Innovation Project Manager

EastBanc Technologies has an outstanding opportunity for a technical product management professional with a successful history turning market and customer insights into breakthrough solutions. Working as a member of a proven world-class team of innovators you will lead a digital transformation of one of our Fortune 50 clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will…

  • Own the vision and the roadmap for specific projects.
  • Lead a cross-functional team of engineers and designers.
  • Specify project requirements within a fully agile software development environment including maintaining backlogs of project priorities. 
  • Identify immediate and/or upcoming user needs, then work with the team to develop a product/project plan that addresses them.
  • Prioritize features and tasks for the project using internal tools, tracking and reviewing the project direction and current work frequently.
  • Manage collaboration and communication with other teams, both internal and external, to ensure teams have what they need to work efficiently.
  • Need to stay current with industry trends, as well as become familiar with the competitive landscape and evolving technologies. 
  • Help mentor/lead other members of the Project Team. 

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree -
    • computer science or related technical field is a plus.
  • Possess a minimum of 4 years of experience in a software project management role.
  • Possess analytical skills with the ability to solve problems, recognize patterns, and generalize solutions.
  • Has proven experience managing a cross-functional team of engineers and designers to build products.
  • Has experience with Agile methodologies and tools. (SAFe is a plus)
  • Previous experience working in an innovation lab setting is a plus.
  • Work experience in programming, hybrid data storage solutions, statistics, data science, machine learning, software engineering, and project management.
  • Experience in the following areas is a plus:  
    • User Interface Design
    • web/mobile development
    • computer programming
    • eCommerce platforms
    • workflow automation.
  • Must have Strong analytic and fact-based decision making skills 
  • Strong customer empathy skills and proven ability to translate customer needs into project specifications 
  • Employs high energy, a positive attitude, and excellent interpersonal skills