Learn programming and software development
Experience: 14 years
My technology career started about 14 years ago as web master for a newspaper publishing firm. I Have however been involved in virtually all area of IT from hardware support, to desktop application programming and the last 6 - 7 years has been extensively on managing projects, people process. My most recent role is release manager, I work in the software engineering unit of a large (700 employees) online retail brands based on (Magento) with more than 30 custom and proprietary production applications and services built by over 45-member engineering group working out of 3 countries (Nigeria, South Africa and Ukraine) . The role involves me
- Acting as project manager for multiple product and development teams,
- Collaborate with Product and Development teams, finding innovative ways to deliver on team commitments and milestones.
- Facilitate negotiations between stakeholders, product owners, and development in order to surface highest priority work and protect/support the team’s roadmap.
- Manage resources on multiple technical projects and ensure schedules, milestones, and priorities are compatible with technology and business goals.