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Project Manager (Remote)

Company: Embrace-- Software for Educators
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Embrace-- is looking for an organized, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Software Project Manager. We are a fast-growing SaaS company that provides special education programs to over 1,000 school districts in 8 states. We have been in business since 1999, and made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the US in 2020 and 2021! We pride ourselves on outstanding customer service and easy-to-use software and are searching for a like-minded individual to help manage and organize our projects to take the company to the next level.--
Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and manage project plans and communicate objectives, priorities and goals among internal teams to ensure that all assigned projects are accomplished collaboratively, on-schedule and meet company standards
  • Track key project milestones and recommend adjustments to project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of the project, as well as prepare relevant status reports
  • Collaborate with teams to deliver projects by building consensus, identifying sequencing, leading meetings, driving resolutions of open issues, and defining next actionable steps for bigger initiatives
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of all projects and tickets in JIRA
  • Work with senior management to identify and define software development priorities and assess their impact on current projects
  • Manage day-to-day activities of multiple, concurrent software projects
  • Track resource utilization and provide insight on how shifting priorities will impact resources
  • Track and improve current project estimation process
  • Coordinate and ensure software feature development is aligned with client needs
  • Identify opportunities to improve our processes, tools, and technology to increase Embrace--'s overall impact
  • Coach and mentor others in planning, organizing, and coordinating work
  • Oversee Quality Assurance team to ensure project quality, as well as adherence to QA best practices
    Required Experience & Skills
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent work experience preferred.
    • 5+ years project leadership experience in a fast-paced, multi-project environment
    • Knowledge of multiple SDLC methodologies, standards, procedures and organization that contribute to the development and deployment of technology solutions
    • Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills
    • Advanced skill and proficiency using Microsoft Office, Visio, Project, JIRA or similar software applications
    • Ability to use discretion, exercise good judgment and resourcefulness
    • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines and complete tasks in an accurate timely manner
    • PMP Certification a plus
      Embrace Benefits:
      • Company paid health, vision, dental, and disability insurance
      • 401k with 4% employer-contribution
      • Monthly internet stipend
      • Generous PTO with yearly roll over of unused days
      • Remote work environment--
      • Company provided equipment

Keywords: Embrace-- Software for Educators, Fort Worth , Project Manager (Remote), Executive , Fort Worth, Texas

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