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Technical Project Manager

About the Technical Project Manager Position

Working in Verndale's Managed Services department, the Technical Project Manager is the primary point of contact for clients.This person will be tasked with gathering business requirements for client change and feature requests and synthesizing them into functional specifications and tasks for Verndale engineers. In addition to possessing solid coordination skills and the ability to learn quickly, the Technical Project Manager should also be strategically minded, ensuring that both Verndale and our clients do not lose sight of long-term strategic goals even when working on smaller, tactical fixes to client environments.
 
The ideal candidate for this position will enjoy working in a dynamic environment with a wide variety of clients, technologies, and processes. They should be comfortable managing a high volume of client projects simultaneously and will not be distracted by the need to frequently shift contexts in order to address varied client issues and technical environments.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with Engineers to architect solutions that resolve client issues and deliver new features across multiple domains including digital strategy, visual design, user experience, and engineering.
  • Work with both internal teams and clients to plan and execute sprints in an agile development environment.
  • Work closely with clients as well as Verndale's Application Services and Engineering teams to scope, communicate, and deliver bug fixes and new features for clients.
  • Work with clients and internal teams to ensure that all work is in line with clients' short- and long-term strategic goals.
  • Communicate regularly with clients, account managers, and engineering to review existing work items and identify new issues and opportunities.
  • Keep up to date on a broad spectrum of technologies, recognizing when new technologies or updates offer new opportunities for clients.

 

Qualifications

  • Experience communicating with clients on frequent basis is a must
  • 3 + years experience as a Project Manager managing multiple web project simultaneously
  • Some experience with web content management systems (Sitecore, Episerver, and Kentico are a plus)
  • Analytical and systematic thinker 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Strong attention to detail as well as strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Agency experience is a plus
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, particularly for web-based software
  • Solid understanding of fundamentals of computer networking and the Internet

 

Ten great reasons to work for Verndale

1. Rapid growth company of 19 years maintaining start-up company feel
2. Laser focus on cutting-edge technology and killer service offerings to clients
3. Internal promotions that are frequent and do not take years to achieve
4. Collaborative, open, work environment and no formal dress code
5. Beautiful new HQ building in Boston; easily accessible to the train and free street parking
6. Company that values collaboration and communication 
7. Free lunch Fridays at noon and drinks at 3:00pm
8. Dog friendly office – woof!
9. Flexible schedule options to support work/life integration 
10. Nine company paid holidays and 3 weeks paid vacation at date of hire

 

About Verndale

Verndale is a customer experience agency, purpose-built to help marketing and technology leaders connect the dots of the consumer journey. From our offices in Boston, Los Angeles and Quito, we design and build digital experiences, and enable marketing technologies that bring brands and their customers closer together.

We know that in order to do great work, you have to make work great. Verndale is committed to always being a company that celebrates diversity, equality and inclusion. We strive to recruit and retain people who are committed to creating the climate of respect that is essential for individual and company success.

Verndale’s services are built around a core methodology that encompasses Growth Strategy, Experience Design, Technology Enablement, and Experience Optimization.

Learn more at www.verndale.com

 

Compensation & Benefits

Verndale is proud of the fun, diverse, and respectful company environment we enjoy on a daily basis. Competitive compensation and comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, life, disability and a 401(k) savings plan with company match are offered to all full-time employees.  Ample company paid holidays and personal time off make having a work-life balance possible.  For some roles working from home on an as-needed basis is a definite possibility; we believe in hiring the best and keeping our own happy and motivated.

Verndale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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