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Project Manager, Bespoke Software Development

Our international defence business is in significant growth, and we need a strong leader to drive our Bespoke Software Development Team building custom solutions on top of our market leading commercial-of-the-shelf software products.

The job

Systematic has a market-leading portfolio of commercial off the shelf software products for the defence business. The products comes with open API’s allowing for integration of third party software and hardware, as well as using the product as a platform for additional business related features. Our Bespoke Software Development Team help our customers develop this kind of solutions integrating our products into their specific environment. As project manager for Bespoke Software Development, you will be leading multiple software development projects in parallel to deliver agreed scope and quality at the agreed time and price, in a highly customer oriented environment. Sometimes the deliveries are directly to the customer, and sometimes they are part of a bigger delivery program, but the customer will always be at the centre of the delivery. Your team consists of very skilled developers having many years of experience developing software in close collaboration with the customers. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading agile software development projects in a highly mature environment (CMMI level 5)
  • Leading a team of highly skilled developers and being responsible for their personal and professional growth
  • Working together with Business Developers in sales activities, providing technical support and taking part in proposal writing
  • Working with Product Management providing feedback on product API’s on behalf of customers as well as the Bespoke Development Team

You will be part of the Defence Services Department, working closely with our seven Market Unit Teams, each organised towards a geographical group of customers. Often your will act as an internal sub-supplier to these teams, managing larger customer delivery project.

Apply for this job if you:

  • Have experience and interest in working closely with customers to help improve their business
  • Have a mind-set of improvement and always strive to do better and deliver more value
  • Would like to work and develop with ambitious colleagues who endeavour making a real impact on the world

Your skills and personality

You have a relevant education and experience from working with project management preferable in a global setup. You have experience in the following areas:

  • Prior work with projects for external customer facing projects
  • Experience with agile software development
  • A few years of leadership with successful development of people
  • Experience with business development is a plus
  • Fluent in Danish and English, orally and in writing

You are an ambitious person who is constantly striving to develop your own skill set, as well as the people around you. You are very strong in communications and have a drive that we will feel right away. You are good at relations and thrive with people in formal and informal relationships. You have the structured approach that will enable you to grow the API Development Team and help our customers succeed.

You will be in reference to a Program Manager in the Defence Service Department and reside in the group headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark. You should expect some travel activities visiting our customers.

This is a new position allowing the right applicant the possibility to help shape the job.

Systematic offers

Our IT solutions make it simpler for the users to make critical decisions. In the defence and healthcare sectors, critical decisions often concern matters of life and death. In both the private and the public sector, our solutions must handle large amounts of data, e.g. in the library sector with more than 50 million yearly loans. To be able to continue the development of solutions that customers trust, we continuously challenge each other, our work processes and technologies. We have a highly pro-active education and training policy with defined career paths and internal pro-active Knowledge Networks.

We stay constantly focused on making everything better. Our unique combination of strong principles from CMMI and the best aspects of LEAN and Scrum enable us to develop reliable, high-quality solutions for our customers and to deliver them to the agreed price and deadline. We work in teams and some of our teams include well-integrated insourced developers.

We prioritise a sensible balance between work and private life and our agile approach provides you with an excellent opportunity of being able to plan your own tasks and working hours to a great extent. We value social cohesion at the workplace and have a very active staff association.

We work with security-classified projects, and therefore, you as an employee at Systematic need to have security clearance. Learn more here.

Have we not answered all of your questions?

You are always welcome to contact us at tel. +45 8943 2000 and ask for Anders Bille Tvedt, Director. We continuously assess applications, as we wish to fill the position as soon as possible. Place of work is Aarhus.You are welcome to apply for this position in either Danish or English.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Since we wrote our first line of code in 1985, privately owned Systematic A/S has grown to an international software house with more than 900 colleagues with 27 different nationalities, spread across offices in 12 countries and with customers all over the world. Our goal is simple: To improve the world with exceptional software. We deliver software and system solutions for customers within the public sector, the health sector, the defence, the police, the financial sector and the service sector. We work on a fundament of trust, where we have freedom and responsibility for making decisions in our everyday lives. We are dedicated to making a difference and dare to challenge technology, each other and ourselves. As a new employee at Systematic, you are welcomed by helpful colleagues, and you can look forward to both a mentor arrangement and all the support you need. Together, we can develop and fulfil your potential and make Systematic even better. 

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Location Aarhus

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