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* Software Project Manager, Gigster Network

Gigster

Gigster

Operations
United States
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Gigster is looking for expert Software Project Managers / SCRUM Masters with strong Software Engineering backgrounds to help lead trend-setting product development. They will deliver amazing experiences to customers by leading cutting-edge projects for F500 companies and startups in exciting domains like AI/ML, and Blockchain/NFT. They will work Full time on one project or Part-time on multiple projects and will be responsible for detailed Project plans, Estimations, Sprint plans, Sprint Reviews, and Retrospectives. In addition to that, they will also produce Milestone reports, Metrics reports, Risk mitigation, and Action plans.

Ideal candidates are stellar, proven software project managers with strong technical backgrounds who've built first-rate products and love working with people. You should be excited about juggling multiple projects and helping us optimize the overall product management process.

This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere in the world! Occasionally, you may be asked to travel on-site for client projects.

At Gigster, whether working with entrepreneurs to realize 'the next great vision' or with Fortune 500 companies to deliver a big product launch, we build really cool solutions that make a difference! From blockchain to AI/ML to VR and more, Gigster builds enterprise software on cutting-edge technology.

Responsibilities

  • Manage successful planning and execution of customer's projects
  • Work with development teams and other stakeholders to guarantee delivery of milestones according to plan (time and scope).
  • Understand complex project landscapes and have the ability to generate execution blueprints and identify risks
  • Communicate project status and manage highly technical teams working on the development of complex solutions on very recent technologies
  • Apply our Gigster Project Management methodology consistently across all projects to produce predictable results.


Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience in a Technical Project Management role across Technology services, Digital media, Web analytics, Marketing optimization or subscription business focused in the data space.
  • Experience managing projects using Agile software development (e.g. Scrum and Kanban), and collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams. Have the ability to prioritize multiple, high-priority projects in a highly paced environment.
  • Utilize strong prioritization and project management skills, including timely and proactive communications of timelines, status, customer concern
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, building strong relationships with people and teams around the organization. Ability to convey complex requirements in a clear, concise and credible manner
  • Deep analytical abilities, strong out-of-the-box thinking, curious business and technical demeanor, and an ability to drive action
  • Leadership skills to influence teams and see projects through to timely completion in an agile environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, extraordinary attention to detail and ability to turn hopeless situations into successful delivery.
  • Previous experience managing vendors/contractors with previous PMO team management highly preferred.
  • Ability to understand and apply Earned Value Management to measure burn rates and forecast future performance of projects.
  • SCRUM Master certification - Great to have.
  • PMP or PRINCE2 Certification - Good to have


Benefits - We don’t call them perks, they’re just part of what makes working at Gigster great.

  • We are 100% remote and global. Live your best life, wherever that may be, and never lose out on career opportunities because of it.
  • Flexible work hours. We work asynchronously and don’t care when you’re online, just that you deliver great results.
  • Dedication to development. We focus on career pathing for each and every one of our employees and help provide training to advance at every stage in your career.
  • Gigsters for Good. Help nonprofits serve their communities via gigs and also through our funded employee-directed giving programs.
  • Focus on culture. Coffee chats, happy hours, cooking classes, book clubs, and more!
  • Swag! Because who doesn’t love swag?
  • Stipend to help set up your ideal home office
  • Introductions to thought leaders in the space and webinars on cutting-edge tech hot topics


Gigster is powering the world’s engineering. We provide companies of all sizes with on-demand access to experts in new technology software development. Custom software is becoming essential for every business with global IT spending, yet very few have easy access to high-quality, managed talent when they need it. And as AI continues to change businesses, we’re helping companies through digital transformation, shaping the world of the future.

We are changing the way software is built by empowering independent experts with smarter tools. Gigster takes pride in having an extraordinary global network of developers, designers, and project managers. Increasing levels of standardization in tooling and access to better data about the development process make the creation of custom software ripe for automation and scale, and Gigster will continue to deliver on that need in the marketplace.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that the best ideas come from diverse teams, and diverse teams are built intentionally. We want the best people from all around the world and are committed to creating an environment where people are empowered to give voice to their great ideas.