Technical Project Manager

Location: DC

Company: (Disclosed after application)

The Technical Project Manager’s role is to improve efficacy among the software team through combinations of product management, workflow optimization, training, and research/prototyping.

Product management:

  • Determine overall strategy for multiple software projects at both an individual and integrated level and take a leading role in developing product vision
  • Filter feature requests in conjunction with CTO from stakeholders into actionable issues for tech team
  • Manage priority backlog, goal setting, roadmaps and project timelines in conjunction with founder’s strategic vision for all projects
  • Act as point of reference to clarify requirements between tech team members and stakeholders during implementation
  • Oversee QA and deployment procedures and maintain project uptime

Workflow optimization:

  • Research and implement workflow optimization tools to speed development, foster communication and improve code quality and reduce maintenance costs
  • Training
  • Identify opportunities to develop tech team members as a whole with external or internal resources
  • Drive individual success with specific training and troubleshooting when team members get stuck

Research/Prototyping

  • When necessary to define or investigate the feasibility of a feature request, research and prototype proof of concepts

Desired qualification:

  • Prior technical software development experience
  • 2+ years project management experience on software projects
  • Demonstrable talent in organizing software projects
  • Excellent communicator who excels in collecting requirements from stakeholders and facilitating timely execution of cross-departmental projects
  • Ability to convert feature requests into technical requirements

We'd love if you have:

  • Previous agile experience (Kanban, SCRUM, etc)
  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Previous experience in our tech stack which includes:
  • Python + Django and Flas
  • MySQL and Postgres
  • Neo4J
  • R and Shinyapps
  • Nginx, Varnish, HAProxy, Cloudflare
  • Docker
  • Github
  • CircleCI