Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

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About Community Data Platforms

Community Data Platforms is on a mission to help leaders better understand and better serve their communities by leveraging commercial and public data sets, developing advanced data solutions, and delivering actionable insights to leaders’ most urgent questions.

Leaders of the largest organizations in the country admit they don’t understand communities well. It’s where they sell billions of dollars of products and develop policies that affect millions of people. And yet, they admit they make decisions based on anecdotes. While data are used for all sorts of business decisions, no one has ever aggregated multi-source data and developed an analytics team dedicated to providing clarity about communities – the places where millions of Americans live, work, and receive services.

CDP is developing the “community data” category and intends to “own” it. We believe communities get smarter and stronger by using evidence-based decision making. With a five-year goal of serving 100 communities, CDP believes it can support data-driven decision-making among governments, businesses, and nonprofits, leading to better outcomes across a range of critical community functions.

Working with Community Data Platforms

Community Data Platforms is working with leaders across the country to solve problems in policy areas including healthcare, housing, and transportation. We’re looking for ambitious and resourceful people to join a rapidly growing start-up serving communities across the country.

  • A culture of intellectual humility and a passion for understanding the world around us (we don’t care who’s right – we care what’s right!)
  • Working with driven and intellectually curious people who are experts in their fields
  • A close-knit team that is devoted to a common mission
  • The opportunity to be involved at a critical stage as CDP moves from “start-up” to “scale-up” with enormous potential
  • Being at the forefront of the big data wave and its application to enterprise and community organization users
  • Remote working environment – you set your own hours and complete your work on your own time – no micromanaging!
  • Huge growth potential for correct candidate
  • Competitive salary

Job Description:

The technical data project manager (TPM) is in charge of handling all aspects of technical projects, and is responsible for initiating programs, following their progress, and serving as support providers. TPM coordinates efforts among workers and outside vendors, as well as develops effective schedules and suggests action items necessary to successfully complete the project.

In addition to these tasks, technical project managers TPMs track issues and implement solutions in a prompt manner. They must effectively communicate project status and suggest changes to use company resources more efficiently. They promote brainstorming amongst the team to create solutions to constraints using their technical expertise and experience, as well as provide expertise for escalated quality problems and anticipate bottlenecks in the development cycle. Additionally, TPMs identify technical impacts on the organization as they relate to business requirements. They define strategies, regularly participate in executive meetings to present their progress, and share project information with other professionals in their organization.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous experience in a similar technical position can be helpful especially in the world of data. Additionally, leadership or management experience is key. TPMs must also be problem-solvers with excellent leadership skills who can motivate employees to reach all company objectives. They must work effectively on their own, as well as in a team setting with other managers. Position can be full or part-time. Huge growth potential for correct candidate. Competitive salary.

Technical Program Manager (TPM) Tasks

  • Drive new products and features through the development process.
  • Gather and create product requirements and specifications.
  • Ensure project meets deadlines and is completed within budget.
  • Provide leadership to functional teams.

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