Project Manager (Independent Contractor)

 Wolfram
 April 8, 2021
 Remote

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, is searching for a proactive individual with exceptional interpersonal, research, presentation and organizational skills for a new Project Manager position at Wolfram Research. This Project Manager will be responsible for planning and coordinating a broad range of development activities for the user interface, mobile development and user experience teams at Wolfram. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment and, importantly, has a passion for discovering and testing new technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating projects for the user interface, user experience and mobile groups
  • Monitoring the status and addressing risk and resource issues for the entire lifecycle of projects
  • Identifying, conveying and tracking project milestones
  • Identifying dependencies upon other groups and communicating with relevant personnel across the company
  • Creating project and process documentation
  • Taking meeting notes, creating agendas and tracking action items
  • Maintaining and monitoring app store presence
  • Performing minor technical tasks as required

Requirements

  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams (for example, the user experience, design, web, technical content, quality assurance, support and product development teams)
  • High degree of initiative
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • A high degree of computer and technological literacy
  • Experience in software project management specifically is not required, but demonstrated experience managing large projects will be useful

Location: Remote

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.