We’re looking for talented people with great attitude and solid values.

Agile Project Manager

Would you like to boost your career as an Agile Project Manager of online digital and software development projects? Would you like to spend your time at work speaking to the US and Western European clients, but also our Developers, Testers, and Management, learn about the latest trends, tools, and best practices, sometimes travel to meet clients?

Join our team and work with the best and most ambitious Ecommerce professionals around the world from our Warsaw office.

Spark Solutions is a software house that works mostly for US clients – ranging from startups to large Fortune 500 corporations. Because of years of our own Ecommerce startup experience and thousands of hours spent developing Ecomm solutions for US clients, our team is in a unique position to architect, design, deliver and maintain world-class solutions boosting our clients’ businesses.

But we need you to forge relationships, explore requirements, negotiate scope, estimate timelines, plan and execute, communicate and investigate, finally… celebrate, reward, and promote.

It’s an opportunity for the most passionate, determined, and hard-working PMs.

Join us if you have:

  • prior agile software development / interactive agency experience is a must-have
  • excellent written and spoken English – business and technical
  • passion for finding design & tech solutions to client’s business challenges
  • ability to work on a low technical level with our developers and testers
  • availability to work late on some weekdays (10-18)

Do not read below if you are not a good fit for those requirements.

Reading and understanding the job description below is the first test for our future Agile Project Manager.

As our Agile Project Manager your job will be to successfully conduct agile software development projects on a daily basis by communicating with key project stakeholders:

  • clients
  • developers and testers
  • company management

You might be the right match for us if you have one of the following professional backgrounds:

  • agile web app development
  • agile software development (other than web apps)
  • agile interactive solutions development
  • business process analysis and optimization or similar…

Having some prior experience as described above is a MUST. Our clients are VERY demanding and will not tolerate inexperienced PMs.

You will need to learn or perfect the following skills:

  • understanding and talking to developers on a low technical level
  • running projects in (not so strict) Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • using Jira or Pivotal Tracker – our project management tool of choice
  • mentoring and coaching Developers and Testers

At least twice a week you might have to work until 18.00 or 19.00 Warsaw time to communicate with US clients:

  • sprint planning on Monday or Tuesday
  • screen sharing on Thursday or Friday

We believe that a great Agile Project Manager should be:

  • smart and keen on learning new stuff
    • PM and technology-related
    • client industries related
    • business English as well as business etiquette in various countries
    • business negotiation, mediation, psychology
  • likable and possess a friendly personality
    • team player first – not a solo rockstar
    • able to motivate and verbally credit other team members
  • articulate in (business) English
    • a good listener
    • with good manners specific to US & UK (business) culture i.e. small talk
    • with conference call experience
    • polite but assertive within our company guidelines
  • proactive and very well organized
    • able to prioritize tasks
    • able to schedule and re-schedule client calls
    • able to deal with obstacles and blockers
    • able to search for solutions and convince stakeholders to gain their support
    • proactive in communicating with all stakeholders
    • very end-result oriented
  • of the highest integrity
    • honest – we value honesty even in case of bad news and never ever punish the messenger
    • loyal to the company first

We offer you:

  • progressing compensation in the range of 8000-15000 PLN netto depending on experience and skills (faktura vat/umowa o dzieło/zlecenie)
  • Free private medical insurance
  • Free sports club card
  • Exciting projects for international clients
  • Feedback sessions every 6 months
  • MacBook laptop
  • Office in the Warsaw center 2 minutes from metro / underground or REMOTE work
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave

Spark Solutions team

The controller of your personal data is Spark Solutions Sp. z o.o. (Jasna 15 Street, Warsaw). The data will be processed for purposes related to the fulfillment of legal obligations (an employment contract), in order to carry out the recruitment process (B2B contract) and to establish, defend or enforce claims. You have the following rights: right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restriction of processing, right to object, right to data portability, and right to lodge a complaint with the national supervisory. You also have the right to withdraw your consent, but the withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing which was made on the basis of consent before its withdrawal. Read the Privacy Note for further details.

Sounds like a perfect job for you?
8.000-15.000 + VAT PLN
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The controller of your personal data is Spark Solutions Sp. z o.o. (Jasna 15 Street, Warsaw). The data will be processed for purposes related to the fulfillment of legal obligations (an employment contract), in order to carry out the recruitment process (B2B contract) and to establish, defend or enforce claims. You have the following rights: right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restriction of processing, right to object, right to data portability, and right to lodge a complaint with the national supervisory. You also have the right to withdraw your consent, but the withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing which was made on the basis of consent before its withdrawal. Read the Privacy Note for further details.

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