Dwolla is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Des Moines and has been recognized nationally by Fast Company as ‘one of the world’s most innovative companies.’ Joining the team at Dwolla means you will be entering a unique, open, and fast-paced working environment, located right in downtown Des Moines. You will join our team in building the ideal platform to move money, giving businesses the tools they need to access the ACH network and improve their payments process.
Dwolla is accepting applications for the Delivery Management role, a key position in every product development project. Delivery Managers are embedded in each of our agile development teams, where their primary focus is removing impediments that block or slow the team down. Candidates should have a fierce desire to seek out and remove any impediments that kill productivity and hold back progress. At the heart of a good Delivery Manager is the insatiable desire to see projects through the finish line.
Candidates for the Delivery Management position should have infectious enthusiasm and be natural-born leaders. Delivery Managers must be quick learners, as they have to grasp and articulate technical concepts on a daily basis. They must be able to establish credibility and rapport with technical team members, and should possess the skills to coordinate technical items with both technical and non-technical audiences. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are a requirement, as Delivery Managers need to identify team impediments and proactively find solutions on-the-fly. Motivated, energetic individuals with natural leadership skills will find the Delivery Management position at Dwolla to be the ultimate dream job!
Delivery Managers Are:
Highly motivated, self-driven problem solvers
Ridiculously good communicators
Expert facilitators of meetings and valuable conversations
Folks with a knack for the details
Essential information radiators
What You’ll Do:
Facilitate the agile product development process through iteration planning, backlog grooming, review, and retrospective meetings
Communicate throughout the organization on behalf of the team
Provide visibility of project status to other teams and senior management
Work with other product teams to organize, schedule, and deliver work dependencies in large cross-team projects.
Promote continuous improvement and protect our culture of innovation.
Remove impediments that block team progress
Act as servant leader to lead execution and delivery
Facilitate Scrum, Kanban, and Lean processes
Communicate, provide project visibility and transparency
Leverage project management skills to organize large and highly complicated projects
What You’ll Need:
4+ years’ experience with agile product development, project management, or technology related work
A passion for progress
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Proven leadership experience
Experience with Jira
Paid Time Off
Paid parking or public transportation stipend
12 weeks paid Parental Leave
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Lunch & Learns
Casual dress- Dwolla swag is a good thing!
At Dwolla, we hold the core belief that the best teams are built by the inclusion of diverse ideas, experiences, and people.
Join our team and bring your unique perspective to help build the ideal platform to move money.
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