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Technical Project Manager

| Greater Boston Area

Acquia, is transforming the digital strategies of companies all over the world with our open cloud platform. We are passionate and relentlessly committed to helping our clients create digital experiences that are more relevant, personalized, and built for a fast-changing, always-connected, mobile-first world. Headquartered in the US, we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it. 

Acquia is looking to grow its Technical Project Management team. Technical Project Managers work within Engineering, and across various products and company-wide initiatives. You must have a deep knowledge of Agile, SDLC, and excellent verbal/written communication skills. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a fast-paced technical environment, has a passion for learning, and can create and facilitate a collaborative workplace.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with engineers to drive entire product lifecycle (from design, build, test and release), which includes coordinating efforts and facilitating discussion to ensure smooth delivery
  • Use Agile processes when interacting with various stakeholders, including product managers, product owners, engineering managers, design leads, QA, SREs, and other critical stakeholders to deliver high-quality features
  • Manage project schedules and track team tasks, which includes clarifying and driving project commitments and priorities, establishing and maintaining clear chains of accountability, and clearly communicating to project stakeholders
  • Address bottlenecks, which includes providing escalation management, anticipating and making tradeoffs, balancing the business needs versus technical constraints, and encouraging risk-taking behavior to maximize business benefit
  • Understand release interdependencies, which includes driving towards solutions for delivering complex, multi-tiered cloud systems
  • Take responsibility by owning release schedules and milestones, and keeping momentum high
  • Communicate effectively with off- and onshore teams to help build processes and maintain efficiency across cross-functional teams

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant industry experience delivering software
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, maturity, judgement, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills
  • Strong familiarity with Agile processes and software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and lead cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Passion to improve processes, increase velocity, and promote collaboration

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Location

Excellent, busy area close to Faneuil Hall with shopping and fun after-work options. Tons of varied and great lunch options - we have a great list!

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

The Boston office partnered with the Department of Children and Families to pair employees with the holiday wish lists of children in DCF care. In December, 2017, we helped fulfill the wishes of 200 children through gifts of toys and clothing.

Amy H.

Senior Talent Operations Partner

What projects are you most excited about?

I believe we will see even more significant technology-driven changes in our lives in the next decade or two . . . I am optimistic that the good in us will prevail and that we will achieve a more just society driven by technology. I am proud to be a part of the software industry which is a major factor in this technological advancement of humanity.

Radhika

Manager and Principal Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Our people are motivated by professional growth and development, and every day, there’s an opportunity to learn something new that can help you develop your career. We have a really strong peer-to-peer learning culture, and our internal mobility program encourages Acquians to explore new roles within the company.

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What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen

Additional Perks + Benefits

Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity, six weeks of adoption leave paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, comfortable space, common areas, game rooms, and Mac computers.

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