Project Manager

(PM Best Practices, Agile Scrum, Jira)

Mapleton Hill’s Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing new and existing technology projects. We deal with a wide variety of clients and industries and need a project manager that can work with product owners to understand business goals and translate those into tangible requirements for developers. You will be responsible for the delivery of these projects and will work directly with clients and stakeholders to ensure timelines and quality are being met.

Project Manager Job functions

  • You’ll maintain frequent communication with team members, product owners, management team, and clients
  • You’ll work with product owners to gather business goals and requirements and turn them into granular user stories with detailed acceptance criteria
  • You’ll create sprints, run stand-ups, demos, and retrospectives
  • You’ll track progress and work to create timelines for project completion that can be communicated to the management team and to clients
  • You’ll be working in an Agile Scrum or Kanban environment
  • You’ll be communicating directly with developers and clients

Required skills

  • Scrum Master Certification or similar training
  • Proven track record with agile development teams: running sprint stand-ups, planning sessions, demos, and retrospectives
  • Experience delivering web applications that run in modern web browsers across desktop, tablet and mobile operating systems
  • Excellent oral and written communicate skills; solid group presentation skills
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Proactively mitigate risks, resolve issues, and escalate when appropriate
  • Manage scope, requirements, resources, time, quality, risks, and communication for our projects
  • Experience working with QA teams
  • Jira or TFS experience
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Solid understanding of browsers and mobile UI behaviors
  • Passion for empowering development teams
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Experience reviewing annotated prototypes created in InVision, Adobe XD, or Axure
  • Positive attitude

Bonus points if you know or have used

  • CSM / PMP
  • Confluence
  • WCAG Accessibility Standards
  • Sitecore
  • Swagger
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Azure
  • Experience working with .Net teams

Our Hiring Process

Step 1: Apply - Send your resume to jobs@mapletonhill.net. We want to hear about your work experience, but are also interested in links to past projects, your personal website or portfolio, salary requirements, and anything else you'd like to tell us about yourself.

Step 2: Phone Interview - If we like what we see, we'll reach out to schedule a quick phone interview. On this call we will ask about your past work experience as well as some project management questions.

Step 3: In Person Interview - If we feel that you have the relevant experience we will invite you in to meet some of the team. This will give us a chance to speak with you about your process, see your attention to detail and writing skills first hand, and discuss more about the position.

Benefits and Perks

  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • RTD Bus Pass (EcoPass)
  • Vacation Package
  • New Laptop
  • Standup Desk
  • Espresso, Drinks, Fruit
  • Indoor Bike Parking

At Mapleton Hill we work in a fast-paced environment yet value a fun, laid-back culture. Our office is located on the Pearl Street Mall with unobstructed mountain views and direct access to all downtown Boulder has to offer.