Technical Project Manager - Boston

Location: Boston, MA

Department: Managed Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About the Technical Project Manager Position
Working in Verndale's Managed Services department, the Technical Project Manager is the primary point of contact for clients.This person will be tasked with gathering business requirements for client change and feature requests and synthesizing them into functional specifications and tasks for Verndale engineers. In addition to possessing solid coordination skills and the ability to learn quickly, the Technical Project Manager should also be strategically minded, ensuring that both Verndale and our clients do not lose sight of long-term strategic goals even when working on smaller, tactical fixes to client environments.
 
The ideal candidate for this position will enjoy working in a dynamic environment with a wide variety of clients, technologies, and processes. They should be comfortable managing a high volume of client projects simultaneously and will not be distracted by the need to frequently shift contexts in order to address varied client issues and technical environments.
 
Responsibilities

  • Work with Engineers to architect solutions that resolve client issues and deliver new features across multiple domains including digital strategy, visual design, user experience, and engineering.
  • Work with both internal teams and clients to plan and execute sprints in an agile development environment.
  • Work closely with clients as well as Verndale's Application Services and Engineering teams to scope, communicate, and deliver bug fixes and new features for clients.
  • Work with clients and internal teams to ensure that all work is in line with clients' short- and long-term strategic goals.
  • Communicate regularly with clients, account managers, and engineering to review existing work items and identify new issues and opportunities.
  • Keep up to date on a broad spectrum of technologies, recognizing when new technologies or updates offer new opportunities for clients.

 
Qualifications​

  • Experience communicating with clients on frequent basis is a must
  • 3 + years experience as a Project Manager managing multiple web project simultaneously
  • Some experience with web content management systems (Sitecore, Episerver, and Kentico are a plus)
  • Analytical and systematic thinker 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Strong attention to detail as well as strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Agency experience is a plus
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle, particularly for web-based software
  • Solid understanding of fundamentals of computer networking and the Internet

Ten great reasons to work for Verndale
1. Rapid growth company of 19 years maintaining start-up company feel
2. Laser focus on cutting-edge technology and killer service offerings to clients
3. Internal promotions that are frequent and do not take years to achieve
4. Collaborative, open, work environment and no formal dress code
5. Beautiful new HQ building in Boston; easily accessible to the train and free street parking
6. Company that values collaboration and communication 
7. Free lunch Fridays at noon and drinks at 3:00pm
8. Dog friendly office – woof!
9. Flexible schedule options to support work/life integration 
10. Nine company paid holidays and 3 weeks paid vacation at date of hire

About Verndale

Verndale is the marketing technology agency that brands call when they want to connect with their customers in a more meaningful way. It designs, builds and evolves brand experiences that mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies use to bring their products and services to life for their always-on customers.

 Verndale offers unparalleled strategy, experience design, technology and post-launch managed services. With an all-star team made up of pure technologists and digital, brand and creative pioneers, Verndale understands the operational, organizational and technological demands posed on an enterprise that wants to extend sophisticated, connected experiences to their customers. It can work across centralized and siloed business units in a brand to create a cohesive front to back-end strategy that both technology and marketing leaders love, while extending and maintaining engaging experiences that the brand’s customers will also love.   

One of the largest independent agencies in the industry, Verndale is headquartered in Boston and has five offices across the United States. Global operations in Quito, Ecuador and Bangalore, India power Verndale’s global delivery model, which provides application efficiency, stability and value to its customers.

 Lean more about Verndale at www.verndale.com

 

Compensation & Benefits
Verndale is proud of the fun, diverse, and respectful company environment we enjoy on a daily basis. Competitive compensation and comprehensive coverage for medical, dental, life, disability and a 401(k) savings plan with company match are offered to all full-time employees.  Ample company paid holidays and personal time off make having a work-life balance possible.  For some roles working from home on an as-needed basis is a definite possibility; we believe in hiring the best and keeping our own happy and motivated.

Verndale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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