Technical Project Manager

Job Summary

As a Project Manager within Research Department, you will be responsible for identifying, scoping, and delivering a large end to end cloud and device based project. You will engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary staff to design innovative consumer products. You should be comfortable working across time zones and through ambiguity. You thrive through building consensus and driving teams towards results. You will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.

The right candidate should possess proven project management skills, demonstrate experience leading medium to large products and projects. You are expected to be versatile and able to thrive in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment. You can clearly & effectively communicate (written as well as verbally) across the org and up to senior leadership.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work with key stakeholders in executive teams, product management, and marketing teams to define strategy and requirements
  • Work with remote and multi-site teams to deliver supporting software and services in sync with launch timelines
  • Communicate regularly with senior management on status, risks, and change control
  • Stand with & defend your convictions as well as accept others’ point of views when needed
  • Travel internationally

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in technical program/project management environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (EE, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering)
  • Knowledge of software development Life Cycle (Cloud and Services)
  • Knowledge of distributed systems and how they are deployed
  • Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule and deploy new features sets
  • Experience analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection
 
Nice to have 

 

  • Master’s or advanced technical degree
  • Creative leader with superior analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of AWS services (S3, DynamoDB, EC2)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills engaging technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills to earn trust and influence partners and teams
  • Fluency with Atlassian SCM Suite (Confluence/JIRA)
  • Experience in productization and shipping of software products (Services or Consumer Electronics)
  • Prior experience as a software developer

We offer multiple benefits that include

  • Working for one of the top product companies in the world: Ring.com
  • Opportunity to influence the products quality
  • Challenging tasks
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation bonus
  • PE accounting and support
  • 18 paid vacation days per year
  • Fully equipped A-class office space in the business center (near “Olimpiyska” subway station)
  • Social package, including gym membership compensation, medical insurance
  • Free meals, fruits and sweets
  • Educational possibilities, knowledge hub and free English classes
  • Career plan, professional growth and quarterly performance reviews