Technical Project Manager / Product Owner


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Posted 1 month ago

SimpliSafe is looking for a talented Technical Project Manager / Product Owner to join our Platform Services team.

This team is responsible for building and implementing cloud services in a microservices architecture.  Our ideal candidate will be excited about working on new product development, is comfortable pushing the envelope and challenging the status quo, sets high standards for themself and the team, and works well with ambiguity.

What you’ll do:

  • Work as product owner for three, small Agile teams.
  • Define and prioritize stories in the team backlog.
  • Ensure process consistency and predictability
  • Conduct regular retrospectives with teams.
  • Understand, synthesize, and explain company priorities to stakeholders, team members, and team leads.
  • Facilitate process improvement activities to maximize value delivery and predictability.
  • Meet with stakeholders to gather requirements, provide updates, and set expectations on delivery timelines.
  • Understand team capacity, estimates to inform delivery forecasts.
  • Identify and mitigate roadblocks in team delivery.
  • Collaborate with cooperating teams on initiatives to minimize blocking.

You should have:

  • 1-3 years Project Management experience in a related industry.
  • 2+ years technical experience in software engineering
  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field.
  • Experience with Project Life Cycle methodologies and Systems Development Life Cycles.
  • Experience in performing risk analysis and issue management.
  • Outgoing, highly organized, detail-oriented, persistent, and tenacious; able to deal with uncertainty and change
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to get to the root cause of the problem
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Empathy towards the customer


Health, dental and vision coverage - We cover 80% of plans and offer excellent BCBS HMO/PPO Health plans Unlimited paid time off - To give you the flexibility and work/life balance you seek 401k Matching and Company Equity - To help you prepare for the future  
Job tags: Architecture Engineering
Job region(s): North America
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