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Software Project Manager

  • Location

    Applied Satellite Technology Ltd

  • Department

    Group Software Solutions

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Closing Date

    31st August 2022

Primarily based in our Norfolk offices, with the option of Hybrid working

Details

  • Location

    Applied Satellite Technology Ltd

  • Department

    Group Software Solutions

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Closing Date

    31st August 2022

AST have 30 years’ experience in delivering satellite communications services. We are a trusted global satellite communications equipment supplier of end-to-end remote communication solutions. Our company provides a comprehensive range of terminals and devices, high quality voice and data connectivity. Our unique enabling services such as in-house developed INTEGRA, IRIS, iRAMS and My AST Portal empower our customers to optimise their operations, make informed decisions quicker and reduce their costs. We’re at the heart of the Internet, helping the most innovative companies remove the complexities of delivering any experience, to any device, anywhere.

 

The AST Story

We have a talented team of over 180 people in 12 offices and warehousing facilities and an extensive distribution and service network, providing connectivity solutions to a wide range of maritime and land customers around the world.

Through our in-depth knowledge of remote communication technology and strong relationship with our customers, we develop and deliver industry leading satellite communication services such as our INTEGRA platform, providing organisations with connectivity solutions. We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach and are dedicated to designing, implementing, and supporting solutions tailormade to meet our customers unique needs and keep them connected anywhere in the world, 24/7.

As a global innovator and trusted Tier 1 Partner to all major satellite communications suppliers, and hardware manufacturers, we focus on delivering dependable and integrated connectivity services to our customers.

 

The Role

The mission of our team is to provide our customers with tools and solutions to manage their satellite communication services via our platforms. We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a software project manager. The responsibilities of the software project manager include overseeing software projects from start to finish, managing and motivating software developers and other team members, managing stakeholder engagement, always providing clear lines of communication, and writing project proposals.

To be successful as a software project manager, you should have a good working knowledge of project estimation techniques and the ability to motivate team members. Ultimately, a top-notch software project manager should have good communication and decision-making skills.

You will work as part of a collaborative team of developers and testers who are responsible for designing and implementing solutions that will help AST to fulfill our mission.

 

Your main responsibilities will include;

  • Discussing potential projects and their parameters with clients, executives, and software developers.
  • Planning out the blueprints for software projects, including defining the scope, allocating resources, setting deadlines, laying out communication strategies, and indicating tests and maintenance.
  • Assembling and leading the project team.
  • Participating in and supervising each stage of the project.
  • Ensuring each project stays on schedule and adheres to the deadlines.
  • Creating a project budget and ensuring the project adheres to the budget as closely as possible.
  • Determining and overseeing consistent testing, evaluation, and troubleshooting of all products in all stages of completion.
  • Tracking milestones, deliverables, and change requests.
  • Serving as a liaison to communicate information regarding changes, milestones reached, and other pertinent information.
  • Delivering completed software products to clients and performing regular checks on the products' performance.

 

The Person

You will be passionate about project management, with high levels of self-motivation and a strong drive to learn. You show enthusiasm for new technical solutions, services and continuous improvement and are not afraid to think outside the box. You will have the willingness to adapt to varying demands of the role throughout our busy periods.

  • 3+ years’ proven experience in project management and software development.
  • Formal Project Management training and certification.
  • Good working knowledge of project estimation techniques.
  • Excellent technical knowledge.
  • Good leadership, decision-making, and organization skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills

 

The Perks

  • Company pension scheme
  • Private Health insurance for you (with the option of adding family members)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Long Service Awards
  • 23 days Annual Leave (+ Bank Holidays)
  • Enhanced holiday scheme where you get an additional days holiday for every year of service (up to a maximum of 5 additional days)
  • License for Pluralsight to enable continuous development
  • Employee Events
  • Savings and Discounts available at numerous high street retailers
  • Free Parking
  • Free Tea, Coffee & Fruit!
Application Information

Our vision is to empower our customers with pioneering, dependable remote communication solutions that deliver operational excellence in situations that demand faultless performance. For more information, please visit https://www.theastgroup.com/

 

For more information or to apply please send CV and cover letter to;

 

Emma Church, Applied Satellite Technology, Bessemer Way, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 0LX

Email: emma.church@theastgroup.com

 

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

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