The T R I M Project Manager is responsible for the entirety of the Product team’s weekly sprint schedule and the primary point of communication with our clients. This critical role in our operation is the conduit between our product teams and our customers. Our ideal candidate is a tech enthusiast that loves to build apps. Experience working in a dev team or tech environment is preferred, but project management experience in other industries will be considered.
The role is primarily tasked with being a liaison for our clients, and a steward for our product teams so that they can focus on productivity and producing their best work. The PM is also the Point of Contact for the majority of our internal services including (but not limited to) Slack, Asana, Harvest, 1Password, Uber Conference. Our team and clients will come to you to manage these services.
Your day to day duties will primarily live between Asana and Slack, coordinating Product Team meetings and Client Communication, reviewing software features, and road-mapping upcoming sprints.
The Project Manager is a selfless role, understanding that the success of the Project Manager relies heavily on the success of your teammate’s execution. The PM is also critical for velocity and deadline goals. They will be required to run quarterly reports on our teams’ velocity and sprint planning accuracy.
Skills that you must have:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills – you are the voice of our team
Excellent Time Management Skills – enforce our time boxes
Excellent group leadership skills – you keep meetings structured
Reliable and Consistent track record of attendance
Proficiency in Modern PM and Communication Tools:
- Asana (or comparable experience)
- Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides)
- Others: 1Password (Credential Management), Uberconference (Phone Lines), Harvest (Time Management), Loom (Screen Recording), Apple Connect and Google Play Store (App Management),
Ability to learn new software – we’re a tech company, and we will use new tools as it makes sense
A fearless approach to problem-solving
Comfort creating tickets for Software Projects
Comfort confirming acceptance criteria of tickets for Software Projects
Skills that are nice to have:
Experience managing Software or Product teams
Agile Development Team Experience
Quality Assurance Experience
Experience writing user stories
Understanding of Modern Development team workflows
Experience preparing and publishing apps in the App Store or Google Play Store
T R I M is a startup studio and practitioners of agile development. We have solved enterprise problems through technology for billion-dollar corporations, but our passion is building products for startups through an accelerated co-founder-as-a-service offering. For every project, we form micro teams of one designer, one developer, and one strategist. Our portfolio companies have raised over $2.6 million in funding over the last 18 months, and we are preparing for the next cohort of companies to build, launch, and grow within our portfolio.
We evaluate our hires in this prioritized order:
* Communication Skills
* Cultural Fit
* Leadership Quality
* Depth of Specialty
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.