Senior Agile Project Manager at iManage

| Chicago
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Position Overview

The Senior Agile Project Manager, Cloud Services is responsible for managing multiple concurrent projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment in support of iManage Cloud services. In this role, you will partner with Cloud Services team leads, product managers, program managers and business owners to optimize operational efficiency, implement agile best practices, manage priorities, manage and groom backlogs, track progress on project deliverables, and report project status within the larger organization. You will use your judgment and skill to tailor the project management approach to the scope and duration of the project, applying agile methodologies where they best fit and more traditional project management approaches as needed. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in agile methodologies and have experience managing technical projects involving software and infrastructure deployment. This position is based in Chicago, with travel likely to not exceed 10%.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with Cloud Services team leads to develop, implement and optimize an agile approach to cloud operations and infrastructure projects
  • Manage Cloud Services projects which enhance the iManage Cloud services including implementation of new technologies, new service offerings, and new processes
  • Work collaboratively with Cloud Services team leads and the Cloud Services Product Manager to prioritize projects based on the product and service delivery roadmap
  • Responsible for overall coordination and status reporting of project-oriented work efforts
  • Ensure that project requirements and deliverables are well understood prior to project initiation, and documented in Jira with specific project tasks identified.
  • Track project-related tasks and deliverables in Jira
  • Participate in sprint planning to ensure prioritization and scheduling of project tasks
  • Support the Cloud Services Team Leads in the grooming and management of backlogs
  • Facilitate the completion of project tasks without directly assigning or dictating the work
  • Report on project status to ensure enterprise visibility, including visibility for the iManage executive team
  • Raise visibility for any impediments to project success

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree required. Bachelor degree in a technical field preferred.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience managing software, infrastructure or data center deployment projects
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing projects using agile methods
  • Well-versed in the Agile methods and framework, including Kanban, Sprints and/or Scrums
  • Well-versed with Jira and Confluence
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects
  • Must display well-developed problem solving and critical thinking skills, with the ability to think creatively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information effectively
  • A team player who can adapt to and tap into the skill set of each person involved in a project
  • A self-motivated person, capable of working independently with minimal supervision
  • A positive attitude which generates enthusiasm among team members and encourages collaboration
  • PMP Certification is a plus
  • Experience with iManage Cloud Services is a plus

About iManage

iManage transforms how professionals in legal, accounting and financial services get work done by combining the power of artificial intelligence with market leading document and email management. iManage automates routine cognitive tasks, provides powerful insights and streamlines how professionals work while maintaining the highest level of security and governance over critical client and corporate data. Over one million professionals at over 3,000 organizations in over 65 countries – including more than 2,000 law firms and 500 corporate legal departments – rely on iManage to deliver great client work.

Learn more at: www.imanage.com 

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Location

With headquarters in the West Loop of Chicago, we have offices in London, Belfast, India, and the Bay Area!

An Insider's view of iManage

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

When it comes to work-life balance, life comes first, and our company knows this. It's great that I can take the time I need off to enjoy the "life" side.

Dave

Business Development

What does your typical day look like?

I learn something new everyday and I love that! iManage rewards growth with continuous opportunity for advancement and learning. Everyday is a day to tackle new challenges. I get to solve the industries toughest problems by using the latest cloud technologies.

Jaritza

Cloud Support Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Employees are given the freedom to expand and define their role. Everyone has their personal brand, and you can actually see how each individual plays an important part in our continued growth.

Grace

Cloud Renewals Program Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is to create a workplace that enables our employees to thrive and be happy. An environment where they can be their best selves, to grow professionally and intellectually. You are able to learn and try new ways of doing things; for example leveraging the latest technologies and applying them to solve interesting problems for our clients.

Neil

CEO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

My favourite thing about working for iManage is the people. The atmosphere in the office is always welcoming and friendly. It makes it more enjoyable working with people who are at all different levels in their career. The office has a good balance between senior and junior employees, all of whom are committed and passionate about the work they do.

Nadine

Software Engineer in Test

What are iManage Perks + Benefits

iManage Benefits Overview

Compensation and Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries based on market data. Our benefits include Health/Vision/Dental/Life insurance, 401k matching, performance bonuses, flexible working environment, and generous PTO.

Company Culture:
We have a collaborative open floor plan, casual dress code, company outings and team activities, happy hours, and offer commuter benefits!

Opportunity to learn new skills:
We're working with the latest tech, and you have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest. We offer training & development, lunch and learns, and constantly invest in our people. We also support getting qualifications and networking.

And More...
- Centrally located offices just short walks from major transit stations!
- We are in rapid growth stages, expanding FAST with no plans to slow down soon!
- Free snacks, breakfast on M/F, drinks + beer/wine
- Game room + Ping Pong table

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
iManage's team fitness initiatives include group Triathlon/Marathon training, step challenges, and more!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
iManage offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free bagel breakfast on Monday, and Friday. Tuesday's we have Cereal or Oatmeal options. Wednesday's we offer healthy snacks in the afternoon! Thursday's are fresh fruit delivery days.
Game Room
iManage's game room is filled with Ping Pong, Foosball and many board games. Play at your own risk; The ping pong table gets COMPETITIVE!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast provided a few days of the week! We also get healthy snack options delivered on Wednesdays.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Every year we set aside a budget for each department to spend on further education and development opportunities. Continuous learning is core to who we are!
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Every year iManage nominates an "Employee of the Year" award; where the winner is awarded a stipend to spend on a trip of their choosing. Our most recent winner went to Hawaii all expenses paid!

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