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Technical Project Manager

Berkley, MI · Full-time · Fully Remote

KORTX is looking for project managers to maintain a holistic perspective across the needs of our teams and projects. This role empowers us to propel development forward more efficiently and effectively while removing barriers as they arise. Our PMs are responsible for planning, organizing and allocating resources for the successful execution of our company’s goals. We subscribe to Agile methodologies, specifically Scrum, but we ultimately value project management styles that encourage collaboration, communication, and continuous improvement over strict adherence to a specific framework.

What We're Looking For

  • Previous experience managing work for teams, especially in a technology company
  • A proactive approach to communication and problem solving
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • An understanding of how and when to use common project management structures and methods
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to discern situations that need flexibility and those that require consistent methodology
  • A strong desire to learn and work on projects that using variety of technologies
  • Knowledge of distributed computing isn’t required, but provides helpful context
  • Experienced in ticketing workflow systems, Jira preferred

What You'll Be Responsible For

  • Facilitate discovery and planning discussions for development projects
  • Lead teams through visualization and prioritization of work, tailoring approach and project management structure to the needs of the team
  • Guide planning and technical discussions with both involved teams and product stakeholders in order to ensure all parties are aligned
  • Work with teams to establish a strategy and cadence for communication throughout the life of a project
  • Ensure that teams are considering any necessary documentation, training, testing, and communication that should accompany their work
  • Continuously tweak and improve on the processes we use to manage our work, and develop new processes that make work easier
  • Resolve unknowns and any blockers for development team
  • Facilitate sprint retrospectives and identify possible improvements
  • Guide and collect team decisions, and make learnings visible
  • Act as an advocate for both our Engineering project teams and the goals of the business, raising difficult questions and smoothing communication where needed

Additional Information

• Attractive Annual Salary
• Employer Covered Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance Effective Day 1 of Employment
• 401k Match
• Monthly Health and Wellness Reimbursement
• Cell Phone Reimbursement
• Open Vacation Policy
• Flexible Hours
• Great Place to Work Certified
• Ranked on Inc. Magazine’s 2019 and 2020 Fastest Growing Companies Lists

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