217 day(s) ago

Technical Project Manager vacancy at Flip-Tech Inc.

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Contract

Flip-Tech Inc.

United States, Seattle
In the blink of an eye business as usual fundamentally changed. Forever. The new normal isn’t defined. Where some see chaos, we see opportunity. At Flip-Tech we have always understood that ​when you change your perspective, you see things you never knew existed. Complex problems - solved with simple ​solutions ​- derived from elegant ​processes​.

You’ll find us at the intersection between Software Engineering, Customer Experience & Human Interaction Design. Helping our clients accomplish the impossible. Changing the narrative to rewrite the future of culture, commerce, and connection.

General overview of the role

We are a Digital Media Agency with a focus on Web Development & we are in search of contract engineers or teams. An ideal candidate will have experience in developing Shopify & Shopify Plus websites, across both desktop and mobile environments on the Shopify platform. We need someone whose English is fluent & can be (Project Manager facing, client-facing or both), the ability to liaison between project managers, a distributed team of developers, document requirements & estimate new projects.

Responsibilities

Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.
Develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.
Monitor project progress continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables.
Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements.
Analyze economics of project plans and provide actionable feedback relating to cost benefit and return-on-investment standards.
Review proposed modifications on project plans, including meeting with interested parties to approve and implement beneficial changes.
Oversee acquisition of resources and materials as needed before and during projects by talking with customers, team members, managers, and in-house accountants and operations staff.
Anticipate details of future projects by communicating directly with customers and staying informed of relevant trends and industry news.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
Extensive leadership experience and strong teaming abilities
Excellent problem-solving skills
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Information Technology or Software Engineering field
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in management
Experience in managing task/bug tickets for the technical team. Gaining estimates and managing the team toward ticket resolution.
Experience in the definition of and writing proposals and estimates
Experience in the management of Shopify stores and knowledge of development ecosystems

Skills considered as a good plus

Prefer three years management experience in the IT field, including development work and interactions with customers
Experience managing and communicating with CEO and executive leadership in a respectful manner with understanding of the typical protocols in interacting with clients as a senior level
Experience using Git revision management
Experience using Ticketing tools (Git tickets, Jira, Bugzilla, etc)
Experience with Project Management tools (Trello, Monday, etc)
Experience with Scrum and Agile methodologies
Experience and ability to use chat and video tools such as slack and zoom on a daily basis
Proficiency with at least one web development language, such as Python, Php, Ruby, etc. or client side Java ing experience.
Experience in one or more of the following:
Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, ETC)
Linux CLI
CMS Platforms (Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla)
Web Application Design and Development
E-Commerce Platforms
Mobile Applications (iOS, Android)
Evidence of continuing education, such as certifications, a plus

Other information

Contact Type:
1099 Contractor

Contract Location:
Remote - Virtual -- Expected to work remotely and communicate by phone, email, and video conference.
Core team is in Western USA (PST), but the broader team is multinational in various time zones.

Contract Frequency:
20 to 30 hours per week