Wolfram Research is hiring a

Project Manager - Global Technical Operations

Champaign, United States
Full-Time

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the 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 a broad range of development activities for our Wolfram Cloud and IT teams. This position requires software or web project management experience, strong presentation and communication skills, and the ability to interface with our 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

  • Assist project leads to create and maintain project plans
  • Proactively manage the execution of project plans for multiple projects
  • Create and maintain roadmaps with input from project stakeholders
  • Help create and maintain requirement lists
  • Monitor the status, risks and resources for the entire lifecycle of projects
  • Create and maintain tickets with the appropriate deadlines, watchers and details needed to execute projects
  • Set up development sprints
  • Identify, convey and track project milestones
  • Prepare agendas for meetings and lead the meetings as needed
  • Collect detailed notes from meetings with discussion details, decisions made, next steps and action items
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within the company
  • Establish, document and improve internal processes
  • Maintain project pages and dashboards
  • Monitor performance and project metrics

Qualifications

  • Experience in software or web project management
  • Strong communication, organizational and analytic skills
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams (for example the user experience, design, web, technical content, quality assurance, support and product development teams)
  • High degree of initiative
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Mathematica
  • Experience with Agile or Lean User Experience development techniques

Location: Champaign, IL

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.

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