Technical Project Manager

| Greater LA Area
InStride is the global learning services enterprise for employers to provide career-boosting and life-changing educational degrees and credentials to their employees, through the highest- quality universities and colleges. We aim to become the indispensable human capital partner of employers, helping transform them into learning enterprises and unlocking the full potential of the university ecosystem.
As a public-benefit corporation, InStride was formed as a partnership between the industry-leading corporate online education arm ofArizona State University (ASU) and theTPG RISE fund. Building on the university’s successful corporate partnerships with companies likeStarbucks andUber, thousands of degrees from best-in-class public universities will be earned, workplace skills improved, key talent retained and employees lives’ positively impacted.
Role Overview
Reporting to the Sr. IT Manager, the Technical Project Manager will be responsible for:
Working with the Sr. IT Manager, IT Service Operations Manager, and IT Systems Administrator to scope, budget, and plan for the overall internal technology roadmap and project forecast
Establishing and implementing training and continuous learning for InStride employees as new tools and services are implemented.
Holding regular team meetings to determine progress, challenges, and questions regarding ongoing projects
Create and own a method for the change management lifecycle 
Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by the standards of scope, budget, and timeline
Working with business stakeholders, IT Service Operations Manager, and IT Systems Administrator to develop comprehensive project plans as they apply to internal technology and implementations
Standardizing and documenting systems, processes, and workflows as they apply to the overall project management lifecycle. 
Ideal Profile
Technology experience in enterprise software, education technology, consumer internet, or related industries
Thorough understanding of the ITIL, Agile, and Scrum methodologies. 
Demonstrated success and understanding of diverse IT Systems, especially cloud applications and services
Advanced knowledge of information technology and development workflows/lifecycles
Excited by the challenge of helping to build a world-class technology team that delivers white glove service 
Exposure to enterprise level tools and systems such as GSuite, Okta, HRIS, JIRA, and AWS 
Ability to facilitate and enable people to collaborate with each other; and promote collaboration with partners e.g. with Universities, corporate clients and the team
High EQ, comfort with ambiguity and a “no job too small” startup mentality
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Dynamo DBDatabases
    • AWS RDSDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • WrikeManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Located in Downtown Los Angeles, enjoy a collaborative and energetic workspace accessible by public transportation.

What are InStride Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Our game room is shared and includes ping pong, pool and a wine fridge.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Recreational Clubs
Our clubs are growing but here are a few. Our Supper Club for foodies. Our Give Back program to support our local community. Our weekly Creative Juices on Wednesdays to think outside the box.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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