Open Position: Technical Project Manager

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

The Vision: 

YouVersion is looking for a unique individual with a mixture of people and project management skills. With more than 110 million installs and a vision exceeding 1 billion, the YouVersion team continues to grow and evolve in an effort to appropriately steward the opportunities brought our way. This is a key position on the team offering leadership, coordination and cohesiveness to a dynamic, fast moving, engineering team.

You Are:

  • Passionate about the mission of YouVersion: helping people engage with the Bible
  • A highly organized individual who has an innate ability to coordinate complex projects
  • Able to communicate effectively in person, email, and video with engineers about product details and work through a variety of technical options
  • Not intimidated by providing frequent, constructive feedback
  • Comfortable diving into the details
  • A leader to whom others naturally look to for guidance

You Should:

  • Have great communication and time management skills
  • Be a servant leader who is willing to do whatever it takes to make the team successful
  • Have experience in an agile environment
  • Be just as comfortable working with people as you are with technology
  • Have recent experience managing and leading people
  • Be someone who can coordinate software development sprints while also tackling managerial responsibilities
  • Have great interpersonal skills and be a good listener
  • Place the success of the organization and mission ahead of individual ideas or goals
  • Have a strong work ethic and not be afraid to go the extra mile when the task or deadline calls for it

You Will Be:

  • Overseeing the development of each direct report in a high feedback culture with regular performance reviews
  • Recruiting and hiring new engineers and helping them assimilate into the team
  • Supervise the development team’s technical strategy and roadmap
  • Coordinating engineering efforts of backend teams with front end (apps) teams
  • Motivating engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems in an effort to quickly and frequently ship new products and features
  • Running an agile and iterative project management process across teams, including sprint planning, and regular check­ins
  • Carrying out the above in a fun, casual atmosphere where everyone takes the mission very seriously, but no one takes themselves very seriously
  • Providing regular feedback and project status reports to stakeholders and management
  • Partnering with all management and stakeholders of the product and managing execution from concept to production

If you’re convinced you’re the right person for the job, apply here.