Agile Project Manager

Remote
Full Time
Product
Mid Level

Formstack improves people’s lives with practical solutions to their everyday work.

We are looking for an Agile Project Manager to help us accomplish this mission. 

 

Formstack is a remote-first company with team members who live and work across the U.S., Canada, and the globe. We offer more than just a job; we provide a community where you can learn, grow, and thrive your way. Join a dynamic and diverse team that values relationships as much as results. Come build what matters with Formstack.

 

Ken Medley, Agile Enablement Lead at Formstack, is looking to hire someone who will complement and strengthen the team.

 

 

Who You Are:

 

  • You are passionate about fostering a collaborative environment across various departments.
  • You are eager to be the driving force behind project delivery.
  • You love to solve problems and remove obstacles to ensure the success of your team.
  • You are a leader that finds value in identifying your team members’ strengths and coaching them on how to optimize their work for efficiency

 

What You’ll Do:

 

Agile Project Managers serve the organization by coordinating the completion of projects and ensuring teams are set up for success by following Agile principles. They do this by planning, monitoring, reporting, and delivering large scale projects to meet the goals of Formstack. The Agile project Manager will be accountable for product delivery and will work alongside Engineering Managers to ensure projects have the appropriate level of resourcing to achieve timelines.

 

How You’ll Succeed:

 

  • Own the execution of the entire Product Development Lifecycle, and manage all stages of the project life cycle to ensure teams are on track to consistently deliver value 
  • Manage cross team/department dependencies, as well as internal communication on project status and timelines
  • Facilitate the team’s Scrum practices by serving as the team’s Scrum Master and remove impediments and blockers for teams so they can continuously deliver value to customers
  • Accountable for creating project artifacts such as project charter, project plan, communication plan…etc.  
  • Effectively work with the organization to manage risks
  • Track project and team performance to analyze the successful completion of short and long term goals
  • Be the first point of contact for project stakeholders 
  • Ensure teams follow proper playbooks, processes, and procedures defined in our PDLC
  • Consistently deliver product department projects on time, within scope, and within budget
  • Provide reporting on project plans and outcomes to appropriate stakeholders 
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum process maturity and increase velocity over time
  • Support the team in building, communicating, and maintaining the project artifacts

 

What We’re Looking For:

 

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience managing teams and projects, and using agile methodology  
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Knowledgeable in techniques to fill in gaps in the scrum
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles and Scrum practices
  • Great communicator that excels in both transparent and tactful communication
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Self-motivated and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
  • Ability to anticipate impediments for the team before the team encounters them, and solve the root cause
  • Proven track record of making process and velocity improvements through Kaizen retrospectives
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

 

Bonus Points:

  • Scrum Master Certified
  • CAPM Certified

 

Salary Range:

$80,000 - $90,000 (USD) per year + bonus up to 5% of base salary

 

***This is a remote position***

 

What Formstack Offers for Full-Time Employees in the US and Canada(exclude Quebec):

  • Free health plans and company-paid Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life Insurance Benefits for US and Canadian full-time employees.
  • Monthly Health & Wellness and Technology stipends
  • Half-day Fridays
  • Unlimited PTO for all employees.
  • 401k & Roth w/ safe harbor match (the US and Canada)
  • The most up-to-date technology, including company-issued Macs, the latest software, and other tools needed to excel at your job
  • Company-paid conferences and extended learning opportunities
  • Yearly company and team gatherings

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Formstack, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Formstack is an equal opportunity employer. We are passionately committed to equitable hiring and boldly dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, bilingual and bicultural individuals, LGBTQ+ persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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