Lead Technical Product Manager (QA or SQL) London £50-70k

Exposed Solutions
London (South)
£50000 - £70000 per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client is an integrated consulting and software company, providing economic and planning solutions and services to the upstream oil and gas industry. They are an truly international company with offices in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, South America, India and Singapore. JOB DESCRIPTION This challenging role will suit someone commercially minded who comes from a Development or QA background. In order to succeed, you will need at least 4 years’ experience in a similar position. Main responsibilities include: Working with product owners and product champions to determine requirements Work with the BA group to ensure the requirements are adequately defined Be able to understand the underlying technologies and work with the technical architects and development leads to ensure tech debt and new technology innovations are appropriately prioritized and worked in to the schedule Schedule features and defects to be delivered for each release and each sprint in the release cycle. Run the "Ready for Dev" and "Ready for Test" meetings with the appropriate developers, QA's and BA's Run the Daily Stand-up meetings Provide end of sprint reports to management Run the end of release retrospective process to ensure the team continually improves Define resources and schedule for implementation Update the development schedule each sprint to take into account any delays, changes to features, changes in priorities and changes in team resources Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of how all products work from both an internal and external perspective QUALIFICATIONS Essential: Degree in a technical or engineering discipline Technical experience as either a Developer or QA Knowledge and comfort with SQL and basic data management Basic Project Management skills Ability to work well with highly diverse development teams based in many locations Experience in development teams focused on commercial applications Demonstrable passion for product development Comfort/experience working with large and/or complex data sets. Desirable: ·A PM qualification Experience in products with strong 3rd party/public APIs Understanding and experience of Agile methodologies ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE FREE TO WORK IN THE UK FREE FROM THE RESTRICTIONS OF VISA'S AND WORK PERMITS. Exposed Solutions is acting as an employment agency to this client. Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, sexuality, race or relegion and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age sex, sexuality, race or relegion for this role. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66724813