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Project Manager

Software Development | Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico | Full Time

Job Description

AthenaWorks is a company built by women and a diverse team of technologist who know what it takes to build a great company where truly everybody thrives.

We are driven to create a culture of empowerment for women in technology. An authentic culture that gives technologists from all corners of the world the freedom, flexibility and support to create best-in-class solutions in an unfettered way. We work in a lean, agile and collaborative way that gives all involved a voice and celebrates individual contributions. Our approach emphasizes equal pay, equal opportunity and a global level playing field that has no ceiling on advancement. 

Many companies are trying to be more diverse and inclusive but most of them fall short of just a promise. Either they have unconscious biases in their hiring processes or no processes to truly have an inclusive team.

At Athenaworks we are committed to create the best diverse workforce that works for all. If you are a technologist, looking to work on new projects, learn new skills and continue growing your career while having the flexibility you want then join us!

The Project Manager in the Guadalajara team is an important role within the company. This person is responsible for making sure core project knowledge and information flows seamlessly within the organization, in order to keep projects on track, within scope, and delivered on time.

The Project Manager oversees a project from start to finish: creates project plans, manages schedules, serves as a liaison among all stakeholders, and reports project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels as needed.

It is important that this person be able to track the progress of all tasks on the roadmap, and report this information to management (in both US and Mexico offices) on a regular basis.

Some of the daily tasks:

  - Be an advocate for the team, offering support and elevating issues when needed

  - Have an ability to act as a coach for members of the team, providing motivation and direction

  - Speaks both English and Spanish, to communicate effectively with our US team members

  - Likes to test products and provide feedback to developers

  - Enjoys product research and being an active part of the product and development effort

  - Be able to coordinate both internal and external resources, as needed

  - Be able to present concepts, and finished work, to the rest of the company

  - Be mindful of each team member's professional growth and help them achieve personal successes

We are looking for:

  • Experience leading projects and teams

  • At least 3 years of experience managing software development projects

  • Fluency in English

  • Ability to work with stakeholders to gather requirements 

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team-oriented environment

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Nice to haves:

    • Technical background desired but not required

    • Experience running Scrum teams

    • Love of photography a plus

If this sounds like a match! Great, apply today! If it doesn’t, don’t despair, if you are still interested to work at AthenaWorks, we have tons of opportunities coming up. Drop us a line and tell us about you, we’ll keep you posted as new opportunities arrive.