DockYard, Inc.

Project Manager

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

DockYard, a web application design and development consultancy, is seeking a Project Manager to join our growing national team!

Tired of regular PM grind where organizational complexity stifles team productivity and morale?

Want to work on projects where people come before tools?

Do you know what it means to be a Servant Leader?

Want to work with some of the most highly respected engineers/designers in the industry?

Want to work with some of the most respected global brands?

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate definition of project scope, including the creation of a living prioritized backlog of work, using visual planning techniques (e.g. story boards)
  • Help team/client prepare for and successfully participate in Release Planning and Iteration (sprint) planning events
  • Help the Agile team to prepare for and successfully conduct demos and retrospectives at the end of each iteration
  • Rigorously remove impediments for the team and aid the team in improving transparency
  • Perform risk management to mitigate project risks
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Manage/monitor the project budget, project estimates, and manage to the approved spend
  • Be able reveal/identify potential Biz Dev opportunities to management team
  • Report and escalate to management as needed

Skill Requirements

MUST HAVES

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Software Development environment as a PM and/or Engineer
  • Strong / proven team orientation
  • Proven experience/understanding of what it means to be a Servant Leader
  • Experience working in Scrum and/or other types of Agile environments
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience with software development and web technologies
  • Ability to apply project management knowledge to real world scenarios (Pragmatic)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • Willingness to learn, grow and be flexible in small company environment
  • Experience managing projects involving Remote teams

NICE TO HAVES

  • Experience managing projects in Client Services (Consulting) context
  • Familiarity with GitHub

About the Company

WHO WE ARE

DockYard is a remote software consultancy based in Boston that specializes in web applications. We have in-house engineers, designers, developers, and project managers, and we are looking for an IT and Data Security Manager to join our growing team. You’ll work alongside talented individuals on groundbreaking projects for the world’s largest companies.

WHAT WE DO

We help ambitious companies transform new ideas into fully deployed web applications. Our clients range from seed-funded and early-stage startups, who depend on us to define and deliver business-critical workflows, to established enterprise companies seeking fresh perspective and deep expertise on new projects.

The ideal candidate is self-driven and passionate about web technologies and cybersecurity to manage our virtual data resources, assets, and provide training and education for our team members.

How to apply

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