Technical Project Manager

Kanata, Ontario, ca
Company: Solace
Published on 2021-04-22 17:38:42

Why Join Our Team:

Solace provides solutions to the world’s leading enterprises via our unified event-driven messaging platform in the cloud and on premise. Our platform helps our customers solve use cases such as hybrid cloud, IoT, microservices, and big data distribution intelligently, securely, reliably, and in real-time.

We are seeking an exceptional Project Manager with technical background in software development who can lead our projects and feature development cycles in order to deliver on time. The Project Manager will be acting as a Liaison between Engineering, PLM, QA, and documentation teams to coordinate release content, and ensure scope is well defined and resources available to initiate a new project. 

The ideal candidate must have recent software development experience or managing software development projects, with exceptional project management and interpersonal skills that can help bring people together and drive projects to successful delivery.


  • Manage and coordinate release content with R&D and QA based on business priorities
  • Measure and monitor progress of projects and features to ensure on time delivery
  • Manage and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Develop project plans and workwith various managers to plan and secure resources for every feature or project.
  • Work with Product Managers, Marketing Managers and Enablement teams to coordinate GTM/NPI activities
  • Co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment scripts and checklists.
  • Conduct Release Readiness and Go/No-Go reviews
  • Coordinate code merge activities with design and QA team and understand the impact of code merges and branches.
  • Create status reports of the project to the senior officials of the organization
  • Communicate project issues and to stakeholders
  • Facilitate meetings with project teams and stakeholders
  • Required Skills:

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
  • Experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.
  • Solid skills at managing project scope creep and change management
  • Comfortable in leading and facilitating large meetings
  • Strong analytical abilities in order to analyze the effectiveness of software releases process and make or suggest improvements
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage interruptions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Nice to Have:

  • PMP / Scrum Master certifications
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Good understanding of version control systems (SVN, Git), including branching and merging strategies
  • Experience with Linux environments and scripting languages (Perl, Python, Bash)
  • Familiar with deployments to Amazon Web Services
  • What Makes Us Great:

  • Our team! Work with some of the smartest individuals in the business
  • We believe in work life balance
  • Flexible work environment
  • Amazing customers
  • We are Social – we like to keep things simple and fun!
  • We are one of the top-ranked employers on Glassdoor
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