V-Nova

Technical Delivery Manager

Job Locations UK-London, W2 6BD
Posted Date 3 months ago(09/07/2021 11:40)
Job ID
2021-1224
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

V-Nova, a London based IP and software company, is dedicated to improving data compression by building a vast portfolio of innovative technologies based on the game-changing use of AI and parallel processing for data, video, imaging, and point cloud compression, with applications across several verticals. This is achieved through deep-science R&D (300+ international patents) and the development of products that test, prove and continuously enhance the technology portfolio.

V-Nova has contributed part of its IP to drive standardization of two codec formats, MPEG-5 Part 2 (LCEVC), a low-complexity enhancement video codec, and SMPTE VC-6 (ST-2117), a high-performance AI-based video and imaging codec. V-Nova has developed multiple award-winning software products to kickstart the ecosystems for its technologies and allow their immediate deployment, addressing use cases in TV, media, entertainment, social networks, eCommerce, ad-tech, security, aerospace, defence, automotive and gaming.

We’re committed to the extraordinary and rely on the talent of our high-performing diverse teams to provide innovative solutions and deliver what we promise. We’ve worked hard to create a company where talented, passionate people can thrive in a culture that values individual empowerment and excellence and achieves through teamwork. We’re constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals who thrive off solving challenging problems and want to make an impact. With groundbreaking technology, a fast-paced collaborative environment and major growth plans, there’s never been a more exciting time to join us.

 

www.v-nova.com

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V-Nova is a high growth technology start-up shaping its place in a challenging and competitive market and seeks leaders who bring expertise, passion, and collaborative skills in order to help it succeed.  They must be able to illustrate a vision, build good working relationships with peers and senior management, and roll up their sleeves to get the job done, and must be able to embrace the risk and challenge that a start-up brings.

 

V-Nova’s Engineering department is growing in line with our project deliveries, both directly customer facing and internal and product focused. We are looking for a focused Project Delivery Manager with strong technical background to provide delivery ownership to requirements set out by our product managers. You will be organised and able to work with engineers and product managers to plan projects to projects, create a schedule and understand risks and issue and work to mitigate them along with the project team. V-Nova typically delivers projects using Agile methodologies either scrum or Kanban, you will have had experience working in an Agile environment, operating as a Scrum Master or similar role within a scrum team.
Our projects are technical in nature, you will have experience working as an engineer or as a technical project manager delivering software. You will be well versed in the software life cycle and have a healthy appreciation of various software engineering delivery techniques. V-Nova is a fast paced company so being open minded and able to adapt to changing requirements and able temper the impact of change on your delivery/scrum team.V-Nova is growing rapidly both in terms of engineering capacity but more importantly demand, if this excites you and you want to help us deliver what our customers need then please apply.

Report into Head of Engineering.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
  • Planning deliveries with a clear understand of project scope, risks & issues, external dependencies and provide predicted delivery dates and able to provide clear updates on progress (velocity). Whilst V-Nova deliver’s projects in an “Agile” fashion schedules and risk awareness help provide some predictability.
  • Understand and present clearly the scope, staffing including unmet needs and progress of different projects/initiatives that you are responsible for delivering through the full lifecycle of their delivery.
  • Act as scrum masters to act as one of the key people, alongside a technical lead and product owner, to deliver our technology
  • Work with product management and technical owners to plan sprint contents based on priority/business needs.
  • Comfortable writing and reviewing documentation of project and technical nature
  • Proactive approach to resolving issues, happy working across multiple teams
  • Identify and fill gaps in communication
  • Maintain overview and awareness of all projects, and their status inflight with in V-Nova and coordinate key initiatives that span multiple projects
  • Work with other Scrum Master to provide updates and raise issues where/when necessary to the Senior Management.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications and experience:
  • Technical background in software development with experience working in company that delivers using Agile methodologies, with multiple teams.
  • Self-organising and able to add structure to your own work and engineers working on you projects, in a dynamic environment
  • Motivated by project success and the achievements of the wider team
  • Comfortable presenting to a variety of audiences i.e. experience technical through to management
  • Understand how to support and motivate an engineering team with
  • Experience working on multiple concurrent project, able to resolve priorities
  • Experience with Jira or similar backlog management tool
Desirable:
  • To have worked in a small company/start up environment
  • Line/people management experience
  • Our projects generally fit in the following technical areas, experience in any of the following technical domains is advantageous:
  • Algorithmic research in the field of video compression (specifically for our MPEG and SMPTE standardized codec and enhancement layers).
  • Commercial, optimised, multiplatform Software/FPGA/ASIC development (specifically of our codecs).
  • Integrations of those codecs into popular operating systems, video player frameworks and video devices
  • Mobile and desktop Applications and our Cloud based transcoding platform

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