Technical Project Manager
We are looking for Software Project Managers to lead cross-functional teams that envision, develop and test tablet-based curriculum products. This role will guide the efforts of a team of stakeholders from all levels of the company and external partners and vendors. The right candidate will lead teams through all phases of development - from R&D to design and through to product launch. Responsibilities of Software Project Manager: Deliver design and development projects on time, on budget, with delighted customers and a happy development team. Clarify and communicate technical project objectives and success criteria to the team while providing motivation, direction, and overall management to teams of up to 2-8 people including designers, architects, developers, QA. Lead effective team collaboration meetings with team members at all levels of the organization with tact and diplomacy. Create and track project plans, perform business analysis and write specifications, develop project estimates, follow Power process standards to meet project objectives, manage scope throughout the project lifecycle, and set project quality and performance standards. Manage multiple elements (software, kits, training materials, documentation, etc) that come together to launch a new product while managing customer, third-party partner and vendor relationships as necessary. Track and communicate project status, issues, risks and decisions to senior management. Requirements of Software Project Manager: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience. 4+ years in role of project manager using a formal software development life-cycle and experience guiding multiple full project life-cycles from concept to delivery. Possess strong communication skills, team work and interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, and organization skills. Responsibility of directly managing 2+ individuals. Proficient in the use of technologies like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project. Demonstrated leadership capacity (teams of 5 or more in multi-disciplinary environments e.g., technology, user experience, design). Experience working in education is preferred.
New York, NY
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