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Have you seen street performers? Watched them eat flames AND keep the crowd safe and entertained. All the time you were thinking : "Fire? You should try Project Management in a tech company - now thats tricky!"
Then, we would love to meet you and introduce you to our projects! Join us and lead technical teams to meet our deadlines. Help deliver some of the best software services in our industry and build our company reputation through your work. Handle tricky stake holder relationships and expectations for the team. Develop your interest in line management. Red is already known for our great tech skills - join us as we forge our reputation with management skills too.
Required Skills or Experience
Experience running a number of software projects in all stages of life-cycle. In order to be able to satisfy the following requirements, we anticipate the candidate is likely to have at least 3 years of such experience already
Leading others and taking on formal line management responsibilities
Experience of handling external clients or internal stakeholders when delivering projects
Experience with using modern techniques for software project management (Kanban, backlog, retrospectives, agile, SCRUM, daily stand-ups etc.)
English equivalent level of C1 and good communication skills in general
Be proficient using technical terminology to communicate high level technical information with your team and external stakeholders - even if you don't understand the lower-level detail
Proven ability to navigate tricky waters and lead a team to success in your project
At least one successful project involving embedded/consumer devices
Leading one (or two small) complex projects, driving the project to success through your project co-ordination and leadership skills
Communication to all stake holders, including engineers, technical leads, third party PMs and leads and the customer timescales and deliverables
Balancing and negotiating with teams the features, timescales, quality and priority of deliverables to achieve clarity when these conflict
Managing people and resources on your team with the expectation that you will provide line management for more junior people, both engineers and project coordinators.
( p.s. fire eating skills will be taught to those who don't already have them )
Consult Redis an employee-owned company and a trusted partner to some of the world's largest brands. We're an R&D technology partner that develops cutting-edge 'Internet of Things (IoT) smart, connected products, video and broadband end-user equipment, streaming TV devices, networks and platforms. Connected devices and systems developed by Consult Red are currently in more than 30 million homes around the world.
Our story started in 2003 when five friends founded the company in Shipley, West Yorkshire. Since then, we've grown a lot. We work with the world's leading media operators, including Liberty Global (Virgin, UPC), Comcast (Sky) and AT&T (Directv), and in the last 12 months along we’ve grown our team in the UK, Poland and the US by 40%. We're now over 220 people globally, working collaboratively to provide an industry-leading consultancy service across software development, hardware, embedded, and cloud technologies.
We're proud to be an employee-owned business . At Consult Red, everyone has a stake, and everyone has a say. The employees are the business owners, and we work together with shared values and purpose towards our common goals. We want every team member to feel empowered, have a say in our future, and share in our success.