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Technical Project Manager (U.S. Remote) (Remote)

Work Type: Contract
We're looking for a Project Manager to help us manage our client engagements!

Cloud Posse is a DevOps professional services company. We offer proven solutions to solve big challenges orchestrating cloud infrastructure. Ours is a unique environment to automate complex systems and to migrate existing platforms.

We love our job! We write massive amounts of Open-Source software used by thousands of companies around the world to power their infrastructure. We also run a vibrant Slack community called SweetOps that is highly collaborative and growing month-over-month.

In this role, your responsibilities will require you to work closely with the development team. During sprints, you will need to learn and understand enough to ensure projects are moving along. On a regular basis, you will need to relate requirements, sprint progress, and any gaps/risks/uncertainties to accountable parties. You may need to facilitate demos or relate at a high-level to clients directly.

Ideal candidates are customer-facing, are flexible, and are able to manage multiple projects subject to tight deadlines. Some degree of resource management, software programming background, exposure to AWS, command of Agile methodologies, and prior project management experience is valuable.

You will have a huge impact on how we plan and manage our projects. You will work alongside some of the most talented engineers and thought leaders in cloud architecture (DevOps). Join us and you will have the opportunity to work on a wide array of projects, for clients across multiple industries, geographies, and time-zones!

Job Duties:
  • Manage client engagements from kickoff to delivery
  • Monitor project life cycle dates, tasks, time spent, risks, blockers
  • Establish clear communication, guidelines, and protocols for projects
  • Identify scope changes from the original plan and escalate as needed
  • Review / Track project hours. Ensure accuracy, sufficient detail, time projection
  • Facilitate meetings and communication for the team, and for clients
  • Manage expectations, and prepare agendas for meetings
  • Work directly with stakeholders to ensure project success
  • You will not be managing personnel
  • You will not be performing any "hands-on" technical work
Our Ideal Candidate:
  • Understanding of infrastructure and cloud technologies is a must (AWS preferred)
  • Proficient in Project Scheduling and Project Life cycle best practices
  • Consulting organization experience is highly preferred
  • Seeks process improvements
  • Has been the lead on daily standups
  • Has run software demos for customers
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Self-directed, responsible, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Results-oriented, motivated, and committed to solving problems
  • Strong communicator (both verbal and written) skills are a must

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer science, Information Systems, or similar required
  • Minimum of 2 plus years of experience in a Project Manager role managing teams of five or more engineers required
  • Minimum of 2 plus years of experience using Atlassian Jira, Atlassian Confluence, or other project
  • management tools required
  • Minimum of 2 plus years of experience with Scrum/ Agile required
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker/ Docker Compose, Terraform, Helm, AWS
  • Familiarity with Golang, C/C++, Java
  • Familiarity with NodeJS, Ruby, Python, Perl, LUA, Bash/ sh, Make
  • US work authorization without sponsorship required
  • Ability to pass physical, drug, driving, and background check required
  • Ability to work some flexible hours nights or weekend to meet with international teams, clients, or deadlines (as needed)
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance
  • Paid time off for vacation / sick
  • Paid holidays
  • Competitive wages
  • Family friendly environment

Please note … many of our projects are sensitive and confidential. We require a background check and are only considering U.S.-based candidates at this time.

Join us, building world-class infrastructures that delight developers and satisfy current and future business needs. Apply Now!

(Have a question or need to contact us? Take a look at our website: https://cloudposse.com)

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