StackPath is a platform of secure Internet services built at the cloud's edge. StackPath services enable developers to build protection and performance into any cloud-based solution-from apps, to games, web sites, and beyond-without needing cloud security and delivery expertise of their own. More than 800,000 customers already use StackPath services, ranging from early-stage enterprises to Fortune 100 organizations. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, StackPath has offices across the U.S. and around the world. For more information, visit stackpath.com and follow StackPath at www.fb.com/stackpathllc and www.twitter.com/stackpath.
About the Role
StackPath is hiring a Technical Project Manager for our Platform Project Management team. Our Platform Project Management team is responsible for the delivery of new products, services, and technological advancements for StackPath, and the industries of information security and content delivery. You will use your project management skills and your knowledge of a blend of Agile methodologies and technology to bring new projects to life and ensure timely delivery of project commitments alongside a world-class engineering team. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of success working with software engineers or other highly technical individuals to execute complex, technical projects, as well as a broad understanding of the technologies and services our company offers. You will be working with a team of talented, passionate, and highly motivated project managers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for managing projects within our Edge Compute team.
Works with the Platform PMO and Product teams to manage a wide range of projects in the Software Development and Engineering arms of the Organization.
Coordinates with functional managers on all project teams
Works with subject matter experts to create/update task estimates
Communicates with architecture/product teams for project architecture / requirements / implementation documentation
Creates Project Management Plan, including project milestones/timelines, manages project budget
Runs all project-related meetings
Maintains project assets and communications using Atlassian Confluence and Jira
Evaluates and monitors overall project progress, risks, defects, schedule, and budget where appropriate
Ensures team is committing appropriately and delivering according to commitments
Schedules and leads Agile Ceremonies when appropriate, including Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-Up, Demos, and Retrospectives.
Actively removes blockers for project team
Promotes an environment focused on continued improvement and high levels of collaboration using leadership and conflict resolution skills.
Position involves little travel - 10% or less of work time and fewer than 25 days per year.
This list is not meant to be all-inclusive; other duties may be assigned as necessary.
Requirements and Qualifications:
3+ years of experience in Project Management working with an Agile team (not necessarily Scrum, but some Scrum experience is a must), or a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Project Management or related field. A foreign equivalent degree is acceptable.
Understanding of basic Edge Compute technical concepts.
Understanding of software development pipelines.
Understanding of Project Management Institute (PMI) best practices.
PMP, CAPM, Scrum Master or other Certification(s) a plus.
Experience with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence is a plus.
Experience with enterprise-grade hardware and software a plus.
Solution-oriented at all times
Actively seeking a fast-paced workplace culture
Collaborative and open to new ideas and ways of accomplishing a goal, highly flexible in implementations of methodologies based on experience
An ability to extend understanding and patience in stressful situations
Superior communication skills, and attention to detail in written and oral communication
Consistency with regards to organization, time management, attention to detail, and commitment
The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
The ability to adapt to change and properly resolve conflict
The wisdom to understand and take advantage of constructive criticism
Desire to learn and expand your technical knowledge alongside your project management knowledge
The ability to prioritize tasks accurately, making decisions within established guidelines and policies
The ability to learn new skills in a timely manner without sacrificing existing responsibilities
At StackPath, we take care of our employees. We provide competitive salaries and a full slate of benefits. We invest in our people to ensure that they have everything needed to excel on the job.
Our goal is to make the internet a safer place. We need more help from people with the right passion and skills to help us get there.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.
StackPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/D/V
If your experience and qualifications match our current needs, a member of our human resources team will contact you. We look forward to hearing from you!