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Agile 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 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 the status of development cycles.
  • Working with product and engineering to prioritize tasks and features.
  • Triaging bugs and tasks and communicating their status to stakeholders.
  • Guiding the team through the development, testing, and implementation 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 precise written and verbal English communication.
  • Experience as a SCRUM master and 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.


What We Offer:

We are passionate about software engineering, and building beautiful software products using advanced technologies and efficient development workflows. Our goal is to become the most attractive software employer in Cairo, through investing in our team’s skills and wellbeing and challenging everyone to build awesome software. Our office is in a quiet neighborhood in Degla, Maadi, surrounded by relaxing green scenery visible through our many windows. Below are highlights of standard company benefits 

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Housing and rent allowance in Maadi
  • Highest tier social insurance and local health insurance
  • Partial international health insurance
  • Flexible and open leave policy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wellness program and incentives
  • Equity, per company’s general stock grant plan 


However, what we really offer is not all that, it's the chance to be on a rocket-ship! To build software with the highest standards of silicon valley for quality, efficiency, and usability, and work with a team of outstanding players in an awesome working environment to make a real difference in good people's lives

Are you up for the challenge? 

Read more about why being on a rocket ship is the best of your career options from zlien's CEO here.

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