Software Project manager

12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Project Manager

Software and Product Delivery / Agile / Waterfall

Based in Glasgow

Have you ever wondered how video platforms are able to recommend just the right programs and movies you like to watch at the right time, what you might want to binge on, or remind you when the next episodes of your favourite series are about to start so you don’t miss it?

Are you interested in Cloud Computing, the AI boom, Deep Learning, Predictive Voice Control and how human viewing behaviour can enhance user experience in the worldwide entertainment space?

Then you could be the Project Manager that we are looking for.

We are the world leaders in Real-Time Personalised Recommendations, Search and Viewer Analytics solutions and looking for a Software Project Manager experienced with working in a fast-paced environment with responsibility and accountability for the initiation, planning, delivery and closure phases of a portfolio of projects that deliver customised solutions of the ThinkAnalytics product suite to a range of customers from around the world.

What We are looking for

We’d like to hear from you if have proven experience in:

Principal Accountabilities:

·Adopting full responsibility for the delivery of customised solutions of the ThinkAnalytics product suite to our customers

·Managing the interface with ThinkAnalytics’ customers to ensure that the customised solution meets the customers’ timescales and requirements

·Meeting project scope, time and cost objectives by assiduous and early definition of scope inclusions and exclusions, ongoing scheduling, and cost tracking

·Ensuring that the project deliverables (software and documentation) adhere to industry best-practice and ThinkAnalytics’ quality standards

Essential Skills & Experience:

·Experience in a product delivery/software portfolio management role, leading teams working with Agile and Waterfall methodologies

·Proven track record in managing a number of concurrent software development projects through all stages of the systems lifecycle from project kick off, requirements gathering, development, documentation, testing through to project acceptance and ongoing support

·Sound knowledge of budgeting, cost tracking and resource allocation procedures

·Willingness to travel - this role involves a small amount to travel to our customers’ sites, primarily within Europe. This is typically 3 to 4 days per month.

Desired Skills & Experience:

·Experience of successfully designing and implementing business change initiatives

Desired Qualifications & Certification:

·Project Management Certification; PRINCE 2, PMP or equivalent

·Computing/Software Development Degree or equivalent relevant experience

About Us

ThinkAnalytics’ flagship solution is the ThinkAnalytics Emmy® Award Winning Search and Recommendations Engine, the most widely deployed real-time, Personalised Content, Search and Recommendations engine. In addition, the company has broadened its reach with ThinkBigData, the industry’s first real-time Customer and Video Insight Data Platform built specifically to meet the needs of pay-TV/OTT players. It gives pay-TV/OTT players a holistic up to the minute view of their business, enabling them to better address key industry KPIs faster-boosting loyalty, ARPU, customer experience and develop new revenue streams.

The company’s customer base of over 70 video service providers serves more than 200 million subscribers worldwide. Customers include Sky, BBC, Cox Communications, Liberty Global, Rogers, Swisscom, Singtel, Vodafone, KPN and many others. The ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine now serves over 2 billion recommendations per day to over 250+ million subscribers worldwide.

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