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Program Lead

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Program Lead

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    ConSol UK Software Development

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    €30 - €60 per month + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Neo Crisp

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


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  • Client:

    ConSol Partners

Program Lead

As a Program Lead within Digital Machining, you coordinate and synchronise development, evaluation, test and launch phases of multiple products all part of a portfolio that includes both software and hardware components. You own the Release Management Life Cycle and drive its implementation and improvement. This exciting role calls for daily collaboration with those that contribute to ensuring top delivery - such as test managers, agile development teams, offer owners, product owners and IT system owners.

Your office base is in Stockholm or Sandviken (Sweden) and you report to the R&D Manager for Digital Machining.

Areas of responsibility
* Plan and manage the release schedule and main release milestones across our offer
* Identify and report dependencies and risks, and evaluate impact related to planned releases
* Communicate plans and key changes to time-lines, scope or cost
* Coordinate capacity and competence planning with function/competence area managers
* Support cross-portfolio planning to oversee dependencies and solve conflicts
* Develop, communicate and maintain a life cycle management plan for products and software components
* Maintain the integrity of system environments by ensuring that release and change processes are followed
* Ensure the appropriate levels of documentation for our portfolio of products
* Ensure that security and legal compliance requirements are met
* Assist configuration management processes to be more reliable, efficient and cost effective
* Identify new tools and technologies to develop release streams and builds
* Ensure adequate contracts with vendors to meet the product needs
* Establish and maintain relevant and cost-effective SLAs for systems and applications, and implement the Digital Machining support process

Essential skills:
* Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
* Minimum of five years experience of release management or project management
* Minimum of five years experience in software engineering and operations environment
* Advanced knowledge of software development life cycles
* Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross functional work streams to successful completion
* Excellent leadership, communication and analytical skills

Beneficial skills:
* Experience from working with engineering and operations of embedded electronic products
* Knowledge and experience of ITIL and Agile
* Experience from working with the operations of SaaS products