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.
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.
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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