Technical Project Manager

Full-Time in Portland, OR - Remote OK - Senior - Development

This is a remote position with Pacific Daylight Time core business hours.

Who is SingleMind?
A Pacific Northwest company through and through, SingleMind is one of the fastest-growing digital design and development agencies in the region. We work with a range of companies to create compelling and elegant digital solutions (apps, websites, IoT, etc). Our mission is to help companies stay relevant in our modern world by using teamwork and collaboration to build, launch and scale new concepts and products.

Who we are looking for
We have an immediate opening for a Technical Project Manager with proven experience organizing and delivering projects consistently and predictably. You'll develop and maintain technical best practices to our Development teams and provide coaching and support to our engineering and product management teams.

Successful candidates will have a positive attitude, a desire to improve everything, and a consistent ability to lead both processes and people to produce results. An entrepreneurial spirit is important as you’ll have ownership of much of the project lifecycle.

Primary Requirements

  • Develop, improve, and maintain technical processes to assess and manage risk across multiple projects throughout their lifecycle
  • Identify project schedules, scope, budget estimation, and project implementation plans, including risk mitigation
  • Coordinate teams and resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with other management teams, including running standups and other sprint ceremonies across several active projects
  • Regularly report on project-related updates, outcomes, and risks to the appropriate teams and channels
  • Escalate and manage conflicts and problems to resolution through effective organization, planning and communication
  • Ensure that sprint milestones and deliverables are completed according to plan
  • Manage resource conflicts (for project scheduling)
  • Collaborate with management teams to support standardized reporting against Objective and Key Results (OKRs).
  • Help to recruit new development team members
  • Onboard new hires and educate on our technical processes
  • Be an indispensable leader and sounding board

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years of Technical Project Management experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a software developer, systems analyst, or other technical role
  • You're experienced working with distributed and remote teams
  • You have a consistent track record of consistently and predictably delivering complex, multi-sided technical projects

The Ideal Candidate

  • Meets all the above criteria and…
  • You have proven experience providing successful employee, customer, or product training
  • You have experience with Jira, Slack, Git, Notion, Figma and other project/business tools commonly used in our space
  • You love a good [virtual or in-person] whiteboard session and can explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • You improve everything you manage

Your compensation will truly be based on your experience and how closely a fit to the above points you are. We're a profitable and growing company that believes in high tides raising all boats. So as the company succeeds, the larger your share of the profit and overall benefits.

About Us
We are a globally distributed team of professionals with the large majority of our team located in Oregon. We work flexible hours and operate as a team. Our clients range from small well-funded start-ups to large multi-billion dollar international companies. We truly believe in a balanced work/life ethic. SingleMind is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We offer a matching 401k, full health, vision, and dental benefits. Paid vacation and sick time. We conduct semi-annual company retreats (provided we can do so safely) to desirable locations allowing for some precious facetime.

If portions of this job description really don't sound like you, then let's save us both some time. We want you set up for success in this role and after 15 years of doing this, we've found the above is necessary for you to be happy, engaged and eager to show up every day.