• Technical Software Project Manager

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2019 10:34 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employee Type
    R- Regular
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
    Product Development
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

    Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.


    Location: Austin, Texas

    Trend Micro is seeking an outstanding Technical Project Manager to coordinate enterprise software and hardware projects for our Tipping Point R&D team. We operate in an Agile software development environment and you will be responsible for organizing, facilitating, and driving to completion the activities related to various R&D projects as well as product launch activities. 

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Project / Release Management of R&D projects which involve both hardware and software components
    • Facilitate Agile ceremonies as needed (standups, retrospectives, backlog grooming, etc.)
    • Manage multiple projects with activities, deliverables, and interdependencies across various internal and remote product development teams simultaneously
    • Track project deliverables and schedules, with a strong focus on measurement, analysis, and reporting
    • Proactively identify potential project risks and issues and develop strategies to mitigate and track them to resolution
    • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders across the organization
    • Define and facilitate ongoing process improvement
    • Loves to work on a great cross-functional team collaborating effectively with various groups to understand business objectives, customer needs and gaps, and deliver on team objectives
    • Has a proactive, customer-centric approach to addressing project challenges to ensure high-quality product releases


    • 5+ years’ experience in software project management (hardware a plus)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, a related field, or equivalent experience
    • Strong experience with Agile software development methodologies (Scrum Master experience a strong plus)
    • Experience with Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
    • Possesses a strong technical aptitude with attention to detail
    • Exceptional communication, presentation, and motivational skills
    • Strong desire to serve our customers, teams, and the business
    • Excellent listener and highly skilled in building and maintaining both internal and external relationships
    • Adept at conflict resolution, understanding team dynamics, and facilitating collaboration to find solutions

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with enterprise security and related technologies
    • Experience with Cloud computing, specifically AWS and/or Azure
    • Experience with obtaining and maintaining federal certifications for products including Common Criteria, FIPS, and DoDIN APL
    • Prior experience in developing or delivering and supporting software products in non-project management roles (development, quality assurance, support, etc.)

    About Trend Micro Austin

    The Tipping Point R&D team is comprised of highly effective small teams that take ownership for various areas of our product and services. The teams work hard innovating to make the best darn security products imaginable. The atmosphere is relaxed, spacious, and we strongly value work/life balance, continued learning, and community involvement (giving back). A few specifics:

    • Collaborative workspaces with unique and spacious lounge areas
    • Flexible hours
    • Opportunities to pursue training, industry events and conferences
    • Global company, global opportunities
    • Local and global community service volunteer opportunities
    • Frequent team activities, project celebrations, and knowledge sharing
    • Gaming room, pool table, ping pong, etc.
    • Regular team lunches
    • Free coffee and tea
    • Cheap snacks and sodas

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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