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Technical Program Manager

Company: Project 44
Location: Chicago
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Our mission is to usher in a new era of trust and predictability to transportation and logistics,---but there's still a lot of work to be done. The industry is massive, as is the opportunity. We're looking for bright, ambitious individuals to join our growing global team and help us enable a more productive and successful world. We're changing the way the world ships, and we're looking for you to help us get there!

  • Ranked 2nd most innovative company by-- FreightWaves --in 2018 and 2019 (right after Amazon who is our customer)--
  • Our-- culture --is more than a ping pong table, but we do host quarterly ping pong tournaments! You are looking for your next position as a-- Technical Pro gram --Manager-- and-- get excited about leading large- scale, cross - functional initiatives within --our product teams. You are passionate about seeing programs-- throu gh --the beginning to the-- e n d , ensuring a better work flow and more effective communication. You-- enjoy --work ing --closely with-- E xecutives, Product Managers, and key company-- S takeholders to drive critical programs and activities across the company. You excel in defining, scoping, prioritizing and executing features spanning multiple stakeholders. This position has extremely high visibility and potential, and requires product management, base level technical knowledge, and organizational skills. Key Accountabilities
    • Initiate programs by leading alignment on program scope, release planning, business goals, creating program structure, and securing cross-functional support
    • Help to create and maintain roadmap s --and milestones. Work with your team to estimate, implement, and build features while ensuring that you're working on the highest priority things you can be
    • Explore, analyze, and understand data deeply, and constantly look for ways to improve its quality and its value to the company --and customers
    • Provide visibility to program status (key decisions, dependencies, issues, risks, metrics, etc.) on an ongoing basis through push status reporting (to all stakeholders, team members, and interested parties)
    • Provide monthly program reviews and updates at sprint reviews (deep dive into current state of project goals, risks, escalations) Requirements & Preferred Skills
      • E xperience in a product or program management role for a technology company
      • Experience working with SaaS services and APIs, conducting data analysis and understanding and articulating technical concepts and to both engineers and at the executive level
      • E xperience developing roadmaps and product plans for an engineering group, and coordinating planning and execution with product and other engineering groups
      • Proven success coordinating decisions and work across technical and non-technical teams
      • Spent time working on closely-knit teams using Agile methodologies such as Scrum
      • Ability to understand technical subjects and technologies relevant to the program
      • Ability to be strategic and roll up your sleeves to accomplis h what needs to be done About project44 Since 2014,-- project44 --has been transforming the way one of the largest, most important global industries does business. As transportation and logistics continues to evolve and customer expectations around delivery become more demanding, industry technology must rise to the occasion. In just a few short years, we've created a digital infrastructure that eliminates the inefficiencies caused by dated technology and manual processes. Our Advanced Visibility Platform is used by the world's leading brands to track shipments, collaborate with supply chain partners, drive operational efficiencies, and create outstanding customer experiences.--- Will you now or ever in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)? --*
        -- U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at project44 are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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