Technical Project Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £400 per day

  • Job ref:

    J384671A_1569482547

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

My Client a large global brand is looking for an experienced Project Manager on a initial 6 month contract basis

We are looking to build small but high performant teams within this to solve complex challenges, using an imbued DevOps culture of heavy automation and continuous deployment.

Working within the Infrastructure unit of the team, you'll have opportunity to plan and coordinate complex multi-stream work that involves collaborating with colleagues all over the world. Drawing on your experience and high technical acumen you'll help to schedule infrastructure and DevOps product releases by assimilating requirements into high fidelity technical milestones for the team to deliver.

The challenge

As a beacon for change within the engineering organisation, a critical current project is to modernise platform infrastructure to embrace container orchestration across hybrid cloud solutions. Joining at the ground floor you'll have opportunity to help shape the way we work. Become a linchpin within the team as we deliver this large-scale organisational capability in conjunction with using DevOps practises to empower product engineering teams consuming both the platform and other parts of the organisation.

You will

  • Determine clear deliverables, roles and responsibilities for colleagues required for specific projects or initiatives. Working daily with the team to ensure tasks are actively progressing towards milestones.
  • Navigate the organisation to draw together teams to collaborate on project objectives.
  • Have a strong sense of personal accountability and influence the team to take ownership of commitments.
  • Be a natural communicator and capable of working with geographically diverse colleagues to collaborate on issues between teams and subject matter domains.
  • Actively plan towards regular programme increments and hold appropriate team rituals to align for successful delivery.
  • Develop tribal knowledge into documented repositories and grow team culture.
  • Cultivate relationships with stakeholders, evangelise the team mission and iterate on operating model to continuously improve.

Your skills

  • A demonstrable engineering background with strong familiarity of Linux and Cloud platforms.
  • Understanding of DevOps and commercial experience working with DevOps/SRE in either centralised or distributed models.
  • Familiarity of cloud infrastructure providers (AWS/GCP).
  • Working knowledge of at least one programming language.
  • Experienced using Atlassian product suite.
  • Strong Agile experience with a drive to coach others.

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