Technical Project Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Remote

Ok

Salary

Details: Salary commensurate with experience

Published:

04/12/2018

Application Deadline:

04/30/2018

Address

Indianapolis
Indiana
United States

Description

About

Do you bring out the best in the teams you lead? Do you enjoy tinkering with code and technology and get excited about the chance to lead a team to build cutting edge software? Do you want to save the world by advancing an open source healthcare platform serving millions of patients in developing countries? Are you willing to work with people across timelines and cultures?


We are looking for a Technical Project Manager who understands enough about technology not only to lead a team of developers in realizing a vision, but also help define the design the vision. We need someone who sees technology, process, and systems problems and is driven to fix them.


Organization Overview

OpenMRS Inc. is a non-profit created solely to support the OpenMRS Community in our mission to improve health care delivery in resource-constrainted environments by creating a robust, scalable, user-driven, open source medical record system platform.


Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, oversee and manage the product roadmap in conjunction with other technical leads
  • Balance the requirements and constraints between end-users and the community development team through a directed technical process.
  • Monitor, document, report and communicate the status of multiple development projects using project management software
  • Facilitate prioritization of the latest set of technical issues
  • Identify the root of technical issues / challenges
  • Develop a risk mitigation plan
  • Employ and publish mitigation strategies for technical risks
  • Help developers find the happy balance between creativity and consuming rabbit-holes so that meaningful outcomes are regularly achieved


Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years project and program management experience (ie, demonstrated communication skills, resource planning skills, and abilities to delegate and hold others accountable )
  • Experience running large IT projects with multiple stakeholder involvement
  • Experience with project management software
  • Open source community experience preferred
  • Prior experience in health care domain preferred
  • Degree in relevant discipline preferred
  • Fund of knowledge regarding software architecture required
  • An ability to assemble and lead newly formed teams (lead and inspire others, identify strengths & weakness of team members, handle complex & sensitive issues, match tasks with opportunities)


Reporting and Team Structure

This role helps the OpenMRS Lead Maintainer and the Chief Architect oversee the community development process, and is a defacto member of the OpenMRS Operational Team. They report formally to the OpenMRS Operations Lead.


Application Process

  • This job will be open until filled
  • Geographic location is flexible
  • Salary will be determined based on experience
  • Start date can be negotiated but preferably in the near future


Job Type: Full-time

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@OpenMRS.org

http://OpenMRS.org

  • This job will be open until filled
  • Geographic location is flexible
  • Salary will be determined based on experience
  • Start date can be negotiated but preferably in the near future


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