Technical Project Manager

Job ID: 2650
City: St. Louis
State: Missouri
Salary: $130-$150k
Remote Policy: 100% Remote
Company Size: 80

Reason this role is for you:

Our client is an exceptional 80-person (and growing) technology company with an established track record of success and consistent year-over-year growth trajectory of 50%+ servicing the automotive industry. Its core product – a premier customer relationship platform – has won a number of awards and is widely recognized for being the innovations leader among its peers. 

You are someone who is tired of not being challenged, of not having a voice and of working with outdated technologies. In your current organization you stand out among your peers as a driver and an innovative thinker. You want to be a direct contributor to a dynamic team that enjoys solving difficult problems together every day and where everyone truly appreciates what you bring to the 100% virtual table. 

Role Expectations:

  • Actively participate with technical teams to identify root causes and devise technical solutions that align with business and product objectives.
  • Schedule, plan, and lead requirement gathering meetings. Communicate key decisions and action items.
  • Write technical specifications to meet project objectives and requirements.
  • Maintain resource and timeline planning across a portfolio of projects.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute on projects to satisfy requirements for scope, quality, risk, and timelines.
  • Determine the critical path for project deliverables and coordinate cross-team efforts to complete projects as efficiently as possible.
  • Take an active role in identifying blockers and coordinate efforts to resolve them expeditiously.
  • Prioritize projects/tasks in collaboration with Senior Leadership and Product Owners, and clearly communicate priorities to technical teams.
  • Analyze and communicate the impact of project additions/changes in relation to timelines, risks, and resource availability. Provide options to inform decisions.
  • Provide weekly project updates to business and technical stakeholders.
  • Utilize Jira and other tools to provide visibility into planned and ongoing work.
  • Work with technical teams to estimate story points. Monitor developer velocity and make adjustments as needed to course correct.
  • Apply the appropriate project management methodology – Agile, Kanban, Waterfall, etc. – to meet project needs.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience developing software applications and supporting in a production environment.
  • 3+ years of experience managing software development projects.
  • 3+ years of experience uncovering and writing detailed technical requirements.
  • Proven leadership skills with experience leading/guiding technical teams.
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and understand where/how that system fits in the bigger picture of the organization.
  • Skilled in exhaustively questioning stakeholders to uncover objectives, requirements, and edge cases.
  • Exhibit exceptional attention to detail and risk management.
  • Proven ability to resolve conflict in team and one-on-one situations.
  • Ability to balance business and technical objectives when making decisions.
  • Ability to balance multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional communication, problem solving, and analytical skills is a must.
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude.

Nice to have:

  • PMP certification or similar.
  • Familiarity with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence), to include usage and administration.
  • Working experience with multiple software project management methodologies – Agile, Kanban, Waterfall, etc.

Benefits: 

  • Profit sharing after 1 year with no cap
  • Health, Dental and Vision coverage from day 1.
  • PTO 15 days
  • 401K with match up to 4%

Please Note: You must be a US citizen or eligible to work in the United States for this position.

 

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