We are looking for a Project Manager to join our growing team in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
As a Project Manager, you will use your expertise to develop and maintain a set of REST-API based products and corresponding services. You will be responsible for liaising between various teams including Analytics, QA, DevOps, Development as well as less technical Business teams distributed across multiple time zones and act as a key facilitator to 1) keep projects on track; 2) ensure clear visibility for all stakeholders; 3) advocate various policies and procedures; 4) establish clear and easy communication.
Our ideal candidate has a proven track record of excellent time management, organization skills and also has experience establishing similar guidelines for their team. You have a genuine interest in cybersecurity and fraud detection. You possess excellent leadership skills and problem-solving abilities. You are also detail-oriented and results-driven. You are able to interact daily with systems that are used in professional software development such as JIRA, Confluence, Google Docs, etc.
You are able to, and enjoy, working with multiple teams across locations, have good communication and interpersonal skills. You have experience working in short, agile, iterative development cycles and have a great passion for a mentor, coach and develop rising talent.
Your skills & qualifications:
— A minimum of 3 years’ of experience in IT project management in the capacity of a complex Product/PM office role; utilizing best practices, processes and SDLC
— Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles
— Technical background and programming experience is an asset
— Proficient knowledge in the network stack (IP addressing, DNS, Proxy, VPN) is an asset
— Desire to learn new skills, gain knowledge and believe in expanding your areas of expertise
— Good track record of being a fast learner, solutions-oriented and able to work within agreed-upon timelines
— Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
— Upper-Intermediate English level (reading, verbal and written)
— Willing and able to travel to other offices (Canada, USA and Vietnam)
— Motivating compensation: high competitive salary, bonus system, corporate language classes
— Personal development plan for each employee
— The chance to work with a motivated and talented international team
— Medical insurance
— Modern office space in the center of Kharkiv, near subway station “Naukova”
— We’re always stocked up on snacks and coffee and have free lunches monthly
— Frequent team building events
— Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
— Develop project plans, monitor and track progress by setting measurable project performance metrics with the use of appropriate tools and techniques
— Determine and define clear deliverables, roles and responsibilities for staff members required for specific projects or initiatives, including external stakeholders (i.e. vendors) to create flawless execution of projects
— Mentor and supervise team members to ensure deadlines are followed and that the organization’s quality standards are met
— Identify and source materials needed for the project as required, while overseeing the project’s budget
— Monitor the implementation of project improvements and perform risk management to mitigate risks
— Develop solutions while taking non-functional and operational requirements into consideration
— Create and ensure comprehensive project documentation is practiced
— Prepare objective and key results (OKR) and progress reports for the business teams
— Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the organization and third parties/vendors
— Research new features, plan and analyze requirements, while actively sharing key findings and technical expertise with stakeholders
— Recruit and train exceptional employees to fulfill posted positions within the technical department
— Follow and create best practices and maintain process established for the team
Since 2011, GeoGuard has been providing geolocation, anti-fraud and compliance solutions for many of the world’s largest entertainment and iGaming companies, state lotteries, streaming video broadcasters, media rightsholders and financial institutions. As a multi-award winning geolocation technology provider, GeoGuard has quickly become the markets’ trusted solution for location compliance, accuracy and reliability.