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Senior Project Manager

Toronto or Montreal, Ontario · Computer/Software
Why Us??

You get the best of both worlds. We operate like an early-stage startup with all the associated benefits (e.g., talent, growth, learning opportunities, flexibility), but get to solve enterprise-level technical challenges.

• People: We hire top-tier talent. Our team consists of ex-Googlers, YCombinator Alumni, and individuals that built software for 400M users.

• GCP is the Best Cloud: Maybe we are biased, but GCP is the most cutting-edge cloud provider, building on technologies that have been pioneered by Google: BigQuery, K8s/Anthos, Vertex AI, etc.

• Growth: We have doubled in size in the last 6 months, and are looking to double again this year.

You Will
• Lead the charge of Agile services delivery for clientsʼ cloud transformation journeys
• Help the team adopt and improve agile methods and practice that lead to the successful delivery of services
• Assist in team development and holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks, and leverage organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
• Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high levels of quality for the team
• Manage project timelines, budgets, and maintain costs to remain within or under budget
• Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
• Facilitate internal communications and be the point of contact with external stakeholders
• Estimate and track project velocity, costs, develop resource plans and work to assess potential issues and risk
• Resolve conflicts, remove obstacles, and help teams implement changes effectively
• Ensure deliverables are up to high-quality standards at the end of each sprint/release
• Identify and provide recommendations for process improvement in the delivery of projects

You Have
• 3+ years of experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies.
• Post-Secondary education
• PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
• Very effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
• Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
• Ability to grasp high-level technical concepts quickly
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view
• Strong time management skills

Type of qualities we look for (across all roles)
• Passionate about delivering high-quality commercial software products and platforms to market
• Team player. We are a small team and enjoy working with each other and our clients - we would like to keep it the same way as we grow.
• Strong understanding of modern software engineering processes
• Client-focused and passionate about delivering strong business values.
• Able to communicate clearly and effectively with various audiences, including developers, clients, customers, partners, and executives.
• Flexible and willing to use the right technology for each problem in the context of timelines and business goals
• Ability to complete the job regardless of the circumstance.

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