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Project Manager
Engineering Team (Pavia, Italy)

If you are looking for a fun, dynamic work environment, Funambol is the company for you. Funambol is the leading personal cloud solution used by mobile operators, device manufacturers, portals, service providers and software companies around the world.

This position is a Project Manager role on our Engineering team. As Project Manager, you will be responsible for accomplishing project goals on time, working with our agile development team and managing relationships with customers and partners. A strong technical background and flexibility are important for the position. We are looking for a self-starter with a good sense of humor who enjoys working with people.

Responsibilities

  • Project planning, resource estimation, project execution and delivery
  • Provide top-notch client management, including excellent communication, responsive follow-through and advocacy for client issues
  • Prioritize problem reports of varying severity and manage resolution of all issues within accepted service levels
  • Collaborate with peers e.g. engineering, product management, support, to resolve client issues while actively contributing to a growing knowledgebase

Requirements

You will be tested for these.

  • Working knowledge of Java
  • Agile development (Scrum/XP/Lean)
  • At least 1-2 years experience in one or more of: Project Management; Enterprise technical support; QA; Systems administration; Engineering/Development; Operations/IT
  • Hands-on experience with *nix environments
  • Solid troubleshooting: ability to analyze customer issues and diagnose problems
  • Familiarity with web/app servers (Apache, Tomcat, WebLogic, JBOSS, WebSphere, etc.)
  • Familiarity with web presentation technologies (HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, etc.)
  • Availability for periodic travel (normally less than one week) in Europe and abroad
  • Good oral and written communication skills - we don't need Barack Obama or Frank McCourt but you must be comfortable talking to people and writing intelligible documents

Skills and Attributes

  • Desire to learn and the ability to quickly acquire and apply technical knowledge
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-moving, dynamic environment

Additional Information

This position is in Pavia, Italy. Please email your resume (cv) to jobs@funambol.com. No phone calls or agencies, please.