Senior Software Project Manager

What your tasks will be

  • You will be responsible for managing projects from implementation, design and coordination through to quality assurance of the delivery packages and ongoing customer support, ensuring that the projects run smoothly.
  • You manage the entire roadmap in time, quality and budget across the whole project lifecycle.
  • You are responsible for project agendas in the classic as well as agile environment.
  • You will be responsible for leading and coordinating the project team and moderating workshops and meetings.
  • You are the first point of contact for our customers and enjoy communicating and advising them as well as preparing and moderating customer workshops and meetings.
  • You monitor project progress and provide regular status updates to stakeholders.
  • You mitigate risks and resolve issues to ensure the successful delivery of projects on time and within scope.
  • You have a good insight into the architecture and functionalities of the software and can provide our customers with targeted advice and active technical support.

What skills we are looking for

  • Several years of proven experience as a Software Project Manager, managing complex projects from initiation to completion
  • Knowledge in the application of classical as well as agile process models and methods and willingness to gain further experience
  • Strong ability to understand the customer’s needs and problems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Innovative thinking & solution-oriented approach
  • High level of personal initiative and drive
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Experience with requirements engineering
  • Capability to function as a business analyst
  • You are fluent in both German and English
  • Certifications in project management standards (e.g. IPMA, PMI, Scrum) is a plus

We offer

  • Payment - At OpenResearch we strive to unite the best minds under one roof. For this reason we offer, depending on qualification and experience, very attractive salary packages for our applicants. In accordance with the law, we list the gross salary according to ST2 IT collective agreement 2024 as the legal basis (38.5 hours per week).
  • Personal growth and professional development - We strive for continuous improvement and believe that we should never stop learning. Needless to say there is a budget for training and conferences for every employee.
  • Healthy environment with drive - We live in a jovial and driven atmosphere with open communication and a positive feedback culture.

Who we are

OpenResearch (OR) is a innovative software engineering company with a focus on mobility and connected vehicle solutions. With nearly 15 years of experience our team has a deep understanding of our clients domains and is able to apply cutting edge technology to solve their problems.

We strive to live our corporate culture every day

  • Exciting, impactful and international projects with professional development opportunities.
  • Personal responsibility, trust, room for your own growth.
  • Agile working environment with a fully remote and/or hybrid model
  • Healthy working conditions and a well-functioning, driven team atmosphere.
  • Cooperative relationship with team leaders - close and direct working atmosphere.
  • Functioning culture of failure - we live a transparent communication and feedback culture.
  • Direct and short communication paths.
  • Openness for your innovative ideas.
  • Working with modern technology and high-quality IT-solutions.

We are international. We work from Austria, Kosovo and Croatia having clients and projects around the world.

Employment Type
Full time | Remote eligible
Austria, Vienna
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Our recruitment process
We try to keep our recruiting process as unbureaucratic, efficient, fast and transparent as possible to make the best use of your time and ours.
We roughly adhere to the following process, deviations can occur if it is reasonable for the positions.
Send us your CV or share your GitHub / GitLab / LinkedIn profiles.
First interview for cultural and technical (Q&A session) fit.
Technical round - coding challenge with a team colleague.
We make a salary proposal to you.
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