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Software Project Manager - Railway Business (f/m)

Job ID: R0106882 Location: Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Vienna, Austria

Thales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day. Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems. Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

In Austria customers in rail transportation, air traffic, cybersecurity and defence missions rely on Thales. Additionally, our expertise in signalling gives people and goods in Central and Eastern European markets, like Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia and Albania, the connected journey they deserve. No matter how challenging the project, our 400 employees in Vienna stay by our customer’s side until the job is done – whatever it takes.

To support our team in Vienna, we are looking for a:

Software Project Manager – Railway Business (f/m)

Our Application Engineering Department is responsible for the development of customer specific technical solutions based on the railway interlocking product ELEKTRA for domestic and international customer projects.

Your responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate internal teams performing work packages within the constraints provided by the agreed architecture and design policy.
  • Conduct all work package activities (including those relating to risks and opportunities) to reach completion of the project regarding its technical, industrial, and financial objectives.
  • Perform the whole procedure from authorization till closure of the work packages for all related aspects including organization, scheduling, monitoring, reporting, as well as ensuring effort, budget and quality compliance.

Your profile:

  • University degree preferably in Information Technology, Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of experience leading software development projects with distributed teams
  • Accurate and structured working method
  • Ability to work in a team in a leading role
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • IPMA or PMI certification is an advantage
  • Fluent German and a good command of the English language are a must

We offer:

  • The statutory minimum salary is € 42,000 g.p.a.There may be a significant overpayment based on experience and qualifications.
  • Entry into a worldwide acting group offering various internal development opportunities
  • Great accessibility by public transport and various benefits like flexible working time with home office policy, on-site canteen with company subsidy and Wiener Linien Job Ticket.

    At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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