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Technical Project Manager

Location: UK, Croatia, Remote

Join our team either remotely or in one of two locations, London or Zagreb. This role can be based in any location, preferably within the Central European Time (CET) +/- 03:00 time zone.

The Team

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our engineering team responsible for delivering high-quality solutions to our customers around the globe in the world’s major industries like finance, manufacturing and utilities. As a project manager on the Solutions team, you will be directly engaging with Memgraph's customers, coordinate between them and the Solutions team and run projects from the beginning to end.

The Role

As a Technical Project Manager, you will be responsible for successful project planning and execution, customer experience and delivering high-quality results on schedule and within budget. You'll need to create detailed plans and priorities for project delivery, ensure resource availability and allocation, and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

This is a complex role requiring many interdisciplinary skills - you should have a good technical background and also great project management skills. You'll be developing scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility. It's essential to understand graph theory and algorithms to build realistic project timelines and to be able to map all requirements into actionable operational steps, as well as understand domain-specific technical requirements each project has. You’ll work very closely with deeply technical people and at the same time manage the roadmap and often non-technical stakeholders to ensure teams are on track.

Alongside the Project Management work, this role will involve aspects of Product and Account Management. In practice, the person will be feeding product feedback back to the Memgraph team and quantify the value of each feature. The person will also manage multiple users and observe the projects from a monetary perspective and participate in decision-making around which projects to further invest in. 

Requirements

Basic

  • 3+ years of experience in Project Management role in a product-led company
  • BSc college degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
  • Good technical background, with deep understanding or hands-on experience in software development 
  • Experience with project management tools like Jira, Asana, Basecamp or similar
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum-like environment
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills with ability to understand and explain issues from both a technical and business viewpoint
  • Being comfortable fostering collaboration with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that our product releases and major initiatives are successful
  • Being comfortable with working in a dynamic environment with multiple projects and requests simultaneously
  • Ability to foresee and assess risk, plan to mitigate risk and manage escalations or critical situations
  • Ability to work independently and remotely.


About Memgraph

We are a fast-growing startup in the enterprise software space focusing on developers and helping them solve some of the most complex problems out there using graphs. To depict the massive opportunity ahead, the graph database market is growing 100% year on year, and Gartner predicts the same growth in the future.

This job is a brilliant opportunity for anyone wanting to join still a fairly small, but highly ambitious and dynamic team of professionals, grow further within their area and beyond, have ownership over key aspects of the tech stack, and experience what a growing startup is.

Memgraph is backed by some amazing investors like M12 - Microsoft’s Venture Fund, Heavybit, Connect, and CounterView Capital. We are headquartered in London, UK, with offices in the UK and Zagreb, Croatia.

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Benefits

Working at Memgraph comes with some awesome perks which we are always working on improving!

Work-life balance

Remote work. Due to the coronavirus situation, work remotely from home with the occasional usage of the office as needed. 

Flexible working hours & time off. With flexible working policies, you’re not only in charge of where but also when you are going to work and when you unwind.

Home office set-up

Equipment for your home office. We provide all the necessary office equipment you need to start working from home, including laptop, monitor, desk, chair, headset, keyboard, mouse, etc.

Monthly work from home allowance, to pitch in for work-from-home costs, including monthly expenses like the Internet.

Health

Flexible sick-leave policy, one that allows you to take an extra day or two off now and then without the need for a doctor's note.

Health insurance & 100% paid sick leave. Preventive care can do a lot to help you stay healthy, but if you do fall ill, take time off from work without losing pay.

Gym membership allowance, to promote your physical and mental health.

And more

Fun events. We enjoy get-togethers and we also make them happen in the remote world. Thursdays are for pub quizzes and board games, and we’re always fishing for new ideas. 

Employee referral incentives, for those invested in the company's future and growth.

Dedicated time for research and learning. Perfect time to validate ideas, focus on work priorities or a side project.

Stock options. Equity stake that gives you a piece of a company's growth and success.