Sr. Project Manager (R6746)

IT Minneapolis, Minnesota


Position at MentorMate, Inc.

MentorMate is seeking a Sr. Project Manager to plan, execute, and finalize custom software development projects. This includes allocating resources and coordinating the efforts of team members to deliver projects according to plan for multiple clients. 

As a fast-growing company, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, team-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay, recognition, advancement opportunities and a great working environment.

This position is temporarily remote due to COVID-19.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing software development from beginning to end using Agile methods, usually with several clients at a time

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables to support client business needs in collaboration with management and all stakeholders

  • Create project plans, scope documents, schedules and forecasts.  Provide timely communication on the impact of changes and decisions.

  • Effectively communicate project expectations and status to team members and stakeholders

  • Draft and submit budget proposals, manage the project to the client’s budget, and recommend budget changes when necessary

  • Build, develop, and grow relationships with clients and team members

  • Coach, mentor, and motivate project team members

  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 6+ years experience leading software development teams

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Superior problem-solving skills: able to quickly assess a situation and devise a solution before an issue turns into a problem

  • Able to manage multiple development projects for multiple clients simultaneously

  • Excellent  communication skills: written, verbal and presentation

  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and cultures

  • Proficient in Google apps (Gmail, Calendar, Drive) and MS Office

  • Agile/ Scrum Master experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Offshore experience

  • Working knowledge of web and/or mobile technologies 

About Our Company

MentorMate answers complex business challenges with native, hybrid, cross-platform, and custom software development. We think big, design smart, and develop fast for all screens, projects, and teams. With seven global offices, our teams are located across Minneapolis, Bulgaria, and Sweden. Solutions design, project management, interactive design, and other client-facing operations are led by our team stateside.

MentorMate provides a collaborative culture to match the creativity of the technologists who work here. We blend autonomy and exploration with an entrepreneurial approach to all we do. MentorMate is a place of constant energy, from the physical office space to how team members socialize. MentorMate was founded in 2001 to help businesses meet their needs with transformative digital solutions. That spirit still drives MentorMate employees today.

MentorMate is part of the Taylor Corporation family of companies. Taylor companies provide communication services, products and technologies to many of the most recognizable brands in the world. 

Benefits & Perks:

We offer a competitive base salary, and an attractive benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401K, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday pay. Other perks at MentorMate include:

  • An open, collaborative & fun environment 

  • A fully stocked kitchen with free beverages

  • Free company lunch every Wednesday

  • Prime location in the heart of Uptown Minneapolis

  • Subsidized parking and commuter expenses