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Project Manager (Software Engineering) (m/f/d)

Hybrid (Berlin, Germany and others)

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About Ververica

At Ververica, we are pioneers in streaming data in real-time, empowering businesses to unlock valuable insights with our cutting-edge technology. Our mission is to transform how companies operate, making real-time data processing the backbone of their business strategy.

 

Job Summary

As Project Manager, you will be responsible for the end-to-end management of our software development projects from inception to delivery. This role includes overseeing project scope, timelines, and resources, as well as broader program management activities to ensure multiple projects align with organizational goals. The ideal candidate will possess strong project management and interpersonal skills, experience in program management and software engineering, and the ability to lead projects effectively with cross-functional teams.

 

Key Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Define project scope, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop detailed project plans, including schedules, resource allocations, and budgets.
  • Manage project execution, ensuring adherence to timelines, scope, and budget.
  • Track project progress, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure the quality and performance of project deliverables meet or exceed expectations.

Program Management

  • Coordinate and manage multiple related projects to ensure they align with the program objectives.
  • Develop and maintain program roadmaps and timelines, ensuring alignment with business goals.
  • Monitor and report on program performance, identifying and addressing any deviations or issues.
  • Facilitate program-level risk management, identifying potential challenges and developing contingency plans.
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration across project teams and stakeholders.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for project and program stakeholders, providing regular updates and addressing any concerns.
  • Collaborate with product management, product marketing, and other departments to ensure project alignment with business objectives.
  • Organize and lead project and program meetings, ensuring all participants are informed and aligned.

Process Improvement

  • Implement and optimize project and program management processes, tools, and methodologies.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by encouraging the exploration of new approaches and best practices.
  • Provide training and support to team members on project and program management practices.

Tools and Reporting

  • Utilize project management tools (mainly Jira & Confluence) to manage project workflows, track progress, and maintain documentation.
  • Generate and maintain comprehensive project and program documentation, including charters, schedules, status reports, and post-project reviews.
  • Develop and present regular reports to senior management and stakeholders on project and program status, performance metrics, and outcomes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in project management within the software development industry.
  • 2+ years of experience in program management, overseeing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and project management best practices.
  • Proficiency in project management tools such as Jira, Confluence, or similar.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/programs, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

Why Join Us?

At Ververica, you will be part of a dynamic and innovative team at the forefront of real-time data processing technology. We offer a creative and collaborative work environment where your ideas and contributions will shape the future of our brand and its presence in the industry. If you're passionate about streaming data, software development and want to make a significant impact at a leading tech company, we'd love to hear from you.

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