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Technical Project Manager

About zlien

At zlien, we’re all working to make complex things simple, and that’s because we believe simple things are more fair and empowering than complicated things. In construction, one of the globe’s biggest industries, the payment process is over-complex. We’re building an ecosystem around payment that connects builders, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, banks, and others in the exchange of payment. It solves a headache. It strives to make complicated things simple, to save everyday people time and stress. And ultimately, it shines a light on a very unjust and messy process, making it more fair and transparent for all.

We’re a high-growth technology startup with offices in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Cairo, Egypt, and we’re in the exciting construction technology category. We have San Francisco venture investors, like Brick & Mortar Ventures and Altos Ventures. We’re a rapidly growing team working on interesting and worthwhile problems, and we have a mountain of opportunity for you.

Are you ready?


Where you come in

You'll own the Core Product Team's development schedule and work with Product and Engineering to build, monitor, and report on it.

Specifically, you'll be responsible for:

  • Ensuring developers, testers, and product managers follow correct procedures.

  • Producing schedules for and reporting status of development cycles.

  • Working with product and engineering to prioritize stories, tasks, and bugs.

  • Guiding the team through the planning, implementation, and testing stages.

  • Implementing new processes or tools with the goal of improving efficiency and quality throughout software development and product release lifecycle.

  • Owning all communication related to project delivery timeline and milestones.

  • Monitoring and reporting on development team velocity and sprint progress.

  • Managing development support requests and bug reports, and ensuring first response and resolution within SLA turnaround time.


To be successful in this position, we expect you to have:

  • Clear written and verbal communication.

  • Experience as SCRUM master or running agile sprints.

  • Good understanding of web-based software and its development, architecture, and compatibility requirements.

  • Organized and disciplined work habits.

  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate problems and to find resolutions.


Benefits & What We Offer

  • You’re going to love us
  • You’re going to be challenged
  • We care about where your career will be in 3, 5, or 10+ years, and in getting you there
  • Full paid Health insurance.  Dental / Vision group plan available.
  • Flexible sick & personal leave policy
  • Open vacation policy without any maximum.  We do require employees to take a minimum of 7 days off in a row each year. 
  • Subsidized International Travel:  We subsidize international travel airfare.  Qualify for one subsidy every 14 months, with amount of subsidy determined by tenure (i.e. $450 in 1st year, $650 in second year, $750 in third year, $850 in fourth year, and so on).
  • Cocktail Friday events every Friday, and other fun team events
  • Equity, per company’s general stock grant plan 
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