Annapolis, MD, United States
Jun 07, 2023
Sr. Technical Project Manager
Date: Jun 7, 2023
Location: Remote, US
Company: Under Armour
Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.
The Under Armour DTC Delivery Team is seeking a Sr. Technology Project Manager to join our team of project and program management professionals. As a member of the Delivery Team, you will work closely with Product Management, Design, Engineering, QA, Supplier Partners, and other business stakeholders to coordinate the delivery of digital products and features. We need someone who is detail-oriented, superior ability to communicate, excellent at team motivation & accountability, and committed to delivering on time, with a high-quality bar. It doesn’t hurt if you are passionate about sport and the latest fitness gear. This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of the Under Armour team, building the latest in digital & physical products that make you better.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
You lead complex projects that could span across multiple cross functional teams responsible for building frictionless digital and physical retail experiences.
You direct activities across cross-functional teams (Digital Product, UX Design, Retail Technology, Engineering, Product & Supply Chain Applications, QA, etc.), and proactively identify and manage dependencies across them.
You inspire teamwork without direct reporting authority and focus your energies on the health of your product development team.
You bridge gaps between the Product Owner and the Development team, partnering with Product to ensure the product backlog is in good shape and ready for development.
You conduct Agile ceremonies, including Daily Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Sprint Reviews and Demos.
You coordinate keeping project artifacts up to date in UA business systems like Sharepoint, Smartsheet, Service Now, Confluence and JIRA and are responsible for creating project monitoring tools like weekly status reports, project health dashboards and risk and decision logs to avoid project pitfalls.
You escalate issues and impacts to delivery timelines and work proactively with teams to remove barriers to project execution.
You are the liaison to teammates outside the core product development team, such as Omni Channel, Loyalty, Enterprise Data Management, Cyber Security and Legal teams, and help them interact with your team.
You innovate with the wider DTC Delivery team to create a strategy for programs & projects to ship more effectively.
Reports status on project commitments and team objectives to all levels of the organization, catering your message for each audience.
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Knowledge of waterfall, agile principles, scrum and scaled agile methodologies.
Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of successful project management.
Acute attention to detail and exemplary communication & organization skills.
Proficiency in software dependency management across technology stacks, for example middleware services, web, and native applications.
Flexibility to help teams execute without perfect process or overbearing checklists.
Coordinate with third party vendors and remote teams so your team can deliver against commitments.
Knows the difference between process that adds value vs. process that impedes teams.
Appreciates attention to detail and what it takes to build a project plan.
Hands-on experience with JIRA/Confluence or Service Now
Experience delivering consumer software products – either as a sr. business analyst, sr. software developer or sr. project manager.
Experience coordinating software releases across multiple teams, including external groups like customer support and marketing teams.
Education And / Or Experience
8 years of experience working in a cross-functional team environment with a track record of being a part of software projects in a fast-paced environment.
Location: Home Office
Return To Work Designation: Fully Remote
Licenses/Certifications: PMP and/or Certified Scrum Master considered a plus
Salary and Relocation
No Relocation Provided
Base Compensation Range: $94,000 - $130,000
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.