Agile Project Manager

Liferay is an open source company who cares deeply about people. At its core, our mission is to make useful technology so people can reach their full potential to serve others.
As Liferay continues to thrive, companies as diverse as Cisco and Sesame Street seek out Liferay Professional Services to help customize Liferay implementations. Sure, we've got some rockstar consultants, but they need someone who can lead them - someone who can plan projects, refine processes, build relationships with clients, put out fires, and in the end, be responsible for powerful and effective Liferay deployments. If you love being a hands-on visionary and being given the room to run, the new Project Manager position might be your cup of tea...or java.
Help high-performance teams and individuals to grow, challenge them to improve further and help them track through progress and clear any roadblock;
Manage customer deliverables using the Liferay Delivery Methodology €“ from strategy through user experience design to solution design, development, testing and deployment
Defining, gathering and analyzing requirements
Release planning and coordination within engineering teams.
Proactively communicate a clear picture to team members of what project success looks like, and working with client leadership to build the comprehensive plan to get there
Effectively manage project risks and issues, tracking status and resolutions to help the project stay on course to achieve targeted outcomes
Managing scope and change control through project phases, stages and milestones
Knowledge in Agile/Lean principles and practices
Excellent communication skills, team dynamics
Strong analytical skills
Passionate about continuous improvement and problem-solving
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
Prior experience managing projects using agile techniques (Scrum, Agile, XP, etc)
Excellent prioritization, organization, and time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate complex business solution concepts clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences
Proven history of project delivery and measurable customer value
Knowledge and experience in leading distributed cross functional teams; applying project management techniques in situations that involve a blend of resources from strategy through user experience design through development and deployment

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