Project Manager II

NL-Rotterdam
Job ID
2017-6095
Category
Engineering

Overview

Rambus (NASDAQ: RMBS) Cryptography Research and has offices in Rotterdam, Boston, Toronto, Sydney and Singapore.

Rambus offices in Rotterdam specializes in mobile token management software for card issuers to safely bring cards onto the mobile devices of their customers. Its certified and award-winning management software integrates with Mobile Pay solutions and independent mobile wallets to allow end-users to ‘tap & pay’ via NFC smartphones and wearables.

Whether cards are stored on the device or in the cloud using host card emulation (HCE), Rambus adapts to any mobile payments ecosystem and ensures security through tokenization; it enables customers to fulfil the role of a token service provider (TSP), securing transactions by removing vulnerable card data from the payment network.

Due to the recent growth in new product releases, project implementations, maintenance of our products, and customer support we are expanding our enthusiastic team.

Responsibilities

Your job

As project manager your main responsibility is the delivery of complex international software implementations on a project basis, meeting the contractually established demands of our clients. Our clients are comprised of some of the largest and most influential financial Institutions, Mobile Device Manufacturers and Data Centers in the world.

You will assemble a project team in co-operation with Management and the Resource Planner to draw up a project plan and schedule. After approval of this plan and schedule by the client you are responsible for the entire project lifecycle from initiation to project closure. You will guide the project team and monitor the progress of the project, change requests and be able to effectively and efficient manage project risks.

Furthermore you will report the status of the project to the client and management periodically and initiate progress meetings with the team(s) both internal and external as required.

You will ensure the successful delivery of the solution and ensure it meets and exceeds the client’s expectations building and strengthening the relationship to ensure future and sustained business.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Delivery of complex international software solutions managing a diverse team of highly-skilled technical engineers, business analyst and subject matter experts. Keeping project within scope, budget and time.
  • Understand the technical solutions being delivered and key functionalities the solutions provide enabling you to support client questions with limited involvement from development resources and provide accurate direction to project team(s).
  • Clearly able to define project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Provide concise and accurate forecasting of project work effort for resource and financial reporting activities.
  • Create, manage and maintain a detailed project schedule to monitor and track progress. Reporting progress to project stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Create, manage and maintain comprehensive project documentation such as project plan, logs, actions and decisions lists.
  • Change Management, Identify changes to the project scope, with analysis on project schedule, and project costs.
  • Work with Management and the Resource Manager to ensure adequate resource allocation and priority to your projects.
  • Successfully manage the relationship and expectations with the client and all stakeholders.
  • Regularly undertake/identify risk management opportunities to minimize and mitigate project risks.
  • Assist Sales and Technical Sales through RFP/RFQ stages for work breakdown and work effort estimations.
  • Willingness and ability to travel abroad to client locations (<10%)

Qualifications

Your Skills and Knowledge

  • relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree, technical engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ Years’ experience in project management delivering complex software solutions
  • strong affinity for technology, background in development (Java, C++, etc..) and application deployments (JBoss, Tomcat, etc..) a major plus
  • certifications of project management methodologies (Prince 2/PMI), and knowledge in best practices of software delivery projects
  • excellent communication and planning skills
  • fluent in English both spoken and written, Dutch and other Languages a plus
  • proven analytical/problem solving abilities
  • results driven
  • quality and customer oriented

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