess whether the tasks are deliverable and if not, advise what sources need to be increased to make it so.

To be considered for this role you must have;
-Excellent communication skills
-Experience working in an Agile development environment.
-Experience with UML or other business modelling languages.
-Demonstrable success managing development teams to software products against challenging timelines.

An understanding of DevOps methodologies such as Jenkins and Docker would be considered highly advantageous, as would exposure to Java/Scala, SQL or Shell Scripting.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Project Manager, initially joining on a 6 month contract with the potential to be extended, to work with new technologies in a fast paced and exciting environment.