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Technical Project Manager

Website OnDeck

OnDeck is the largest online small business lender in the U.S.

At OnDeck, we make small business a big deal. We’re improving the world’s economic landscape by changing the way small businesses access capital. We care intensely about each other, our company and the customers we serve, and are committed to making every day count.

We are looking for a passionate Technical Project Manager to join OnDeck to work with our Enterprise Value Stream, the group at OnDeck with the mission to support all aspects of our technical stack. The Enterprise Value Stream is comprised of our DevOps, Data Engineering, Cybersecurity, and TechOps teams.

You will be responsible for delivery of our Enterprise projects by enabling great collaboration across the Enterprise tech teams and their stakeholders. Your job will be to amplify the effectiveness of these complex, cross-disciplinary teams, by providing visibility to their projects and keeping teams on track for their highest priority work.

As a Technical Project Manager at OnDeck you will:

Manage technical projects throughout their life cycle. Working with various teams and stakeholders, you will manage intake and prioritization of new requests. You will have a broad array of responsibilities including:

Project Management (primary responsibility)
Establish, track, and communicate milestones and delivery dates
Work closely with other project managers to deliver cross-functional technical projects
Work with vendors to establish Statements of Work and manage deliverables and budget
Support project management best practices
Track action items and decisions
Ensure project status is communicated
Identify stakeholders – who needs to be involved, who needs to be aware.
Identify work streams and teams potentially impacted by new functionality
Ensure central source of project information is created & maintained
Facilitate effective meetings and ensure the team is collaborating at appropriate intervals
Ensure engagement and sign-offs from all stakeholders
Help resolve blockers when they are identified
Help make your project team be great
Necessary qualifications for success:

You have at least 5 years working in technical project/program management roles, preferably in enterprise level projects working with DevOps, Security, and back-end teams across complex systems
You have experience running large, cross-functional technical projects and can easily communicate status at a moment’s notice
You have experience with vendor management
You have practical experience with agile and lean values, principles, and techniques
You are flexible, culturally sensitive and use your judgment to apply the model and approach that best fit with the context
You confidently and coherently communicate across the organization, translating complex ideas and articulating trade-offs and challenges for stakeholders.
You’re a supreme communicator within your team and bring clarity to the projects you take on: defining goals and success measures, freeing up lines of communication, identifying and removing blockers, encouraging collaboration, and, most importantly, continuously looking for ways to improve how we work.
You are the glue that keeps projects together from conception to implementation. You ensure the right people across the organization are coming together to collaborate and deliver on functionality that moves the business forward.
You are a champion of awesome!

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