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Location: United Kingdom, South East England, Culham

Software Product Manager

United Kingdom, South East England, Culham

Job Description

Software Product Manager

- Are you an experienced Project Manager with a background in engineering?
- Do you have an interest in emerging technology and robotic systems?
- Would you like to be involved in projects supporting the development of the UK's sustainable clean energy future?

Come and join the team at RACE, (Remote Applications in Challenging Environments). We design Remote Handling equipment for fusion and non-fusion applications in challenging environments according to established project methodology

RACE is part of UK Atomic Energy Authority, and together they are working help shape the future of the world`s energy playing a part in our carbon-free energy future.We are now looking for a highly motivated and detail orientated Product Manager to join our growing product team to help own and develop our software products and other software related to robotics and artificial intelligence.

As a Product Manager, you will be an integral part of our product team and the lifecycle of our product portfolio, you will also interface with our Engineering, QA and Support teams as well as internal and external customers.

You'll act as leader and owner of one or more software products which may be used across multiple internal projects as well as by external customers and collaborators. You'll own the creation and management of the roadmap, the priorities of the features and requirements of the product as well as the testing and validation of the development. You will be the voice of the customer, the knowledge for the sales team and the driving force for engineering.

In your role you'll:
• Manage and deliver a detailed software product Roadmap
• Work with industry and academia to develop partnerships for development and exploitation of software
• Work directly with internal customers including other large projects to negotiate priorities and deadlines.
• Compile project costs and plans using inputs from the project team. Identify and produce development milestones based on business and customer needs with detailed product deliverables for each milestone.
• Analyse, prioritise, and manage exploitation opportunities for the product.
• Define the product range and manage the product specifications
• Work daily with software development team to drive priorities, maintain knowledge, control and ownership of the products.
• Carry out outreach and promotional activities including delivering presentations and performing demos related to software products
• Analyse potential partner relationships and licensing opportunities for RACE software
• Manage trials and product launch activities, coordinating with other groups
• Manage issues, bugs, and support activities
• Coordinate and motivate of engineering teams, including cross-project resource management.
National and international travel may be required.

You'll need:
• 3 years' experience as a Software Product Manager or a related role. This should include experience working directly with software engineering teams.
• Experience working in multi-organisation collaborations.
• Knowledge and experience in the project management lifecycle.
• Demonstrate experience working with agile software project management.
• Knowledge of software development, testing, and deployment techniques, tools, and processes.
• Knowledge and experience of software intellectual property considerations.
• Understanding of the stages of a software products lifecycle.
• Understanding of the requirements capture process, V&V, and engagement with engineering teams.
• Qualification/training in project management skills
• Experience of quality control processes and procurement procedures.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with proven leadership experience, including the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.

Other details:
The role may require travel within Europe

Please note, on this site we are only able to offer contracts on a PAYE or Umbrella basis.
All successful applicants must undertake BPSS clearance.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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