Project Manager

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Job description

DefinedCrowd Corporation is a company based in Seattle, WA, USA, with R&D centers in Lisbon and Porto, Portugal, and Tokyo, Japan. We offer efficient data workflows that enable data scientists to collect, synthesize, enrich and structure training data. We do this by combining human-in-the-loop, automatic tools, and machine learning capabilities to accelerate enterprise machine learning and Artificial Intelligence initiatives training and modeling. Our value proposition is 95-98% quality, speed (5-10x faster than competition), and scale (70 languages and dialects covered). With strong expertise in speech and natural language processing technologies, the company has been serving top AI companies and Fortune 500 companies since day one.

 

How can you help?

The project manager combines execution skills with strategic expertise to lead cross-functional teams through the entire project lifecycle. We expect you to continuously evolve both personally and professionally through trainings, self-development and, most importantly, by successfully delivering complex projects. As a Project Manager (PM) you will play a pivotal role partnering with internal DefinedCrowd teams to deliver on a wide array of precise audio, text, and image data to meet our client’s training needs. You will leverage your capabilities and relationships working across multiple internal teams to ensure our projects are completed on time. Our customers are demanding in terms of quality and timing given their need for high-quality data to train and power their AI systems.

 

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership for the management of our standard and customized projects, ensuring they are delivered within scope, timelines, quality, and budget as agreed with our customers;
  • Plan, execute and coordinate autonomously the structure, governance and activities of the project and manage multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Strategize with internal teams to deliver on customer requirements in the most efficient and cost-effective way;
  • Track and communicate project timelines and updates to ensure relevant stakeholders are aligned throughout project delivery;
  • Monitor and report project status, identifying and communicating effectively risks, problems and critical success factors;
  • Develop and leverage understanding of solution costs to inform recommendations related to execution and pricing;
  • Develop knowledge on DefinedCrowd’s service offerings in order to see the challenges and feasibilities of each project you will oversee;
  • Facilitate a collaborative environment aligned with company objectives;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

What do we offer?

  • Amazing career development opportunities in a high growth international company;
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package;
  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Fresh fruit, coffee, snacks and a healthy working environment;
  • International and diverse teams (25+ nationalities across 3 countries).

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience;
  • 3+ years' experience honing your Project Management skills in a similar and dynamic role;
  • Solid track record on successful project management and delivery;
  • Experience with Project Management tools such as TaskRay, MS Project, Jira, Trello, etc.;
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as Agile, PMBOK, ITIL, Prince2, etc;
  • Clear communication and organizational skills that define your decision-making across teams. A firm ability to make decisions with conviction under pressure while understanding the need for flexibility and risk-management;
  • Great presentation skills using data and data analytics skills to build your reports;
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English;
  • Demonstrated passion for data driven decision-making;
  • Leadership and team management skills;
  • Positive and problem-solving attitude;
  • Client and result oriented mindset;
  • Project management certification (PMI, Prince2, Agile/Scrum) is a plus;
  • Not required but good to have: Practical knowledge of AI, ML, speech/text, natural language processing (NLP), linguistics or image processing;
  • General understanding of machine-learning, data collection and data labeling processes is a plus.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks

Location

111 W. John St., Seattle, WA 98119

An Insider's view of DefinedCrowd

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“The best thing about working for DefinedCrowd is the culture and showing respect towards one another. Everyone genuinely enjoys coming to work every day, and this is what I appreciate the most.”

Xiaoting

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

"What makes DefinedCrowd stand out from other companies is that every employee has a stake in the company’s success. We're very team-driven and collaborate towards our shared vision of a smarter AI. We love what we do, and this shows in the strong relationships we build with each other and our customers.”

Julie

Senior Technical Product Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

“Being part of DefinedCrowd is more than just a job, it’s about exploring boundaries, tackling challenges and shaping the future. You are valued for your contribution and evaluated on your merit. AI and big data is the new land of opportunity, and with DefinedCrowd, these opportunities are there for the taking.”

Daan

Director of Customer Success

What are DefinedCrowd Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Acme Co. employees receive between 15 and 15 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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