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Director of Project Management

Job Location US-CA
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/14/2022 2:14 PM)
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Director Project Management | Product Development Team
Remote | Full Time
Zonda is redefining the future of housing. We are perfectly placed in the heart of the fast-growing real estate industry. We are making big bets on the future of real-estate, trailblazing a 2030 vision for the industry. Here at Zonda, you’ll be able to use your passion and curiosity to drive the next generation of real estate analysts, advisors, and technologists.
Zonda is looking for a self-motivated, confident, and passionate Director of Project Management for the Product Development Team to evolve our Agile maturity. When you join our team, you’ll be in a unique position to make a change with every project.  This team's culture is a place with respect for ideas. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative - all working to build the future of housing.
The ideal candidate will work with multiple product related departments within the company to establish process to ensure efficient and on time delivery of products and projects.  You will have experience working in software development for companies with a variety of environments from start up, merger to legacy and a variety of maturity in terms of agile implementation.    
You will be responsible for the configuration, maintenance, and administration of Atlassian products (Jira Cloud Enterprise, Confluence Cloud, Plans and Jira Service Management).  You will create and modify custom workflows, post functions, automations, JQL queries, screens, fields, and custom dashboards.  You will evaluate and manage the usage of Atlassian add-ons to meet team and business needs.  As the company's lead Atlassian expert, you will work with teams to identify opportunities to use Jira to improve existing processes, gather requirements and options, communicate with stakeholders, and implement solutions.   In addition, you will create, manage and support all administrative functions associated with the Atlassian product suite, troubleshoot access and performance issues and provide on-going end user support and issue resolution. 
We are looking for a growth mindset, a strategic thinker, and a hands-on tactical executor.  As a Director of  Project Management for Product Development, you will need to be curious and highly adaptable to assess what works best for our company, while using best practices around Agile and project management.  With creating and iterating process, you will need to understand the end-to-end process for a software company and be able to document and train departments. You will motivate team members around continuous process improvements and progressing on multiple projects simultaneously.
The Director of Project Management will play a critical role in our business as we work to refine our products, post-merger of multiple acquisitions.
Required Skill Sets:
  • 3+ years’ experience administering Atlassian products (Jira, Cloud Enterprise, Confluence Cloud and Jira Service Management) 
  • Experience directly integrating Atlassan products with other systems via API or other integration tools such as Workato or Zapier.
  • Hands on experience using Jira Automation to create and modify existing custom automation rules.
  • 7+ years of project management experience in a variety of companies from start up to mature
  • Working experience of both Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Time management skills, especially familiarity with calendar management and goal setting
  • Experience in preparing process and training documentation
  • Strong resource planning
  • Understanding of SDLC and Release Process
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
Soft Skills
  • Growth mindset, strong strategic and process-driven thinker
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Driven problem solver with proven success in solving difficult problems
  • Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision
Preferred Education:
  • College Degree in Business, Marketing, Software
  • Certified in Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Integrations)
  • PMP (Preferred)
Here at Zonda, we are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.

About Us

Zonda provides data-driven housing market solutions to the homebuilding industry. From builders to building product manufacturers, mortgage clients, and multifamily executives, we work hand-in-hand with our customers to streamline access to housing data to empower smarter decisions. As a leading brand in residential construction, our mission is to advance the home building industry, because we believe better homes mean better lives and stronger communities.


Together, we are building the future of housing.


Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood | Meyers Research) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v


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