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Senior Project Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 3-5 years of Project Management experience with proven expertise in Agile methodologies, concepts, practices, and standards
  • 2+ years experience leveraging software development and team collaboration tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheet, etc
  • Success at managing technical projects for distributed and remote teams across multiple locations and countries
  • Experienced in managing mobile app development, full stack software development projects in a CICD environment, and integration with third-party APIs. Experience in managing other technical areas, such as BI, Data Engineering, IT are nice to have
  • Practical experience working at a start-up pace with heavy virtual communications
  • Flexibility to respond to changing requirements and juggle multiple responsibilities
  • Must be comfortable working both as part of a team and independently - includes the ability to set priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities and follow through on assignments with minimal direction
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor others who are learning project management and Agile practices in a replicable, scalable way
  • Checked ego, a humble, empathetic, collaborative, service-oriented attitude of “customer first”
  • Global travel may be required once it is safe to do so
  • PMP, CSM certification nice to have
  • Support the delivery of products and initiatives using Agile practices and by serving as ScrumMaster for assigned teams
  • Work to improve the performance and sprint predictability of squads based on sprint velocity and cycle time, and use those agile metrics to sanity check roadmap commitments as needed
  • Participate in quarterly road mapping, bi-weekly check-ins, as well as continuous reporting and unblocking
  • Ensure collisions and/or dependencies are identified and planned for across all assigned projects and work with program leads of cross-squad initiatives to ensure roadmap alignment
Financial services for emerging markets
Company Overview
Tala's mission is to improve the financial lives of millions of people in developing markets by creating new, accessible financial services that are most relevant to their needs.
Company Values
  • Believe in People: Understand and dismantle bias. Uphold your commitments; have confidence in others’ ability to uphold theirs.
  • Listen and Learn: Make a point to engage with other points of view. Find out why. Turn learnings into action.
  • Prove Potential by Any Means: Cultivate curiosity. Ask questions relentlessly and thoughtfully experiment. Make data-driven decisions.
  • Challenge Our Limits: Embrace mistakes as opportunities for learning. Change what isn’t working. Power through adversity.