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Program Manager-PLA0000002O

Job Research & Development
Primary Location US-Burlington
Organization Horizontal Units
Schedule Full-time
Job Level Individual Contributor
Education Level Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Job Type Experienced
Employee Status Regular
Travel No
18 Jun 2011 05:29:00
Contact Name - External Elizabeth Wenerowicz
Contact Email - External elizabeth.wenerowicz@nokia.com

Description

"Connecting People" is at the heart of the Nokia brand. Nokia is the world's number one mobile solutions company, connecting more than 1.3 billion people every day. Mobile maps, apps, music, media, messaging and more are explored and presented here in a comprehensive mobile solutions world.

Nokia's people ambition is very clear: an advanced integrated company built upon trust and accountability, great leadership and common values. We understand people's desire to join a dynamic and innovative team, where your ideas are valued and your creativity is nurtured. Our future is your creation.

The Data OS development backlog contains a significant amount of development work to update and enhance the Data OS Platform. To that end, the team is being optimized to support parallel development efforts while moving towards a monthly release cycle.
In addition, we are also supporting the following:
· Multiple Scrum Teams
· Business Process Improvement
· Customer Management
· Customer Integrations
· Service Delivery
· Operations
We need to invest in Program Management to support ongoing enhancements to the delivery process as well as manage the workload both within engineering and externally by managing customer expectations.

The Program Manager will consolidate input from product management, QA, solution architect and operations and drives software development activities according to set priorities to deliver the needed features. Furthermore, the Program Manager will act as the main contact point for customer integrations.
Qualifications

The Program Manager must have 8-10 years of relevant work experience and minimum of 2 years experience in running Agile based development projects.

Competences/skills required:
· Strong leadership skills with an emphasis on collaborative, agile-oriented working practices.
· Excellent negotiating and influencing skills.
· Hands-on experience of all phases of the project lifecycle from conception through to implementation, infrastructure and support.
· Must be able to multi-task multiple programs and sub-projects/work streams.
· Works independently with little supervision
· Confident at presenting to top level management.
· Minimum of 2 years technical project or program management experience. Recognized expert in their field (depth & breadth).
· Experience managing large Internet scale software projects
· Practical experience with SCRUM
· Practical knowledge of software QA-related methodologies and tools
"Connecting people" is the heart of our brand. This is why Nokia is respected and recognized worldwide. Our people shape and create future technologies. This is something we are proud of, and so will you.

We offer a dynamic learning culture that nurtures openness, transparency, with endless opportunities for competence development. We reward the results of your success.

We cultivate a flexible culture that embraces the uniqueness of everyone's life. Our resources support the mobile way of working and make it possible to arrange your day in the way it suits your career and personal demands.

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For More Information and apply online visit : Nokia Careers or Nokia.com
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