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Southwire Program Manager in United States

Program Manager

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Date: May 10, 2024

Location: Remote/Other, Remote/Other, US, Remote/Oth

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Southwire Job Description

Job Summary/Objective:

The Program Manager/QA position will be responsible for the interfacing between internal Product Owners, “Initiative Sponsors,” and the software team as new feature requests and business needs arise. This position will also perform detailed business analysis and actively seek our work within the company (even at times outside of the IT department), to facilitate company and group growth, as well as the speed of deliverables. Additionally, this role will act as the Quality Assurance (QA) tester where this person will be responsible for writing test plans, writing automation tests, black box, negative, EtE, Smoke and regression testing, and overall QA on the Knomentous product.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide project management for Agile teams, specifically focused on SCRUM methodologies.

• Manage requirements definition and functional application design, including user stories, use cases, and business requirement documents.

• Analyze existing customer needs and work with product owner, business and development team to implement high value features and solutions.

• Actively seek out new opportunities for the IT department to enhance the performance of the business both independently, and with our external customers.

• Create and maintain functional and technical documentation and standards.

• Write test plans and automation tests.

• Perform all forms of manual testing including (but not exclusive of): Black Box testing, negative testing, End to End testing, Smoke testing and regression testing.

• Write bugs in concise, clear manner with full reproduction steps in JIRA.

• When possible, work with the engineers to debug non-reproductive bugs, demonstrating a clear understanding of developer tools included in modern browsers (Chrome, Firefox and Edge).

Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Computer sciences or related

  • 10+ year related experience, electrical Industry a plus

  • PMP certificate preferred

Competencies

Action Oriented

Balances Stakeholders

Collaborates

Customer Focus

Nimble Learning

Plans and Aligns

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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