IT Project Manager

Information about the offer
  • Type of employment: b/d
  • Offer ID: BG1912SRB
  • Category: Project Manager
  • Place: Sofia , Bulgaria
  • Minimal level of education:: b/d
  • Minimal experience: Between 2 and 5 years


Our partner is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable more than 400,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT.
We are looking for a Project Manager for their Professional Services Center of Excellence team with a proven track record for delivering high quality, well-architected products. As a Project Manager you will build solutions that help customers to fully benefit from the capabilities of a virtual infrastructure by integrating open source and third party products and automating processes. To achieve this, the following VMware products are mainly but not solely used:

• vCenter Orchestrator
• vCloud Automation Center
• vCenter Operations Management Suite


-Be part of an integrations and extensions team that works in collaboration with management, professional services, and R&D teams.
-Lead the execution of PS CoE integrations and extensions projects towards successful completion
-Analyze customer requirements to produce technical solutions based on VMware technologies.
-Develop and track detailed project plans, schedules, dependencies, critical paths
-Effectively collaborate with project stakeholders
-Clearly communicate with customers and upped management any risk areas; come up with risk mitigation plans
-Independently conduct small to medium engagements with customers in a timely and effective manner.
-Define estimates and plans for software delivery in conjunction with the team. 
-Amend and refine custom solutions on-site in an agile manner.
-Adhere to internal processes during the whole development cycle – idea, patent, requirements, specifications, designs, implementation, bug fixing, QA, support, and so on.
-Mentor junior members of the team.
-Build and maintain confidence of colleagues and customers.
-Maintain current knowledge of the entire VMware product line.
-Assist in the development of standard reusable VMware “productized” consulting service offerings, including definition of tasks, deliverables and standard estimates.
-Help document best practices in developing and deploying VMware solutions, and feed them into our knowledge base for reuse by the team, customers and partners.
-Present custom solutions and articulate how business requirements are met to all levels of customer resource, from operators and consumers to highest management staff.
-Write high-quality code and script solutions in PowerShell, JavaScript, C#, Perl, Python, Java, and others.
-Perform code reviews to other team members and receive code reviews of your code.


-Proven success leading projects in fast-paced, growing organization environment
-Deep (hands-on) knowledge in software development process - excellent understanding of software development and project management fundamentals
-Minimum 3 years of professional programming experience with one of the following OOP languages: Java, C++, or C#.
-At least 3 years of experience as a professional services manager, consultant or an engineer, preferably with an Internet, Cloud or “Big 5” consulting organization.
-Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
-Ability to work without close supervision and with proactive, goal-oriented attitude.
-Familiarity with systems management concepts, processes and standards; capacity and performance management and tuning; storage and network management.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Fluent in English language: speaking, reading, and writing.
-The applicant must be available to work full-time in Sofia.
-BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent technical experience.

Any of the following competences and skills will be considered a strong plus:
-Fluency in German, French, Spanish, Italian or another European language.
-Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.