Software Project Manager - remote

Illuminate Education - Remote - Full time

Position Overview

The Illuminate Software Project Manager is responsible for overseeing a variety of cross functional projects from beginning to end. Responsibilities include developing a project charter, communication plan, documenting milestones and tasks, and tracking the status of the project over time. This role will facilitate ensuring the scope, schedule, risks/issues, monitoring, and closing of projects is effective and efficient. The project manager role is part of the Operations team within the Illuminate PMO. This role requires someone technical with business analysis experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with project teams to plan and implement projects.
  • Monitor and report on project progress and assess the results of project.
  • Ensure that tasks are being completed and progressing against timeline.
  • Oversee multiple projects from beginning to end.
  • Ensure that all project deliverables are completed.
  • Participate in defining project scope, goals, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Support task definition and required resource allocation.
  • Providing partnership, facilitation, and support to the project team.
  • Identify and facilitate removal of risks/issues the teams face.
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project goals.
  • Organize cross-team communications.

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Project management discipline expertise / practice.
  • PMP Certification
  • Business Analysis experience.
  • Experience with complex technical projects.
  • Diagramming experience such as Microsoft Visio, Miro, or Lucidchart.
  • Excellent time and task management.
  • Thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and sees the big picture.
  • Results driven, but flexible.
  • Ability to facilitate conversations, including challenging contexts.

Preferred Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • EdTech experience a plus.
  • Experience using Atlassian products (Confluence & Jira) a plus.
  • Data and integration project experience a plus.

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    Project Management

    Experience Level

    Mid Level

    Illuminate Education

    Illuminate Education partners with K-12 educators to equip them with data to serve the whole child and reach new levels of student performance.
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