Technical Project Manager

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Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and Wolfram Language, is searching for a proactive individual with exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills for a new Technical Project Manager position at Wolfram Research. The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for planning and coordinating development that spans many branches of the Wolfram technology stack.

This position requires software or web project management experience, strong organization and communication skills, and the ability to interface with Wolfram’s technical and product development teams. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment and has an enthusiasm for new technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Creating and maintaining project plans and detailed roadmaps
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams within the company
  • Connecting with key stakeholders to detail the scope and timeline requirements
  • Interfacing with, creating tickets for and adapting to the processes of other groups for resource allocations
  • Proactively managing the execution and technical implementation for multiple projects
  • Monitoring the status, risks and resources for project lifecycles
  • Preparing agendas for and leading meetings, taking notes, and following up on action items
  • Organizing development sprints/milestones
  • Establishing, documenting and improving internal processes
  • Maintaining project pages and dashboards
  • Tracking metrics, reporting on project performance and escalating any risks

Minimum qualifications

  • Experience with or exposure to programming languages (the Wolfram Language, Python, Java)
  • Experience with or exposure to web development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical field, with mathematics or computer science being a plus
  • Experience in software or web project management
  • Strong communication, organizational and analytic skills
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams (for example, senior stakeholders, technical leads, user experience, design, web, technical content, quality assurance, support, product development teams, etc.)
  • High degree of initiative
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with the Wolfram Language
  • Experience with Jira or other project management software
  • Demonstrated record of full lifecycle releases
  • Experience with Agile or Lean User Experience development techniques is a plus
  • Proven ability to release projects on time and with full requirements lists

Location: Champaign, Illinois, or remote

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.