Overview

VMTurbo, a leader in the virtualization management software space, most recently named to Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies List at number 26, is seeking a Project Manager.  Project Managers are leaders, facilitators and synthesizers.  We’re looking for a team player that has a strong sense of accountability and leadership – someone who is passionate about meeting and exceeding our goals, while ensuring the success of our releases.

 
Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for project engagement tasks like kick-off, discovery and working closely with our internal technical teams and product management to define and manage project strategy and scope.
  • Responsible for quality of project delivery and associated project deliverables. Deliverables range from business requirements and technical specification documentation to managing projects in Jira.
  • Develop and maintain project plans, timelines, milestones and provide clear communication between product management and internal technical teams.
  • Communicate project direction, approach, process, priorities, risk and status to the team and product management.
  • Ensure project deliverables are completed on time
 
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of project management experience and some relevant experience in working with startups and small company environments.
  • Experienced in metrics driven approaches to Agile project management.
  • Experience with full service full cycle engagement: Discovery, Define, Design, Develop, Deployment.
  • A solid understanding of the development process: Agile Scrum, Rapid Development, Iterative and Integrated approach.
  • The ability to facilitate and manage communication between product management, design and development teams to define a product’s requirements.
  • A solid understanding of open source systems or enterprise level content management systems.
  • Experience organizing and managing projects with online project management tools (Basecamp, ActiveCollab) and agile tracking software (Pivotal Tracker, JIRA, etc.)
  • JIRA experience is a must
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal

OTHER DESIRED SKILLS

  • Background in strategy, innovation, software product, or startup.
  • Aptitude for recognizing areas of improvement and providing leadership in process and technical improvements.
  • CSM/PMP certifications are a plus.

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