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Agile Project Manager

Michigan Software Labs in Ada, MI, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Autonomy, Grow your skills, Great benefits, Amazing Team Culture”

Delivery Lead

The mission of the Delivery Practice at Michigan Labs is to facilitate effective projects to most efficiently deliver software that supports our clients. The Delivery Lead will own client relationships in order to help meet this need.

In partnership with our clients, the Delivery Lead discovers and defines client and user needs, creates a strategic roadmap to meet those needs, and builds a product backlog to deliver pieces of that roadmap. Once project execution begins, the Delivery Lead works as part of the agile project team to deliver on the backlog, ensuring that what's being built brings business value to our stakeholders as well as helping clients maintain an ongoing strategic roadmap.

At MichiganLabs, we focus on developing custom software solutions for medium-sized organizations all the way up to Fortune 500 companies in a wide variety of industries. You’ll work with an experienced, friendly team of software engineers, designers and clients to help improve the world.

Key Outcomes

  • Product strategy, roadmap and user story backlog discovered and designed in partnership with clients and their users

  • Project delivery plan tailored to each client and project

  • Cohesive, focused project teams who take personal ownership of their project and are aligned with clients on deliverables, priorities, schedule, and budget

  • High-quality, working software delivered at a sustainable pace that provides value to both the client’s business and their users

  • Nurtured client relationships

  • Agile coaching for employees and clients

  • Supporting Delivery Practice with development of project delivery processes and tools at MichiganLabs

Competencies

  • Demonstrated history of success with significant responsibilities

  • Proficient oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to support clients’ needs and develop warm client relationships

  • Capable of strong follow through in environments with competing priorities

  • Attitude of an encouraging coach

  • Strong multi-tasking skills

  • Enthusiasm for personal growth and development

You must:

  • Have a software background (education or work experience)

  • Have worked with one or more Agile frameworks

It'd be nice if:

  • You served on a large project team before

  • You have a consulting background

  • You were ScrumMaster or SAFe Certified

Why MichiganLabs?

MichiganLabs is a 9-year-old software company focused on code craftsmanship and delivering business value.

Here’s what we offer:

  • A competitive salary.

  • Work in Ada, Michigan in a brand new office. Option to work remote on Wednesdays.

  • A friendly, caring team who sets high standards for results and values a healthy work/life balance.

  • We use Slack to stay connected.

  • Our process relies on iterative development with weekly customer feedback

  • Sustainable Pace - General expectations are about 40 hour work weeks

  • Great healthcare and dental insurance. MichiganLabs will pay 100% of the premium for an employee, legal spouse, and children.

  • Paid vacation and time off.

  • 401(k) with a matching contribution. The company provides a one to one match for employee 401(k) contributions up to 3% of the employee's annual salary and .5% on the next 2% of employee contributions.

  • Ongoing professional development, including books, conferences and certifications.

  • Regular snacks and lunches. We enjoy company provided lunch every other Friday on our roof-top deck.

  • MichiganLabs recognizes twelve paid holidays each year:

  • New Year's Day

  • Good Friday

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving Day

  • Day After Thanksgiving

  • Christmas Day through New Year's Day

Interested? Let’s Talk.

If you want to learn more, drop us an email with your resume at

careers@michiganlabs.com or visit https://michiganlabs.com/careers

Here’s what will happen next:

  1. [Connect] Reach out to us. It’s that simple to get things started. https://michiganlabs.com/careers

  2. [Quick Response] A member of our Leadership Team will connect with you promptly - this will continue to happen throughout your journey because it’s really important to us to get to know you and be responsive to you.

  3. [30 min phone call] Show off your skills! This could take the form of a technical exercise or review of some of the projects you’ve worked on.

  4. [1 hour interview] We’ll have a conversation to determine the next steps that are best for us both. And whether you’re ready to join us now, or if it’s not the right fit yet, one thing is for sure: your experience will be positive and we’ll provide feedback and transparency every step of the way. We will offer an optional trial day.

  5. [1 hour lunch] Get the inside scoop on what a “day in the life” looks like with us by going out to lunch with us. Our treat.

  6. [Offer Letter!] We will check your references and then extend you a formal offer. Also, once you get your foot in the door, we take care of you.

Michigan Software Labs

About Michigan Software Labs:

MichiganLabs is a software development company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We develop software for mobile, web, IoT, and embedded devices across a wide range of industries. We’d love to talk.

Company website: http://www.michiganlabs.com

Company address: 452 Ada Drive SE Suite 300, Ada, Michigan 49301

Posted date: 9 days ago

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