Technical Manager with French
Location: Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

 

We are looking for a Technical Manager to lead mission critical development teams, internal and external, that are responsible for delivering the projects to our clients. Autonomous, polyvalent technical leader with good interpersonal skills allowing him/her to lead by example, inspire, empower and identify strength in people. Liaising with the Project Manager in charge of any given project, the Technical Manager collaborates in estimating the resources needed, assembling the dynamic teams for any given project, acting as the technical lead for that project and coordinate all necessary activities. Delivery on time is paramount, so the Technical Manager needs to leverage resources and assess and act on any situation with the objective of compliance with the delivery plan.

Responsibilities

  • Manage internal and external teams of Software Engineers, QA Engineers, Functional Analysts and Systems Engineers with the Project Manager.
  • Work alongside the Project Manager to stir the project from a technical point of view, provide the software development effort estimates and tracking of the delivery.
  • Control the technical architecture and take technical project decisions.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert and evaluator with third parties.
  • Identify, escalate and find solution to address technical risks with the Project Manager.
  • Assigns tasks to the members of the Technical Team.
  • Perform hands-on activities if and when needed.
  • Validate requirements, contribute to their definition from a technical point of view.
  • Travel to participate in software deployment, operational tasks, requirement gathering phases…

Requirements

  • Autonomous, polyvalent technical leader with good interpersonal skills allowing him/her to lead by example, inspire, empower and identify strength in people
  • Experience in working with external providers, software factories and talent in house (Contractors).
  • Advanced/Proficient spoken and written English. Other languages, in particular French, a plus.
  • University degree in computer science, or equivalent level.
  • High level of English and French.
  • Availability to travel according to the requirements of the projects,
  • At least 3 years in a similar position.
  • Experience with Java (J2SE, JEE).
  • In-depth knowledge of Java-related tools: Eclipse, maven and git.
  • Experience in multiplatform development (Linux, UNIX, Windows).
  • Experience in Database design.
  • Knowledge of Design Patterns.
  • Knowledge of QA processes and tools.
  • Experience working with open source tools, libraries and products.
  • Knowledge of Tomcat, Glassfish, or other J2EE container.
  • Knowledge of data access applications development (SQL, JDBC). Oracle DB and MongoDB are preferred, though knowledge on other databases is welcome.
  • Previous experience as a Software Engineer or QA Engineer.
  • Knowledge of scrum or other development methodology.
  • Knowledge of cryptograph (PKI, PKCS) will be a plus.
  • Extra points for Knowledge of Python and related development frameworks, like Django, or other scripting languages.
  • System Administration skills at any level.

Benefits & Perks

  • International working environment;
  • Creative and results focused team;
  • Great office in Barcelona center.
  • Free fruit and coffee at the office.
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Gym Membership (DIR & G4L)
  • Free language classes
  • Flexible compensation plan
  • Flexible working hours (depending on project).