Technical Project Manager

San Francisco
Role Description
As a Technical Project Manager at Stellar, you will be a key figure in the development and adoption of the Stellar network globally. We’re looking for someone hands-on, resourceful, and flawlessly organized to drive the initiatives of our growing, world class development team. You will coordinate and direct large-scale client integrations onto our network and will help lead our most strategic internal projects related to user engagement and adoption.

Manage, plan, and direct development activities from launch to completion with overall responsibility for delivering high-quality deliverables on time and on budget
Create and manage regular project and daily team meetings: Focus team on essential milestones and unlocking technical issues
Steer multiple, competing priorities with suitable urgency to drive issues to completion
Perform analysis, manage risk, and identify and drive necessary course corrections
Capture and communicate meeting notes and actions and follow up on action items as needed
Share project process frameworks, tools, and best practices that can be adopted throughout the organization
Liaison productively with clients and be the point of contact for project-related needs
Track and communicate project schedules and milestones
Participate in technical discussions, ask probing questions, and work with the team to pull together scoping, schedules, and solutions to issues
Implement continuous improvements to the engineering organization and the project management process

5+ years of experience managing software development projects, some of which took place in a startup or small company environment
Track record of success and leadership demonstrated by a clear progression into roles of increasing responsibility
Experience in Agile and Lean software delivery, Scrum experience preferred
Excellent client-facing and customer service skills
Ability to identify new business opportunities during client engagements
Excellent time management, financial management, and leadership skills
Proven ability to multi-task, work with tight deadlines, and prioritize tasks
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Enthusiasm for working in a startup environment
Curiosity about blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies a big plus

About Stellar
The Stellar network is an open payment platform that allows individuals, businesses, and institutions anywhere in the world to send money in any currency at a very low cost. Stellar's goal is to transform financial systems by making money as easy to send as an email. The Stellar network is a peer-to-peer distributed global database, often referred to as blockchain technology. We have chosen to keep our code open-source in order to promote an inclusive software ecosystem that anyone can build upon and use.