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Project Manager

USA

Full Time - Remote

Requirements

Reporting to the Business Operations Manager, our new Project Manager should have an understanding of cloud technology and the consulting industry, and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects for our growing client roster.


To work with us as a Project Manager we would expect you to have:


  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in a technical Project Management role.

  • Ability to handle multiple clients and project road maps simultaneously, ranging from enterprise to start-up clients.

  • Solid understanding of cloud providers and cloud technology.

  • Solid understanding of Software Development and DevOps methodologies.

  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies.

  • Solid understanding of the consulting industry.

  • Proven experience with a range of project management tools, specifically the Atlassian suite (Jira/Tempo).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills. 

  • Strong client relationship management and business analysis experience.

  • Ability to communicate well with both technical teams and business stakeholders. 


It would be nice if you had any of the following (but it is not required):


  • PMP

  • BA in Computer Science

  • Technical content writing experience

The type of work you'll be doing as a Project Manager will be:


  • Working closely with our engineering and architecture teams across multiple geographies to ensure all client project deliverables are met.

  • Acting as the point of contact for 12+ clients ranging from enterprise to start up clients.

  • Identifying, tracking, managing, and resolving project and client issues as they arise.

  • Improving on our current ticketing and project management systems and processes and implementing necessary changes.

  • Establishing clear timelines and deliverables for all projects and ensuring the technical team is achieving the output required to meet and exceed client needs.  

  • Working with the Business Operations Manager and CTO to build out project proposals and statements of work. 

  • Ensuring the technical team is appropriately allocated across projects and clients.

  • Monitoring and reporting on items such as utilization and timesheets.

What will your first 60 days look like?


During your first 30 days you will:


  • Be welcomed by our small but mighty technical and operational teams.

  • Receive guidance on the history, cultural landscape, technology and projects of all our clients. 

  • Be introduced to all our client contacts and onboarded into the necessary client systems.

  • Deep-dive into our current internal and client project management systems and processes.

  • Receive guidance on our project management pain points and ideal outcomes.

  • Work with the Business Operations Manager to establish clear short and long term goals for your role and define your metrics of success.

  • Attend (and sometimes run) internal and client scrum meetings.


By 60 days you will:


  • Have a strong understanding of all clients and projects. 

  • Be established as the main point of contact for all clients.

  • Be actively driving all client projects forward. 

  • Feel empowered to improve upon internal and client project management processes.


We offer competitive salaries and the following benefits for US employees:


  • 100% remote, will always be remote.

  • 20 days paid vacation, 3 paid floating holidays, multiple paid federal holidays, paid sick and personal leave.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life insurance.

  • 401k with 100% matching on the first 4% of your salary.

  • Additional training and certificates encouraged and paid for by us.

  • Opportunity for career progression and growth with the company and input in shaping the culture and structure.


Why shouldn’t you work with us?


It matters to us that Petabloc is the right choice for you. You shouldn’t apply to work here if you:


  • Thrive in highly structured and traditional work environments.

  • Do best with top-down hierarchical professional structures.

  • Prefer to work for large organizations.

  • Believe in process for the sake of process.


100% remote hiring and onboarding, usually 3-4 weeks between phone screen & offer:


  • Phone screen with Vanessa our Business Operations Manager (15-30 mins)

  • Video interview with Vanessa (1hr)

  • Video panel interview with Vanessa, David our CTO/Co-Founder, and one or two Senior Engineers/Architects (1-2 rounds, 1-2hrs)


*Due to the number of applicants, I am unfortunately not able to respond to everyone directly*

About the Company

Cloud and platform engineering consulting services from business-minded experts. We are a group of cloud engineers and architects producing IaaS, PaaS and delivery pipelines that remove the worry from our clients about their infrastructure and let them focus on what matters to them – their products. Clients & industries we work with include: enterprise financial, fintech, medical, public sector, analytics & reporting, data services, Silicon Valley startups.

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