DockYard is a 100% remote software consultancy that specializes in web applications. We have in-house designers, developers, and project managers, and we are looking for a Director of Project Management to join our growing team. You’ll work alongside talented individuals on groundbreaking projects for the world’s largest companies.
We help ambitious companies transform new ideas into fully deployed web applications. Our clients range from seed funded and early stage startups, who depend on us to define and deliver business-critical workflows, to established enterprise companies seeking fresh perspective and deep expertise on new projects.
The ideal candidate is a champion for diversity and inclusion, is self-driven, team-oriented, passionate about web technologies and industry best practices, and has experience managing projects and people with exceptional results.
We offer a comprehensive benefit plan with a focus on providing an exceptional working environment. Some of these benefits include:
100% Remote workforce
100% DockYard paid medical, dental, vision, life & AD&D starting Day 1
401(k) offered through Vanguard
Substantial paid time off
Conference & Laptop stipend
This position will be a member of DockYard leadership team.
Manage the Project Management team including, but not limited to: performance management, time and attendance management, employee training and development, mentoring, and recruitment and onboarding.
Drive continuous improvement and guide Project Management team on industry standards and best practices.
Work collaboratively with both Design and Engineering team leadership with an aim to continuously improve our service offering
Direct the Project Management department including budgeting and project resource allocation, development of organizational metrics (as applicable) and reporting.
Ensure Project Management team is able to stay on target by removing obstacles to their success.
Partner with Business Development for bid proposals and client communications as needed.
Act as point person for and address any project management issues or concerns that arise.
Ability to reveal/identify potential Biz Dev opportunities to management team.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Software Development environment as a Sr. PM and/or Engineer.
Previous people management experience.
Strong / proven team orientation.
Proven experience/understanding of what it means to be a Servant Leader.
Experience working in Scrum and/or other types of Agile environments.
Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience with software development and web technologies.
Ability to apply project management knowledge to real world scenarios (Pragmatic)
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships.
Willingness to learn, grow and be flexible in small company environment.
Willingness to evangelize DockYard’s approach to Project Management via blogs, speaking opportunities, PM community outreach
Experience managing projects involving Remote teams.
Some travel is required.
This role is a U.S.-based remote position. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.
DockYard is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, pregnancy, family responsibilities, matriculation, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.