Product Project Manager

Posted 11 November 2022
Salary Competitive
LocationIndianapolis
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBusiness Change & Transformation
Reference55691
Contact NameKarl Sharman
Remote working Remote

Job description

Do you solve problems people don’t even know they have? Does imposing order upon chaos excite you? Then you might be just the Project Manager (or magician… well, without the cool hat) that we’re looking for!

As the Project Manager, you will be the alchemist that leverages the prowess of Product Management and Engineering. You will use your organization, communication, and time management mojo to ensure effective, successful, seamless engineering project execution. Your broad understanding of project requirements, system and technical capabilities, together with team dynamics will facilitate smooth, cooperative and timely work.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Engineering and Product teams in identifying, tracking, and executing on projects

  • Lead and shape the sprint ceremonies and other project lifecycle activities, including backlog management, task estimation, sprint scheduling, standups and status reports, and end-of-sprint reviews

  • Analyze velocity, sprint performance, planned versus unplanned work, and other metrics relevant to project efficiency

  • Coordinate dependencies and deliverables & assist with prioritization and scheduling

  • Document processes, workflows, and expectations to avoid single points of failure

  • Engage with engineers, leadership, and other teams and stakeholders to understand the project landscape and provide timely and effective communication

  • Foster a collaborative and cooperative work environment

  • Other duties as necessary

Technologies:

  • Expert in Jira or other ticketing / sprint and project management tool

  • Efficient with MS Office or Google Suite

    • Documents and presentations

    • Spreadsheets both for data analysis and for communication

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Independent Thinking: Operating according to one’s own standards without being overly influenced by the opinions of others. Balance autonomy with collaboration.

  • Planning and Organizing: Developing, implementing, evaluating and modifying plans to optimize the use of available resources and reach objectives.

  • Sense of Initiative: Acting independently. Anticipating needs, taking advantage of opportunities and flagging problems in order to attain objectives.

  • Multi-domain communication: You can communicate with and understand programmers, system administrators, and data analysts as well as executives

  • Familiar with cybersecurity and projects concerned with security, privacy, and threat management

  • Demonstrated success in previous related role (3-5 years preferred)

  • PMP certification or other related trainings / certifications (preferred)

If you have other combinations of relevant skills and experience that you expect make you the right candidate for this role, please let us know.

Who we are:

At Pondurance we embrace, educate, and protect people by helping make our world a better and safer place. We believe in inviting good people into our company who are driven to become great!

Every person at Pondurance is encouraged to focus and grow in their individual areas of interest, passion, and career path. We have accessible leaders as Mentors who believe “None of us are as smart as all of us” (R. Pelletier).

We believe everyone has the freedom to be themselves, especially at work and so we embrace, support, and celebrate each other. Each one of us influences our company’s direction through speaking up, you have a voice and we want you to use it.

Do you want to be a part of something different? Do you want to influence real change? Do you want to be part of the solution? Then join us in redefining the security and cyber risk landscape.

What We Offer:

The opportunity to apply your expertise, take on new challenges, and help customers address their biggest security objectives. An inclusive culture of teamwork that embraces the diversity of our people and communities in which we work.

Some of the corporate benefits (there are more) for full-time employees include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, FSA, HSA, life and AD&D insurance, 401(k) Plan.

  • Time off: PTO, sick, holiday, & parental leave details are available

  • Money: We provide competitive compensation packages based on the market and your overall credentials.

To promote a healthy and safe work community we require background and drug screenings as part of our hiring process. Details of our process will be provided upon request.

We are an equal opportunity employer focused on celebrating diversity and inclusion. We believe that each individual should be treated equally without regard to race, color, identity, national origin, protected veteran status, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.