Software Project Manager

Published date Posted on Indeed on Jun 18, 2022 (11 d ago)
Job Locations: US-Remote Seniority Level: Associate Overview:
The primary focus of this position will be to closely collaborate with all the stakeholders of project development – Project Management, BA, development, QA, documentation in order to meet the specified requirements of a given software project. This role is responsible to ensure the project releases adhere to agreed schedule, scope and budget. This position will manage the development and deployment of new warehouse and distribution center automation solutions throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Apply engineering concepts in accordance with Fortna’s engineering objectives to drive the development and deployment of creative, effective and timely software solutions within the triple constraints of schedule, scope & budget
  • Preparing, publishing, distributing and maintaining detailed project schedules via the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Liaising with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Setting and continually managing project expectations with sprint teams and other stakeholders
  • Interfacing with multiple groups within a lifecycle which include: internal sprint teams, external stakeholders and end users
  • Identifying managing and controlling the change control process both with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assuming responsibilities for risk management and risk mitigation
  • Tracking project costs and preparing associated forecasts
  • Ensuring that project releases are completed to design specifications and as per the “Definition of Done”
  • Managing issues as they arise; creating and tracking punch lists as necessary
  • Traveling to project sites as necessary to facilitate successful project implementation
  • Creating and managing project records; archiving proper files for retention through Fortna’s Data Management System
  • Attending internal and external project meetings
  • Conducting project post-mortems and prepare recommendations report identifying successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Participate and help drive continuous process improvements and adoption to ensure delivery of extremely high-quality software projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • 4 - 7 years of technical experience with project management
  • Cross functional team management experience
  • Strong understanding of software principles and methodologies
  • Ability to employ persuasion/negotiation skills with discretion and consideration
  • Project costing and forecasting experience
  • Risk management and risk mitigation experience
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Highly motivated, directed and a team player
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally approximately 10-15% of the time
  • PMP certification

  • Industrial automation, software, and/or material handling experience
  • Business degree is preferred, but not required
  • Scrum certification

Statement to Third Party Agencies -
To ALL recruitment agencies: Fortna only accepts resumes from agencies on the Fortna preferred supplier list. Do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Fortna employees, or any Fortna office location. Fortna is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
About Us:
Headquartered in Atlanta with locations globally, Fortna is an award-winning, end-to-end design-build firm whose expertise spans over seven decades of service. Founded in 1946, we provide strategy, automation design & systems integration, and warehouse execution software to the world’s most recognized brands.

At Fortna, our three mission-critical pillars connect our people across the globe and help distinguish us as a leader in the marketplace.
  • Our PEOPLE are at the heart of everything we do. We are guided by a set of business principles and ethics that are baked into the excellence we bring to each project from start to finish.
  • Our PASSION unites our Associates through our shared passion and commitment to integrity, hard work, and a collaborative approach. We love what we do, and it shows.
  • We PROMISE to be accountable, act with integrity, and deliver results for our clients. Our diverse team of global Associates work as “One Team” to deliver on our promises to Clients.
Perks and benefits: At Fortna, our people are everything – so the perks and benefits you’ll receive from being part of the Fortna team are generous. From competitive compensation packages and health insurance offerings to Associate-led committees created to drive positive change, the employee experience at Fortna is truly unmatched.
Talent Development: We believe every Associate deserves the resources and support to grow and thrive. That’s why a career at Fortna comes with powerful professional development opportunities. Learn directly from the industry’s best and brightest. Our training, mentoring and on-the-job experiences are designed to enhance your skillset – preparing you for increasingly challenging roles and accelerating your career.

Statement to Third Party Agencies -
To ALL recruitment agencies: Fortna only accepts resumes from agencies on the Fortna preferred supplier list. Do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Fortna employees, or any Fortna office location. Fortna is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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