Software Project Manager

Dzone Cary , NC 27518

Posted 1 week ago

Devada is committed to empowering developers. Our mission is to harness the incredible power of technology and bring developer practitioners, advocates, and inspiring novices alike together in community through our product and platform offerings. Recognizing that developers sit at the hub of innovation in many different kinds of companies, we offer solutions that drive knowledge sharing, foster communities for collaboration, and facilitate learning and growth.

Part leader, part mentor, and part consultant, Software Project Managers comprise an unusual mix of project management and consulting skills, along with a passion for technology. They are responsible for keeping the project team working on the highest priority tasks, removing risks and impediments, and leading the communication with the end customer. As a trusted advisor to our customers, you will be responsible for the successful execution of one or more projects at a time, providing guidance, coaching, and project leadership. By mentoring and influencing, you will drive the highest quality and the strongest sense of customer focus on each project.

The successful candidate will bring with them a natural curiosity for understanding how things work, a passion for high quality and usable software, motivation to learn and grow, technical aptitude across the entire stack, and the ability to work with Engineering, Product Management, and customers to deliver a rock-solid architectural foundation.

What You Will Do:

  • Management, administration, and tracking of internal and external customer projects and professional services engagements. Duties include creating and driving development schedules, tracking issues, identifying risks and mitigation options, resolving problems, communicating project status, and driving execution of projects across the organization.

  • Analyze and report actual performance vs. program goals and ensure timely, clear communication of project status and risks

  • Identify risks, develop mitigation plans and manage risks throughout project lifecycle with effective contingency planning and proper escalation

  • Create and/or maintain cross-functional development schedules, including coordinating dependencies with extended teams.

  • Review program documents to ensure scope, schedule, and costs commitments are reasonable and achievable. Participate in program reviews to ensure projects are on track.

  • Ensure project documentation is current and regularly communicated

  • Provide recommendations for process improvements and efficiencies

What We Look For:

  • 3-5 years of project management or related experience managing software development and implementation project

  • A proven track record of success in working with product managers, engineers, and various stakeholders to release SaaS products in an Agile environment

  • Demonstrated strength at leading all phases of IT-related projects and programs, including setting the vision, task planning, execution, change management, roll out planning and stakeholder management

  • Ability to successfully communicate complex business requirements to multiple audiences and translate feedback into actionable information

  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams and across multiple time zones and countries

  • Relentless drive for continual product improvement and deliver results that exceed quality expectations for Fortune 500 companies

  • PMP certification or other professional certification is a plus

  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering Background is a plus

Working for Devada

At Devada, "developer" is in our DNA. Our products and services are specifically focused on building and supporting great online communities for software developers to learn and share knowledge. Our software platform, AnswerHub, is used by the world's largest development organizations to give both internal developers and partners a place to share technical knowledge. Our media property, DZone.com,is home to one of the world's largest online communities for developers.

We're growing fast, but we are determined that each and every person has the opportunity to make a difference for our company and our customers each and every day. We encourage creativity and collaboration and thrive on continuous improvement. We hire purposefully for passion, self-motivation, intelligence, curiosity and adaptability.

Devadahas been listed in the Inc. 5000's list of fastest growing private companies for five years running, and we are seeking great people to help us continue our rapid growth. We are headquartered in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.


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