Technical project analyst (m/f) for our Protection Team
|8 May 2012|
|Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG|
You will be responsible for the introduction and improvement of various cross-company projects. The project’s beneficiary is located in the Avira Protection Labs, a department consisting of more than 75 people in three locations worldwide and whose goal is the improvement of the detection ability of the Avira products to protect Avira customers from current malware and internet threats.
You will be the interface between various people within the Avira Protection Labs but also to other departments within Avira such as development, web-development or global project management. Leading meetings, convincing teams of the right solution, optimize existing processes, collecting and presenting information and data from various people and guiding a project from the beginning until the go-live will be part of your key tasks. You also will be in charge of testing the project and make sure it is deliverable before it is handed over. You will keep close contact with our web development team located in Bucharest, Romania and are therefore willing to travel 1-2 weeks per month.
To ensure that you have the necessary knowledge leading future projects, you will start with various trainings within the Avira Protection Labs to understand the workflows. You will learn and afterwards present your learning to a team; the topics will cover how we analyse malware, how we create detections and what key projects we use already.
The best project analysts are great in creating user stories, requirements and specifications of projects together with all involved parties such as the project’s beneficiaries and web development. Due to the fact that you deal with people all around the world, English is, besides German, a language that you can write, discuss and communicate passionately.
You have the ability to lead meetings, to understand complex technical processes and to present them in a way that even non-technical people can understand them easily. You have the necessary discretion to deal also with difficult personalities.
The projects you deal with are all technical, therefore you come along with a solid level of technical knowledge and understanding in the IT area such as operation systems or database systems and you are aware of the methods of agile software development.
Varied tasks in an expanding, international company with above average growth
Competitive rates of pay
You will take part in skill adaptation training for new employees
This position is based in Tettnang, Lake Constance.
Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
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