Technology Project Manager at Gear Up Sports
Hillsboro, OR, US
Company: gearUP’s mission is to inspire and unite teams with customized gear for work and play. Everything we do is designed to ease the burden on managers and coordinators in dealing with uniforms and apparel. We are differentiated in the market via a unique eCommerce platform that enables parents, athletes, and employees to order their own items and ship direct to their home or business in two weeks or less. We are an authorized team dealer for Nike and Carhartt. We have been one of the fastest growing companies in the Pacific Northwest since 2018. Now is a great time to join our rapidly expanding business team!

Position Summary: As our Technology Project Manager, you will assist in developing and launching our new business operating system. You will be responsible for developing and managing technology projects as well as the associated cost, time, and cope. Project management responsibilities include project plan development, communication plan development, task allocation plan, and milestones identification.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Create and manage project plans
  • Define project schedules, allocate resources, and monitor progress on projects
  • Align project objectives with company goals, and make sure project team is clear on objectives
  • Deliver and install technology solutions on time and within budget
  • Assist project team with design and development tasks
  • Lead process of issue identification and resolution
  • Manage risk tracking processes
  • Monitor and manage scope of projects
  • Create and manage workflow documents such as backlogs, velocity and burn down charts, etc.
  • Work multiple projects simultaneously
  • Foster and cultivate partnerships with customers, stakeholders, and sponsors
  • Manage distributed domestic and international software development teams
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • A reputation for taking initiative, setting goals, and getting things done
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Thrives and excels in a collaborative environment
  • The ability to efficiently manage and organize several projects at one time while also being able to switch projects midstream as needed
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Unwavering ability to maintain a customer-focused mindset
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills between customers, teams, and stakeholders at multiple levels
  • Embodiment of a passion for continuous improvement, innovation, and doing things right the first time
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, with a team-player mindset and spirit

Experience and Education:
  • Agile project management experience required
  • Knowledge of and experience with related software tools
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an information technology project management role
  • Project Management Certification strongly preferred, ITIL or ITSM a plus

Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Prolonged periods of typing and hand/wrist movements to operate a computer mouse
  • Viewing computer monitors for extended periods of time

Benefits: gearUP offers competitive pay and benefits including paid time off, paid holidays, health/vision/dental insurance, 401(k) Plan with match, FSA Plan, EAP Plan, and product discounts.