The Engineering and Design project manager supports and facilitates communication between EFF teams. We're looking for someone who is ready to support our lawyers, activists and technologists, while maintaining our project portfolio in good shape and our deliveries on time.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Support EFF teams in coming up with sound project proposals for web and design projects including scope, dependencies, timeline and estimates. - Set goals and milestones for web development and design projects. Help the engineering and design teams break down and distribute tasks. - Facilitate regular project meetings with project stakeholders, keep track of action items and communicate important updates. - Monitor the requests queue for Design and Engineering - Triage bugs for our applications. - Communicate with the EFF about operational changes, outages, new processes and new features on our web tools. Maintain the relevant internal documentation. - Help identify and test 3rd party tools for internal use. Minimum Qualifications: - 1yr experience working with a web development team or similar - Knowledge of the process of designing, developing, and releasing a web application. - Experience filing and triaging bugs and tickets. - Some user support experience would be great. - Excellent communication and facilitation skills. Desired Additional Qualifications: - Some Product Management experience - Comfortable with a programming language and/or the command line (maybe you went through a Bootcamp but decided coding was not your full-time aspiration?) - Experience working with designers, UX researchers or graphics production. - Our Engineering and Design team is a diverse and friendly group that values work-life balance and making the office an enjoyable place to be. We frequently bring snacks to share, have silent movies days and visits from each others pets. EFF is a great place to work. We offer a supportive and empowering environment, along with an excellent benefits package including housing cost assistance, student loans assistance, medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b)(7) retirement savings program with matching, paid time off, holiday benefits, parental leave, a family and pet-friendly workplace, and more. As an advocacy organization, EFF is committed to being part of a diverse community. Diversity of life experiences makes a big difference in how we identify and litigate legal issues, design privacy-enhancing software, and organize our activism. To that end, we deliberately seek applicants with different perspectives, identities, and experiences to build an inclusive workplace to better inform our advocacy and defense of freedom in our digital world. EFF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all races, genders, ages, abilities, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply. This is a full time, salaried, exempt position based in our San Francisco office with full benefits. As this position will collaborate closely with EFF’s activists, attorneys, and technologists, remote work is not an option. To apply please submit a resume, a cover letter indicating your interest in the position and EFF through the link below. https://www.eff.org/opportunities/jobs/project-manager
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