The Project Manager is responsible for on-time delivery of software features and products at CIRT. This person works as a partner to the development team, creating and enforcing workflows that lead to efficient and high-quality throughput of code. The Project Manager interfaces between the business team and development team, facilitating the scoping and road mapping of technical work, and ensuring that the development team has the necessary resources to deliver updates on time.
The Project Manager is responsible for organizing and specifying work related to software development. In the role of project manager this person tracks deadlines, deliverables, and task assignments among all members of the CIRT team but especially him/herself, and the UI and Backend Developers. Working in Asana with an agile methodology, the project Manager will run Agile Ceremony meetings such as daily standup, Sprint Planning, and Sprint Review and Retrospective. They will also facilitate scoping discussions for new development Epics. The Project Manager will write user stories and acceptance criteria for all development tasks in Asana, as well as recording tech notes on these same tasks. This person will interface frequently with the business team, ensuring that development work is meeting business requirements and that priorities between the two teams are aligned. The Project Data Manager is ultimately responsible for planning project sprints and ensuring the on-time delivery of major development/database milestones.
The Project Manager is responsible for helping developers to work through any blockers that are preventing them from making progress on work. This may mean assisting in the creation of mock-ups in Figma, writing technical documentation, researching solutions to technical issues, and other tasks. The Project Manager should be ready and willing to lend a hand to the developers with tasks such as these which accelerate the development pipeline.
The Project Manager has the authority to do the following without receiving confirmation from the executive team:
The Project Manager does not have the authority to do the following without receiving confirmation from the executive team: