Verbit Published: December 27, 2020
Job Type
Level of education
Undergraduate
Spoken Language needed
Hebrew
Level of Hebrew
Fluent
Location of job
Tel Aviv/ Ramat Gan
How many relevant years experience do you require for the role:
More than 3 years

Description

Verbit’s smart transcription and captioning solution harnesses the power of artificial and human intelligence to provide over 99% accuracy, industry-leading turnaround time, and on-demand live transcription services. Our adaptive AI technology is customized for the higher education, media, enterprise and legal industries. The company has more than 100 employees in Tel Aviv, Kyiv and NY and has secured $125M of financing to date.

Our team is looking for a brilliant and experienced Technical Project Manager, Scrum champion, that will be responsible to effectively and efficiently manage the development sprints from planning to execution to review in an agile development environment. Your role will include managing the product backlog, collaborating on requirement documentation, managing support tickets, and unblocking barriers to keep the team moving. You will be responsible to communicate and collaborate primarily with the engineering, customer success, support, and senior management teams. The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate with cross-functional teams, demonstrate strong leadership abilities, and have the desire to be part of a fast-growing company where you’ll have the opportunity to guide the development of our portfolio of products.

What you will do:

- Assist and communicate with product and R&D management in decision-making, program management, Quarterly planning and initiative implementation.
- Facilitate daily stand-up, iteration planning, sprint retrospective
- Manage the engineering development projects and facilitates sprint releases
- Guide the team in time estimating practices and facilitate team estimates
- Drive team sprint execution, communicate with management and stakeholders, protect the team from an uncontrolled injection of work (changes are evaluated/intentional)
- Manage project conflicts, challenges and dynamic business requirements to keep operations running at a high performance
- Work with the team leads to resolve people problems and project roadblocks
- Able to do post mortem and root cause analysis to help teams continuously improve their practices to ensure maximum productivity
- Leads team effort in relentless continuous improvement, define and implement improvement stories to increase the velocity and quality of the program
- Implement and support principles, rules and processes
- Proactively identify and eliminate impediments and facilitate flow, maintain team data in project management software (JIRA) to support estimates and execution
- Present high-level project readouts for senior management
- Supports product owner(s) with intra-team dynamics with respect to priorities and scope
- Manage other special projects as assigned

Requirements

- Minimum 5 years of project management experience and 2 years leading sprints
- Demonstrable expertise of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, etc.
- Thrives in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
- Expert coach on implementation of agile scrum
- Deep understanding of the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
- Strong knowledge of Scrum theory, rules and practices
- Strong understanding of SDLC and Agile procedures to predict the development teams’ needs
- Deep understanding of agile metrics (tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.) to analyze and continuously improve team execution
- Ability to understand and represent both the business and technology
- Excellent communicator
- Self-motivated, organized
- BA/BSc degree or equivalent work experience
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