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Project Manager

14 days ago by Battlefy

  Vancouver (British Columbia), Canada

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Project Management

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A Battlefy project manager is responsible for the smooth and predictable execution of eSports experiences & projects. Not only are they the core maintainers of the project schedule, but they also play a major role in delivering amazing products that delight our users through feature & bug triage. The project manager collaborates with the product manager to define the project scope, and manages a multidisciplinary team including software engineers, designers, and QA to execute on the project.

Successful candidates for this role will excel at the following responsibilities:

Leadership

  • A ‘people first’ mindset - without people we can’t create!
  • Build & maintain high performing teams that are capable of delivering on a variety of world class esports experiences
  • Define & iterate on organization-wide best practices for agile project management
  • Exemplify situational management in finding the right balance between micro and macro people management

Project Management

  • Working with product owners to create a backlog of work required to be completed
  • Collaborating with engineers & designers to understand the capacity required to deliver the project on time
  • Making trade-off decisions in order to handle requirements changes
  • Collaborating with other project managers to address company wide capacity gaps, and define resourcing requirements
  • Defining with multi-quarter program plan

Communication

  • Cost effective communication inside, and outside the project teams
  • Collaboration with different business units to find the right balance of commitments
  • A firm understanding of when to escalate an issue or project challenge
  • Finding the right balance between asynchronous & synchronous communication
  • Defining the baseline communication model for a project team

Detail Oriented

  • Up-to-date understanding of project schedule, and resourcing requirements
  • Attention to detail regarding project execution, including status of work across multiple individual contributors
  • Internal & external dependency management

Requirements

  • 3-5 years project management experience
  • Bachelors degree or professional experience equivalent
  • Experience in software development processes such as Agile
  • Practical experience using Jira, Asana, Trello, or related task management software
  • Strong communication skills across all levels of the company
  • Practical experience in capacity projections is a benefit
  • Technical background is a benefit

Benefits

  • Stock
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid time off
  • Company hardware
  • Company sponsored team-building events including tech talks, happy hours, board game nights, archery tag, recreational volleyball and basketball, and in-house Super Smash Bros tournaments
  • Much more...

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