Project & Release Manager

  • Engineering
  • Gent, Belgium

Project & Release Manager

Job description

Oqton is a fast-growing international scale-up with offices in CA-San Francisco, Atlanta, NC-Cary, Ghent, Copenhagen and Shanghai and the Software Factory of 3DSystems. Our AI-powered software platform allows manufacturing facilities to fully automate, integrate and monitor their machines and workflows.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we are looking for an experienced Project & Release Manager to join the Engineering team in Ghent.

If this sounds exciting and you feel like joining a fast paced, fast growing startup, we should talk!


Responsibilities:

As a Project & Release Manager at Oqton you are responsible for the on-time delivery of Agile software releases along with general software development process and project management.

  • You own the engineering project life cycle process and work closely with the engineering leads to improve the process, making it more reliable.

  • Ensure releases are well-planned, executed efficiently, timely and delivered with a high level of quality.

  • Manage project stakeholders expectations while empowering internal teams to deliver projects successfully.

  • Coordinate cross-team initiatives; help relieve cross-team dependencies and blocking issues.

  • Drive information-sharing and adoption of best practices across all of the Engineering teams.

Job requirements

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in Project Management, Release Management and Software Development Process
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines (e.g. CircleCI, Github actions, GitLab)
  • Experienced user of issue and project tracking / management tools
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with teams in different locations and time zones
  • Have the ability to share knowledge and coach other team members
  • Understanding of Additive Manufacturing software or MES software is a plus
  • PMP and/or Scrum Master certification also an advantage


You Are A Good Fit If:

  • You have a strong sense of accountability and own your own work
  • You have experience working with geographically and culturally diverse teams
  • You are a team player who loves working with others to find the right solutions
  • You are a quick learner who is self motivated and possesses a strong sense of ownership and responsibility