Wombat Security Technologies, a division of Proofpoint is seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager to join our fast-paced development team at our office located in the Strip District in Pittsburgh.
The Technical Project Manager will facilitate the Agile-driven design, development, and delivery of our market-leading security training and assessment software. Our goal is to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior through interactive web applications, and the Technical Project Manager role is an important piece of the puzzle when it comes to our ability to incrementally, predictably, and reliably add value for our growing customer base.
Work closely with the Senior Technical Project Manager, the VP of Development , and lead developers to define and manage Wombat’s Agile development processes
Serve as the scrum master for multiple teams/projects
Run daily standups, retrospectives, etc.
Lead sprint planning and estimation meetings
Facilitate backlog grooming
Coach and enable others to function as scrum masters
Implement metrics to measure and improve team performance as it relates to velocity and meeting delivery dates
Educate the development teams on Agile best practices
Work closely with Product Management, Development, Quality Assurance, and Customer Support to incorporate the right mix of features, improvements, and bugs into each sprint
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
3+ years of experience in an Agile development environment with direct experience as a scrum master or Agile team lead
Proven ability to manage projects from inception to completion by working closely with and driving deliverables for resources who are not direct reports
Experience introducing change into existing software development processes
Proven ability to define, implement, and measure the effectiveness of process-related improvements
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with all areas of the company and all levels of management
Meticulous attention to detail
Agile development training
The company offers a competitive base salary and a full benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision, paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with employer match, life insurance, disability insurance and subsidized parking.
Wombat Security Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Wombat uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.
About Wombat Security Technologies, a division of Proofpoint
Wombat Security Technologies, a division of Proofpoint, provides information security awareness and training software to help organizations teach their employees secure behavior. Our SaaS-based cyber security education solution includes a platform of integrated broad assessments, as well as a library of simulated attacks and brief interactive training modules. Wombat's solutions help organizations reduce successful phishing attacks and malware infections up to 90%. Wombat is helping Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 customers in industry segments such as finance, technology, banking, higher education, retail, and consumer packaged goods to strengthen their cyber security defenses, and was recently named one of Pittsburgh’s Top Workplaces by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Workplace Dynamics.