Projects IT Manager
Location: Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

 

Candidate Profile:

Reporting to the Corporate IT Director, the Projects IT Manager is in charge of managing the IT Projects team ensuring final customer (external and internal) satisfaction meets the expectations. This role will fit to a dynamic IT leader used to manage teams, with a strong customer focus, service oriented, who is eager to learn and evolve in his/her career and is willing to face a demanding challenge within a fast-paced growing company that develops and delivers its own mission critical software. The candidate must have agile mindset and devops culture.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage IT team following company agile methodologies, fostering the professional development of its team membersManage relationship with customers during all project phases (solution design, execution, support, etc.)
  • Manage cost related duties (invoices, PO, estimations)
  • Prepare project cost and effort estimations for pre-sales department
  • Define, implement and monitor the IT Projects team processes
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

Requirements:

  • English advanced user, both spoken and written
  • University degree in computer science, or equivalent level
  • Minimum 3 years of previous relevant experience, preferably within IT Software companies that develop their own products using agile methodologies
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Agile and team coaching skills is a must
  • Availability to travel worldwide and 24x7 support according to the requirements of the projects
  • Experience in designing, planning and executing infrastructure projects
  • Linux Expertise (+5 year). Nice to have some certification like LPI, RHCSA
  • Experience in virtualization. (Ideally: OpenStack, VMWare)
  • Knowledge of the following technologies: Apache web server, Tomcat, Oracle DB, Java, GIT, Jenkins
  • Networking knowledge and scripting knowledge (Ansible)
  • Experience managing the architecture on complex projects
  • Experience working with operations and business teams to communicate problem impacts and to understand business requirements
  • Project management skills
  • Prioritize tasks based on impact and urgency

Extra points for:

  • Experience managing teams in a high-pressure IT environment
  • Proven ability to manage complex tasks
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audience
  • Windows knowledge would be appreciated
  • Experience in security and performance tuning

Benefits & Perks:

  • Company with +10 years in the international software market with global multinationals as investors in the company and partners (SAP, Microsoft, etc.)
  • Opportunity to be part of the worldwide leader in its market
  • 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)