Software Project Manager

2 - Project Management · Lakewood, Colorado
Department 2 - Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $80K - $120K salary

About Woodridge

Woodridge Software is a team of 60+ developers and designers that build complicated custom mobile and web applications for enterprises across a diverse set of industries including Financial Services, Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Education, Non-Profits, Cleantech, and Government. Our goal is to combine the most advanced technology, complex integration services and talented employees to provide the best solution for a client, helping them go-live faster, and giving them the freedom to innovate and deliver personalized experiences. 


Job Functions/Responsibilities 

As a Project Manager (PM) at Woodridge Software, you are eager to drive every aspect of project success. You are always looking for ways to contribute as part of the team, and you don’t mind getting your hands dirty. No task is too small, but you also love captaining large project goals and leading the activities of the design, development, and QA teams. You excel at building client relationships and setting stakeholder expectations. Managing project scope, timeline, and budget is your bread and butter. After all, you know that your awesome personality and great management skills are the critical ingredients in Woodridge’s success and excellent reputation. 

  • Manage project budgets, scopes, and timelines. Coordinate multiple projects, which can be in various industries.  
  • Be the key player in client satisfaction and a major driving force in the happiness of all our team members! 
  • Generate client-facing weekly status reports; communicate clearly with all stakeholders about budgets, goals, and project needs/risks.  
  • Coordinate and lead client meetings and internal scrum-style meetings. Build agendas, track meeting outcomes, and check up on action items.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the design team and engineers; own communication across teams to ensure that all team member goals are aligned and work is prioritized appropriately.
  • Use Jira to track the status of tasks/stories and progress. Input and manage issues within epics and sprints. 
  • Identify potential problems, blockers, and schedule issues. Quickly communicate possible solutions to internal teams and clients.
  • Support team member assignments and company-wide resource planning. Track and clearly communicate the resource needs of your projects. 
  • Manage project-related data among tools: Jira, Confluence, spreadsheets, Float, time tracking software, and internal tools. 
  • Assist in defining internal operational workflows; document processes and create “how to’s”. 
  • Other tasks and internal projects as assigned. 


Qualifications & Skills

Successful candidates typically have the following:

  • Proven experience managing project budgets, scopes, and timelines 
  • Rich experience coordinating and communicating with clients and a proven track record of running projects with high client satisfaction. 
  • Experience setting stakeholder expectations and articulating goals, accomplishments, and challenges
  • Experience running projects with a Scrum/Agile framework
  • Strong people, relationship, team management, and facilitation skills
  • Working knowledge and practical application of Jira
  • A positive “can-do” attitude and willingness to pitch in anywhere that is needed
  • Outstanding communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)
  • Ability to know when to work independently and when to ask for help 
  • Ability to contribute to a positive and very fast-paced team environment
  • Exceptional organizational and tracking skills
  • 2 years experience or related education


Things that will impress us:

  • Experience articulating and tracking technical requirements for software projects
  • Agency experience or client-facing service work
  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • Scrum and PMI certifications


Woodridge Culture

 We work hard to have a good time both in and out of the office. Some of the perks include: 

  • Fun, flexible and collaborative work environment.
  • Catered team lunch every Friday
  • Monthly Burger Councils
  • Quarterly team-building events and ad hoc get togethers 
  • Opening new office space in Belmar in late Fall with flexible work options (all employees currently working remotely until new office space opens)
  • Fully paid health, dental, vision and disability for employees AND their dependents. 
  • 401K company match up to 5%.
  • Generous PTO Plan

Awards

In the past year, Woodridge has won several awards that illustrate our high growth and great company culture. 

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company in America 2019-2021
  • DBJ Best Places to Work Winner
  • DBJ Fast 50 Winner
  • Colorado Companies to Watch Winner
  • COBiz Top Woman-Owned Company
  • COBiz Top Software Company Winner


This is a full-time, salaried position, not an hourly or contract position.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. (no sponsorships available

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  • Location
    Lakewood, Colorado
  • Department
    2 - Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $80K - $120K salary