DockYard is digital product agency specializing in progressive web applications (PWAs). We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the team who is experienced with a range of work cultures, methodologies, and industries.
DockYard is a 100% remote software consultancy that specializes in web applications. We have in-house designers, developers, and project managers, and we are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our growing team. You’ll work alongside talented individuals on groundbreaking projects for the world’s largest companies.
We help ambitious companies transform new ideas into fully deployed web applications. Our clients range from seed funded and early stage startups, who depend on us to define and deliver business-critical workflows, to established enterprise companies seeking fresh perspective and deep expertise on new projects.
The ideal candidate is a champion for diversity and inclusion, is self-driven, team-oriented, passionate about web technologies and industry best practices.
We offer a comprehensive benefit plan with a focus on providing an exceptional working environment. Some of these benefits include:
100% Remote workforce
100% DockYard paid medical, dental, vision, life & AD&D starting Day 1
401(k) offered through Vanguard
Substantial paid time off
Use extensive knowledge of multiple project management frameworks to stay flexible and pragmatic across client industries, needs, and contract types
Encourage and facilitate close collaboration and open, transparent communication within all-remote, cross-functional product teams
Facilitate all product phase iterations, including project planning, client demos, retrospectives, release planning, and maintaining a living backlog of prioritized work
Conduct product estimation sessions utilizing the methodology most suited for the project type and scope
Deliver regularly updated project plans to communicate design and implementation details to internal and external stakeholders
Monitor the project budget and estimates, working with your team to achieve maximum value within the approved spend
Utilize risk management best practices to predict, prevent, and mitigate risks to project, product, and relationship
Collaborate with account management to identify areas of success, improvement, and opportunity -- as well as lean on your own emotional intelligence and client relationship-building expertise in the day to day
Enthusiastically contribute to the evolution of DockYard-wide processes and best practices
Rigorously remove impediments to encourage focus and flow for your team
Minimum of 5 years of experience in the software environment as a project manager or similar role
Demonstrated experience with UX design, software development, and web technologies in a scrum or other Agile environment
Ability to patiently learn, contribute, and persuade within a strategically growing, small company environment
Proven experience with and in-depth understanding of team empowerment and servant leadership, and the skills to balance empathy with the art of delegation
Ability to deliver and receive transparent and constructive feedback
Experience in and affinity the agency or consultancy context
Experience developing and maintaining long-term client relationships
Experience managing projects with all-remote teams
Familiarity with GitHub or other common project management tools
DockYard is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, pregnancy, family responsibilities, matriculation, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.
This role is a U.S.-based remote position. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.