Junior Technical Project Manager
Twelve-time Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace. We connect millions of employers to freelancers across the globe, helping turn their ideas into reality.
In this role you will be responsible for the end to end management of projects that entrepreneurs and enterprises on Feelancer.com want completed. This includes a wide range of sectors and technologies, from mobile games for solo founders to custom SaaS solutions for small businesses and smart robotic arm designs for NASA.
Liaising with entrepreneurs, enterprises and multiple teams of freelancers is a key aspect of the role. You will be working directly with clients looking to build or expand their business, and will offer technical expertise and recommendations on the best tools for their project. You will also be working with specialist freelancers all around the globe, with a variety of skillsets.
You will be responsible for creating the team, managing conflicts and competing interests, and ensuring project delivery both on budget and on deadline. Your day to day responsibilities will include discussing requirements with employers, writing project specification documents, negotiating prices and features with freelancers, providing technical oversight, managing agile delivery, conducting testing, and more. If you're a high achiever with talent, interested in technology and entrepreneurship, and looking for something more than a boring job in corporate, this is the job for you.
Requirements Must have: Wide understanding of current web, mobile and other technology trends: you know the basics of how the internet works and words like back-end, AWS or Bootstrap do not freak you out. First-hand development experience coding a website or mobile app: you can confidently understand and write a few lines of code and you know which tech stacks the cool kids are using these days. Strong communication skills with excellent technical writing skills: you can translate business needs into technical requirements, explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience and you know that the customer is always right.
Highly organized, analytical and able to work independently: you can juggle between 10 projects at the same time, you have a tendency to take ownership and you have a sense for prioritizing features, making estimates and creating timelines. Nice to have: Basic understanding of agile methodologies. Basic understanding of UX, copywriting, SEO and marketing.
Benefits This wonâ€™t be a cog-in-the-machine job. You will be exposed to the fast pace of a rapidly growing global technology company. And you will help entrepreneurs on our platform build their businesses.
We offer: Competitive salary Regular appraisals and personal development plans Relaxed dress code Centrally located office with a fully-stocked kitchen and bar Fun atmosphere, working with smart people Transparent communication and no bureaucracy Regular paid social events, hac....