Software Development Project Manager

Reliable Controls Corporation

July 23, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Project Management
Company Overview: 

Reliable Controls specializes in the design and manufacture of Internet-connected, building automation controls. Our innovative products automate building environments, decreasing the impact on our planet. As a privately-owned, Canadian corporation since 1986, we are dedicated to providing simple, flexible, and sustainable systems, economically targeted to meet the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit. The 120+ people of Reliable Controls design, develop, and manufacture under one roof in our ISO 9001 certified Victoria-based headquarters. 

Job Summary: 

The role…

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Software Development Project Manager to lead the team through the software development process, while meeting company objectives. Time to market, quality and efficiency are paramount to us. In addition to day-to-day project management, this role will require the right person to assist our company with developing effective & efficient project management processes and techniques. This role reports to the VP of R&D.

What you’ll do…

Working closely with members of the software development team, customers, stakeholders & management, you will take the lead in ensuring projects are correctly estimated, prioritized, and delivered on time. With strong confidence in your ability to lead and motivate teams through the different stages of development, you will help to guide the development teams via milestone creation, prioritization and efficient workflow.  You will have a knack for identifying project deficiencies or constraints and demonstrate success at managing their resolution while keeping the project on track. Regular updates with management include reporting on project status, velocity, burn down, and project completion.

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate success in the following areas…

  • Defining project schedules, facilitating team meetings, task prioritization, and participation in design review meetings,
  • Proficiency with issue management software, JIRA,
  • Participation in project gate meetings, ensuring all requirements are completed in the estimated timelines,
  • Working with teams to be accountable for estimation and delivery of code,
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses in teams and maximizing on the strengths,
  • Collaborating with the Marketing team, ensuring technical and marketing documentation is prioritized and facilitated,
  • Attending customer meetings to receive feedback on requirements that will translate into product roadmap considerations.

Our ideal candidate will possess…

  • 5+ years’ experience as a software project manager
  • Relevant education credentials
  • IT experience, reporting and excellent people skills
  • Proven success with change management, motivating and managing a team
  • A positive attitude

And as a bonus have…

  • PMP certification or equivalent
  • Experience with Atlassian JIRA
How To Apply: 

If this sounds like you ideal next career move, please submit your application via the Reliable Controls Careers page and include your salary expectations in your cover letter.