Engage Mobile is Hiring: Looking for a Software Development Project Manager

by Matthew Barksdale on October 20, 2017

Engage Mobile is one of the fastest growing mobile strategy and development companies in the country and we are looking to expand our team with outstanding people that are smart, work hard, play well with others and don’t like the BS of typical older and larger companies – we have built Engage Mobile from the ground up to be a different and better kind of company – and we are looking for more team members to help us continue to build the company, create awesome products and work with very cool clients.

Specifically, we are looking for a fantastic Software Development Project Manager.

 

DESCRIPTION

US Citizenship is required for this position.

Role Summary
Engage Mobile is looking for candidates passionate about mobility and its impact in business and have experience in mobile solutions. The Software Development Project Manager at Engage Mobile merges the responsibilities of both an IT business analyst and IT project manager in helping to deliver innovative software applications to clients across a variety of industries using a diverse group of local, national and international teams. Based on candidate experience, it will involve managing many aspects of project execution, from initial client interaction to project completion, in an agile environment.

Engage Mobile Values

Every day we strive to live up to our core values, both in how we treat our associates and our clients.

  • INTEGRITY – We are honest and fair with our people and our clients
  • PASSION – We truly care about our people, our clients and the work we do every day
  • PERFORMANCE – We build high-performance teams and solutions focused on delivering value
  • TRANSPARENCY – We have open, honest and consistent communication with our people and our clients
  • INNOVATION – We build creative solutions using leading technologies
  • CAMARADERIE – We have a mutual trust in and respect for our people and our clients and look for any opportunity to laugh
  • COURAGE – We fearlessly challenge ourselves and our clients

 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Evangelist of mobile technology and solutions
  • Ability to manage projects across different technologies including iOS, Android, and multiple web technologies
  • Understanding of mobile UI/UX design principles
  • Work closely with clients to create and maintain requirements documents
  • Contribute creative solutions to design, product workflow and product management
  • Quickly understand business issues of client’s organization and industry
  • Prepare use cases and user stories as needed
  • Assist/Author in the development of test plans
  • Manage client expectations and communication
  • Manage project work, schedules, budgets and scope
  • Management of Agile board(s) per project
  • Help maintain project plans and associated communications documents
  • Contribute to budget planning during project initiation. Manage to the project budget throughout project lifecycle. Proactively manages changes in project scope and budget, identifies potential risks and issues, and helps devise contingency plans
  • Resolve and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Help estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Defines project success criteria and disseminates to involved parties throughout the project life cycle
  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively, holds regular status meetings with project team
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Ensure all project objectives are clearly documented, approved and delivered to meet customer needs
  • Builds,develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Reports project status and issues to business partners and management
  • Manage vendors / vendor resources to meet agreed upon deliverables
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of all project deliverables
  • Participate in design sessions and architectural reviews
  • Provide project leadership
  • Inspires team to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
  • Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate
  • Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner, mitigates team conflict and communication problems
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Evangelist of mobile technology and solutions
  • Ability to manage projects across different technologies including iOS, Android, and multiple web technologies
  • Understanding of mobile UI/UX design principles
  • Work closely with clients to create and maintain requirements documents
  • Contribute creative solutions to design, product workflow and product management
  • Quickly understand business issues of client’s organization and industry
  • Prepare use cases and user stories as needed
  • Assist/Author in the development of test plans
  • Manage client expectations and communication
  • Manage project work, schedules, budgets and scope
  • Management of Agile board(s) per project
  • Help maintain project plans and associated communications documents
  • Contribute to budget planning during project initiation. Manage to the project budget throughout project lifecycle. Proactively manages changes in project scope and budget, identifies potential risks and issues, and helps devise contingency plans
  • Resolve and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Help estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Defines project success criteria and disseminates to involved parties throughout the project life cycle
  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively, holds regular status meetings with project team
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Ensure all project objectives are clearly documented, approved and delivered to meet customer needs
  • Builds,develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Reports project status and issues to business partners and management
  • Manage vendors / vendor resources to meet agreed upon deliverables
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of all project deliverables
  • Participate in design sessions and architectural reviews
  • Provide project leadership
  • Inspires team to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
  • Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate
  • Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner, mitigates team conflict and communication problems
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS

Experience Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills – ability to communicate effectively with various levels of executives
  • Experience in mobile business solutions
  • In-depth understanding of the SDLC including Agile methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into requirements documents
  • 3+ years experience as a project manager for IT/Software development projects
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated project planning skills
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to influence others, build relationships, and work effectively with others in the organization
  • Excellent client management skills (communication, influencing, listening, adaptability, partnering skills)
  • Excellent analysis (business and financial) and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation

Experience Preferences:

  • Understanding of basic database principles
  • Basic understanding of working with HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience in Healthcare IT Projects

BENEFITS

  • Excellent 401k Plan
  • Annual Profit Sharing through 401k Plan
  • Annual educational allowance
  • Entrepreneurial, open and creative atmosphere
  • Fantastic new offices in the River Market, walking distance from 50+ restaurants
  • Extremely strong team working on challenging projects across multiple industries that truly impact our clients’ businesses

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