Project Manager

Company Overview

Spark Equation is a software-enabled IT and strategy consulting firm operating at the intersection of strategy, product architecture, and engineering to optimize solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. We harness data, analytics, and engineering expertise to give organizations a clear path to gain industry leadership and improve performance. 

When we combine our partnership and transparent business methods, we bridge the gap between strategy and execution, equipping clients with an exceptional level of competitiveness to transform their business. Our teams are equipped with the knowledge and experience to address every facet of how data and software affect a client’s organization and efficiency.

Our mission is to build intelligent software solutions that power business innovation, agility, and growth.

We believe in Building Software That Works® through precision, innovation, and an engineering mindset. Engaging and empowering intelligent, bold, and passionate people to do the right things, the better way.

Position Summary

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Solution Owner in ensuring the success of the project (communication in English)
  • Ensure effective communication and transparency between team members, clients, and other project participants
  • Liaise with clients to determine the requirements, scope and objectives of the project
  • Analyze and understand current problems and conflicts in the work of teams
  • Creation and support of complex project documentation, plans and reports
  • Formation of a work plan for the project, organization of work on it and control of the achievement of results and project effectiveness
  • Organization of project team meetings, coordination of project team interaction

Qualifications/Skills

  • Ability to manage the teamwork process in software development
  • Written and Spoken English (Upper intermediate and above)
  • Having leadership qualities, the ability to motivate employees, resolve conflicts and make difficult decisions
  • Ability to allocate time working with employees, clients and management
  • Understanding SDLC, Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • Understanding of the financial component of projects, the ability to manage the economic indicators of the project and the willingness to take responsibility for them
  • Having analytical skills to solve problems that may arise, analyze data and make decisions that affect the project
  • Experience in managing more than one project
  • Methodology, accuracy, attention to detail
  • Availability of specialized technical or economic higher education
  • Over 5 years of experience in the IT field

Would be an advantage

  • Experience in analyzing, modeling and describing business processes and IT system requirements
  • Ability and willingness, if necessary, to actively participate in design processes
  • Ability to manage and maintain the project budget
  • PMP certificate

Benefits

Conditions

  • Remote work 5/2 from 10 to 19 (Moscow standard time)
  • Become part of a strong team
  • Interesting and important tasks
  • Work only with foreign customers according to modern standards
  • Opportunity for growth within the company, both in technical and managerial directions (we are expanding rapidly)

Compensation

  • High salary (top 10% in the market)
  • Regular revision of the salary based on the review results
  • Official employment

Benefits

  • VHI policy with dentistry (after passing the probationary period)
  • Annual budget for each employee for development and training
  • Ability to participate in Russian and international conferences (for international you need spoken English)
  • Possibility of business trips to the office in Chicago, USA (spoken English is required)
  • Legal assistance (including in obtaining visa)

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