Job Req: 206

Date: December 6, 2006

Title: Technical Project Manager

Location: Istanbul , Turkey

 

About OP-IM Technologies Limited (OP-IM):  OP-IM is a growing technology consulting firm based in London, UK, delivering industry-leading digital media publishing solutions to media & entertainment and finance markets.  The company is looking to expand its coverage in Turkey , Eastern Europe and Middle East with a new office in Istanbul , Turkey .  

 

Job Description:

We are looking for a multi-talented Technical Project Manager for digital media professional services for the enterprise, media & entertainment and finance markets. These individuals would work on several projects simultaneously for different customers. At the start of each project, they would work directly with the customers, as well as with the sales team, to gather high-level requirements for the project. They would work with or function as the program manager to estimate the work for the project, and based on those estimates, create functional specifications. Based on these requirements, and technical knowledge of what is possible, they would write functional specifications, detailing the precise work required for the project, and any additional third-party integrations required.   Once the project is approved, they would work on the development, testing and implementation of the solution.  This position offers a tremendous opportunity to learn a broad range of new coding skills, technology, and processes in a growing company.

 

This position will be filled at OP-IM Technologies' new office in Istanbul , Turkey (European Side).  

 

Please email your cover letter and resume in English to careers@op-im.com

 

All applications will be dealt with utmost confidentiality.

 

Responsibilities:

         Work directly with sales force to coordinate new projects, many of which will involve multiple phases

         Gather project requirements from customers and prepare functional specifications

         Work with the sales force to cost and schedule a given project

         Produce accurate work estimates that can be used to plan schedules, and work diligently to meet them.

         Day-to-day communication with customers, the development team, sales, and upper management

         Design and implement features in collaboration with other developers, QA engineers, and the program manager.

         Identify and propose new components in balance with business priorities.

         Write code that can be reused and extended for future development by other engineers.

         Participate in all types of testing; conduct acceptance tests, stress tests and tune performance.

         Respond quickly to critical customer problems.

         Influence the direction of OP-IMís products and architecture by contributing ideas regularly.

 

Requirements:

         BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline.

         Knowledge of rich media, content management, including video publishing

         Self-starter with strong ambition

         Understanding of and experience with the full software development lifecycle, including functional and technical specification, implementation, QA processes, deployment, and maintenance

         Understanding of Web Services technologies, including SOAP and related standards

         Solid understanding of J2EE, XML, Web Services, and relevant design patterns.

         Proficiency in .NET, C#, HTML, CSS, Javascript, SQL, and XML a plus

         Experience with design packages such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Flash, together with cascading style sheets, W3C standards and HCI principals

         Demonstrable talent for elegant object-oriented design.

         Experience with database schema design, stored procedures, and SQL tuning with SQL Server or Oracle.

         Experience with modern web UI technologies

         Development experience, using third party APIs and SDKs

         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

         Excellent organizational and time management skills

         High level of commitment

         Strong problem-solving skills and creativity.

         A passion for design and a drive to get the details right.

         A dedication to customer satisfaction.

         Fluency in English is a must, working knowledge of a second foreign language is a plus

         5+ years of experience

         Ability to travel abroad

         No military obligations

 

Salary:

OP-IM offers a competitive salary, depending on education and experience