Project Manager (Entrepreneur Knol)

About knoldus:

Yes, you read it right! If you are an entrepreneur who wants to make it big in the functional programming world then we would like you to talk to us. You would be running entire operations of a Knoldus location!

Knoldus is an organization that helps partners right from Startups to Fortune 500 realize their product dream. The products that we create are Scalable, Resilient and highly performant. They would harness the power of the machine like no other. The technology of choice is based on the Typesafe stack augmented with strong Agile focus and skills of the team at Knoldus. We are one of the forerunners on Big Data Analytics and Big Data Crunching using functional programming.

Technical Skills:

  • Knoldus arrow iconBattle scars from building reliable web-scale systems.
  • Knoldus arrow iconPassion for building products used by hundreds of millions worldwide.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExperience building large scale, high performance distributed systems.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExcellent programming skills in Java or Scala.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExperience with Storm, Spark, Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB, Riak, Neo4j.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExperience with high availability systems is a strong plus.

Other Skills:

  • Knoldus arrow iconYou are a team motivator and not a boss. At Knoldus respect comes with knowledge and not with years of experience.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Started or been closely associated with people who started a company earlier. If you failed in doing that then you have the scars which make you even better.
  • Knoldus arrow iconBe responsible for the technical design and experience in guiding/mentoring others.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Able to work in a no-hierarchy environment, and fast sprint work cycles.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExcellent analytical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Knoldus arrow iconExcellent communication and customer interfacing skill.
  • Knoldus arrow iconConstantly upgrades self-knowledge & share with a team.
  • Knoldus arrow iconTeam player skills. At Knoldus respect comes with knowledge and not with years of experience.
  • Knoldus arrow iconBlogger, Conference Speaker, Open Source Contributor.


Customer Management:

  • Knoldus arrow icon Manage client requests and expectations; coordinate with the client engineering team
  • Knoldus arrow iconAssist Onsite Co-ordinator to Set/ negotiate expectations
  • Knoldus arrow iconUnderstand (implicit and explicit) customer feedback and adopt in the subsequent deliveries

Project Management:

  • Knoldus arrow iconPrimarily responsible for successful completion of the project on time, on budget, specification with an objective to delight and satisfy customers
  • Knoldus arrow icon Performing basic project management activities such as planning, budgeting, resource allocation, high utilization, estimation, etc
  • Knoldus arrow iconProviding technical vision for the project(s) (In case of Technical Managers)
  • Knoldus arrow icon Primary responsibility for project execution, meeting timelines, achieving planned milestones, ensuring the quality of deliverables sent to the client, project monitoring & control, and project closure.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Engage client in all project life cycle activities for quality delivery and reducing risk
  • Knoldus arrow icon Ensure project documentation is in place, complete, and of good quality and kept in versioning tool
  • Knoldus arrow icon Supervise and manage project development effort estimation and precisely calculate project size.
  • Knoldus arrow iconConvey and convince Project Estimation to the client
  • Knoldus arrow iconSet architectural and design Guidelines and Checklist
  • Knoldus arrow iconSet architectural and design Guidelines and Checklist
  • Knoldus arrow iconSupervise, schedule and allocate tasks, integrate, review and produce status reports

Issue & Risk Managemen:

  • Knoldus arrow iconAnticipate risks at the customer's end and mitigate early
  • Knoldus arrow icon Understand political & competitive threats and strategize to respond to them
  • Knoldus arrow iconIssue escalation and resolution

Team Management:

  • Knoldus arrow icon Fair and constructive appraisals of team members at a regular frequency
  • Knoldus arrow icon Ensure that the team works in proper coordination and in sync with the plans - anticipate personal or professional issues and help sort them out
  • Knoldus arrow icon Supervise and help the Project lead/ team members working with analysts on the feasibility and workability of conceptual design by taking high-level functional/technical specifications prepared by the analyst and designing system components to meet the stated need.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Also supervise the preparation of functional/technical specifications.
  • Knoldus arrow iconMentor team members to match with the Project expectation.

Account Mining:

  • Knoldus arrow icon Mine the client account for more avenues of working together.
  • Knoldus arrow iconDiscover and create opportunities.
  • Knoldus arrow iconEnsure account profitability.

Organizational activities:

  • Knoldus arrow iconHelp in Building future capabilities for the company - both with regard to technology development and managerial talent - in line with the company's overall long term strategy.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Communicate company plans and future strategy to the team members with discretion, with the aim of keeping them involved and informed.
  • Knoldus arrow iconLiaison with other Project managers/project leads to help solve technical issues at a quick pace and provide for re-use of components/functionalities wherever possible.
  • Knoldus arrow iconEstablishing, updating and sharing good practices and processes for designing, coding, testing, team collaboration, knowledge sharing, communication, configuration management, documentation, etc. for the project.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Ensure compliance of the performance measurement processes laid down by the organization.
  • Knoldus arrow iconParticipating in Staffing activities of the organization.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Enabling a professional and friendly work environment.
  • Knoldus arrow iconAssistance in POC and contribute to RFPs.

Technical Skills:

  • Knoldus arrow icon Strong focus on technology, you would have presented at conferences, authored books, have an active blog site and strong presence on GitHub.
  • Knoldus arrow icon has lead teams to build a company. Apart from the technology you have it in you to build business lines. Work with a group of people and convert them into a team. Work with teams to convert them into a company.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Expertise in object-oriented programming with strong coding and debugging abilities.
  • Knoldus arrow iconAbility to resolve technical queries/issues of their team members.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Grasp the big picture, and be curious about and engaged in the broader world.
  • Knoldus arrow iconNimble and flexible enough to thrive in a rapidly evolving business environment.
  • Knoldus arrow icon An independent thinker and not a technologist who just executes on specs.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Able to have big thoughts and the courage to voice them.
  • Knoldus arrow iconEnthusiastic for emerging technologies.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Knoldus arrow icon 8+ years of industry experience.
  • Knoldus arrow icon Mtech/MS/MCA/BTech/PhD in computer science, information systems, or similar technical field would be the preferred.
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