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Project Manager

About Appsilon

Appsilon is an ambitious and fast-growing software house and consultancy specializing in decision support systems and machine learning with Fortune 500 clients across the globe. We are a unique company driven by a mission to improve our society and environment. Some examples of our #AI4good work include contributing to animal preservation in Gabon Parks, building COVID-19 dashboards, and improving data science tools for Doctors Without Borders.

We are a global leader in R and Shiny, which are used by companies of all sizes to build analytical applications. When companies run into difficult problems or want to initiate large-scale enterprise projects, they come to Appsilon.

Before you apply, please read our code of conduct.

Project Manager
Global/Remote

As a Project Manager you will ensure that we help our clients be more efficient and make better business decisions.
 
When you join Appsilon as a Project Manager you are joining a company that will challenge you, force you to constantly learn, while consistently investing in your professional development. You are taking a role that will steer your career towards the top level of business expertise in highly technological fields of data science and machine learning.
 
Whether you’re a business analyst, a software engineer, a data scientist, a consultant, or an experienced project manager, working at Appsilon will be a challenging next step in your career.
 

Your Role

 
This role will require a cross-functional self-starter who builds strong relationships with corporate technology divisions and shows problem-solving leadership. The role combines multiple responsibilities of a product owner, project manager, business analyst, and account manager.
 

To succeed in this role you will need to:

 

    • Develop a deep understanding of the client’s needs, from both technical and business perspective
    • Maximize the value that our clients get from working with Appsilon
    • Inspire our tech team to feel responsible for the client’s success
    • Build great business relationships with multiple stakeholders on the client-side

 
By joining Appsilon at this stage you get a unique opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the company and its culture.
 

You will:

 

  • Manage complex projects for corporate clients (Fortune 500) with 5-8 developers in a team
  • Advise our clients on the project scope and project roadmap, define priorities, set the timeframes for sprints, manage risks
  • Boost team members productivity by improving methods of work, managing scope, asking right questions, contacting right persons together etc.
  • Upsell Appsilon services by building great relationships with the clients and gaining a thorough understanding of their needs and problems
  • Make sure our projects have the right people (suggesting who to add to existing projects from the internal pool, participate in tech recruitment, and employer branding).
  • Mentor others in the area of project management.

 

What’s in it for you

 
Technology and data science is our DNA, but we understand that the best outcomes result from an interdisciplinary cooperation of experts with diverse backgrounds, skills, and mindsets. Appsilon gives you:
 

  • 12000-15000 PLN + VAT on B2B/monthly
  • 26 days of paid holidays + an equivalent of public holidays in Poland, est. 11 days in 2021
  • +5% of salary in Personal Development Budget to spend on activities that help you grow
  • Remote work with flexible working hours adjusted to your time zone and family life.
  • 4 paid days per year to be used for training/conferences, events, or workshops
  • Private health care insurance (in Poland)
  • Projects that have a real impact on the world. More on https://appsilon.com/data-for-good/
  • Opportunity to work with the prestigious brands where you can see how data science is used
  • An opportunity to work with high-profile Fortune 500 clients, including some of the world’s most important companies. Unlike other software consulting companies, which compete in the red ocean of software development, Appsilon offers scarcely available services, sought after by the largest organizations in the world.
  • A smart and friendly English-speaking team with great, non-toxic company culture. Our team members have worked for Google, Microsoft, Bank of America; have earned PhDs and MScs from the best academic institutions worldwide.

 

What we expect

 

  • At least 3 years of experience in managing IT projects in modern technologies  and working directly with development team;
  • Proper technical knowledge, able to provide high-level estimates, evaluate results, prioritize tasks in IT project and handle a substantive conversation with clients and tech team;
  • Experience in delivering projects in a corporate environment and Time & Material projects;
  • Being able to understand business perspective and re-formulate clients problems into feasible and achievable solutions;
  • Helping start new projects by finding opportunities to deliver additional value;
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Polish is NOT required;
  • Good understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies;
  • Alignment with the Appsilon values, core purpose, and the Code of Conduct.

 

What can you expect during the recruitment process?

 

  • Screening call with Talent Manager
  • Task
  • Interview with Hiring Manager
  • Culture Fit Interview

Our Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process is flexible for each candidate, as we adapt it to the requirements for every open position.
1
Interviews with Talent Hunter and Tech Team
2
Recruitment Tasks and Skill Tests
3
Meeting with Management for a Final Decision
If you'd like to join our team, apply to one of our open positions or send an email to [email protected]

Our projects

Every few months we start completely new projects and dive into a new industry. One day we might discover the secrets of promotions in retail chains, another day we might analyze satellite images using machine learning. Our projects are not only an opportunity to test our skills in difficult statistical, algorithmic, and technological problems but also an opportunity to learn how many different industries work from the inside.

ML Building Damage Assessment

In this app, you can explore an AI model that the Appsilon AI team built for the xView2 competition. The model locates buildings and assesses damage sustained after natural disasters.

VisuaRISK

This app allows for an interactive exploration of disaster risk and development indicators in Madagascar.

Shiny Enterprise Dashboard

When we build scalable and reliable enterprise dashboards, we focus on UX and a modern aesthetic that improves our models' functionality.

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Paulina Kaczmarczyk
Paulina Kaczmarczyk
Talent Acquisition

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