Technical Project Manager

Job Summary
Location: Plano, TX
Department: Engineering
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience: Mid-Level

YourCause is a leading provider of Corporate Social Responsibility software and services.  We are a fun group of people who share a vision of building REAL meaningful connections with our clients, their employees, and the nonprofit community.  We are PASSIONATE in tackling all challenges as a team by utilizing our collective creativity and innovation.  Unlike other companies, we are DEDICATED about never taking a percentage of any donation, ever.

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager who brings exceptional facilitation and servant leadership skills with a strong grasp of agile techniques and principles while being equally adept with IT concepts. This forward-thinking individual will work with a team of Project Managers and Product Owners on multiple SaaS based projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Leading technical brainstorming sessions to build SaaS solutions
  • Ability to design and generate workflows to aid development
  • Communicating the technical vision to the business divisions
  • Responsible for facilitating all sprint ceremonies within team
  • Monitor and Document KPIs associated to the development cycles
  • Coach the team on agile principles

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of practical experience with medium to large Scrum/ Kanban teams
  • Previous experience working with fast-paced engineering teams
  • Previous experience with task management tools like JIRA
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent Project Management Experience
  • Strong leadership abilities applied through servant leadership
  • Proven critical thinking and problem solving ability
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Excellent grammar and business writing skills

Additional Qualifications:

  • The ability to work with all levels of management and staff
  • SaaS based project(s) experience
  • PMI-ACP, CSM certification

About YourCause

YourCause, LLC is a SaaS provider of corporate solutions for employee engagement tools within the corporate social responsibility (CSR) niche through its tool CSRconnect.  The platform now supports over 2 million employees.  YourCause provides users with a diverse set of online tools that allow them the ability to showcase their cause, respond to a disaster, fundraise or volunteer for a non-profit, or use the tools provided to promote their cause to family, friends, and co-workers.

What to expect at YourCause

  • A fast moving, technology-first organization with a ‘scrappy’ mentality
  • We work hard.  We play hard
  • An entrepreneurial spirit baked into our culture
  • An open, collaborative environment and office layout
  • Fun stuff: ping-pong tables, company lunches, comfortable lounge area, gym, etc.
  • Company volunteer opportunities
  • Full benefits including: health insurance, 401k, flexible vacation