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Senior Project Manager - REMOTE

Company: Destination Pet, LLC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Destination Pet is a nationwide, PE-funded company that runs like a startup. We are redefining the physical and digital world of pet care. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a greenfield solution built on cutting-edge, mobile-first, serverless technologies. Put your fingerprints on the next generation of pet care rooted in service to pets, customers, partners, and team members.

Our technology team is seeking a Project Manager. As part of our technology team, project managers use state of the art tools and technologies to deliver an exceptional user experience to our team members, customers and pets. Project Managers work with our development teams, product managers and SMEs to facilitate - - our Agile development activities. Each of our development teams is has a technical lead responsible for their customers and the applications and services they provide. Project Managers work across teams with each technical lead to ensure our Agile boards are up-to-date, backlogs are groomed and user stories are well-developed. Project Managers must be located in and authorized to work in the US. We will not provide Visa sponsorship. Project managers must be able to work during regular US business hours; and must be able to regularly participate on calls via Zoom or Teams or available to other team members via Teams or Slack.


* Work with team leads to ensure our development activities provide the highest quality customer experience
* Provide leadership, support and recommendations on Agile project management activities
* Organize team boards, workflows, reports in Azure DevOps or Jira to ensure teams are following preferred Agile practices
* Gather requirements from SMEs and product managers and write user stories to ensure teams have well-defined stories and backlogs
* Work with product managers and team leads to gain a deep understanding of our applications' user functionality to ensure that our boards, sprints and stories are reflect the work required to deliver expected features
* Gather metrics to measure the performance of our development activities
* Document software designs, objectives, and create and respond to RFCs in a shared collaboration environment such as Confluence
* Communicate on all open projects and give updates to both team members and Technology team staff

Required Skills

* 4+ years project management for commercial software development organizations
* 4+ years as an Agile coach, scrum master or Agile project manager
* Experience with SDLC
* Experience with bug tracking systems
* Experience with web-based software product testing and release processes
* Experience with creating and managing Scrum/Kanban boards in Azure DevOps or Jira
* Learn quickly, self-starter, take direction well
* Exceptional troubleshooting skills, detail orientated
* Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

Desired Skills

* Certified Agile Practitioner
* Web or mobile product management
* Software testing or quality control experience
* Programming experience
* Web design or development experience
* Experience with veterinary practice management software, such as Cornerstone, AviMark or Datapoint

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