Technical Project Manager

Company: FileMap
Mid-Senior level
Full-time
Location: Ankara, Turkey

FileMap

FileMap stands as a groundbreaking software solution that is reshaping the way millions of architects, designers, engineers, and innovators handle their files, collaborate, and unlock their creative potential. It aims to overcome the limitations presented by conventional list-based OS file managers, such as Windows File Explorer and Apple Finder, which billions of people, particularly those in creative professions, have struggled with for the past. FileMap brings unparalleled value to the table with its sophisticated, yet user-friendly interface.

More than just a file manager, FileMap serves as a second brain and collaboration platform for innovation-driven teams. Its unique visual and intuitive zooming user interface concept dramatically improves the way users view, organize, and interact with their digital files, resulting in increased efficiency and seamless teamwork. 

Designed with users in mind, FileMap simplifies file management, making it easier for individuals to access and share their work with others. Its powerful features and capabilities streamline the collaboration process, enabling teams to bring their ideas to life more effectively and with greater ease than ever before.

At its core, FileMap is ingeniously crafted to serve as a single source of truth for modern Renaissance individuals. It not only empowers them with a seamless and efficient platform to manage their files and collaborate but also fosters imagination by providing instant, visual access to their ideas, concepts, experiments, notes, and reflections. This streamlined approach enables users to unleash their creativity across diverse disciplines with ease and confidence.

Team & Vision

At FileMap, our diverse team consists of passionate individuals with extensive backgrounds in architecture, design, and innovation hailing from the heart of Silicon Valley. As a young, dynamic group with exceptional talents, we are currently based in Ankara, but we're preparing for a seamless transition to our San Francisco office as we scale up.

We are dedicated to developing cutting-edge user interfaces and file synchronization technologies, tackling exciting challenges to accelerate the pace of innovation and education. Our initial focus is on serving architecture and design firms, research centers, R&D facilities, and innovation hubs. However, our vision extends far beyond that.

Gradually, we plan to evolve FileMap into the premier project, ideation, and innovation platform for all creative domains. This expansion could potentially pave the way for its integration into operating systems or strategic partnerships with major design-oriented technology companies, particularly those in the Bay Area.

Together, we strive to shape the future of creative collaboration and transform the way innovators in all industries manage their files, share ideas, and bring their visions to life.

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Technical Project Manager to work closely with our software development team, CEO, and stakeholders in enhancing our software architecture, streamlining projects, building new features, optimizing resources and time, and evaluating feedback to prioritize and allocate tasks. The successful candidate will be pivotal in hiring new team members, coordinating projects, and ensuring timely project completion within budget constraints.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the software development team, CEO, and stakeholders to establish project goals, timelines, and budgets
  • Manage and coordinate projects, ensuring effective communication and collaboration
  • Support and collaborate with the CEO in hiring and managing new team members as required
  • Evaluate feedback and prioritize tasks to guarantee timely project completion and adherence to budget limitations
  • Enhance software architecture to ensure scalability, security, and optimal performance
  • Maximize productivity and efficiency through resource and time optimization
  • Maintain open lines of communication with the CEO and stakeholders, ensuring project goals are achieved
Expectations:
  • Understand the company mission, vision, workflow, and culture
  • Adapt, criticize, challenge, improve, and bring your own work style and perspective
  • Contribute to the tangible and intangible aspects of the company in all dimensions

Qualifications:

Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (EE, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering)
  • 5+ years of experience in technical project management working directly with software engineering teams
  • Direct experience using iterative or agile methodologies and the Scrum framework
  • Experience using project planning, road mapping, and issue tracking tools - JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheet, Roadmunk
  • Solid understanding of software architecture and design principles
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal skills, and emotional intelligence
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Proficiency in Node.JS, TypeScript, Redux, WebSocket, Jest, WebGL, Three.js, Canvas API, React, Redis/Bull, PostgreSQL, ORM technologies (TypeORM/MikroORM), and NestJS
Preferred:
  • Scrum Master, Scaled Agilist, or PMP Certification
  • Knowledge of the product development process (PDP) and lifecycle
  • Experience with large-scale software and cloud-native infrastructure
  • Experience working cross-functionally with product management, design, engineering, marketing, customer support, and operations
  • Experience owning program strategy, end-to-end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership
  • Skilled at dealing with ambiguity in a rapidly growing and changing environment
  • Ability to lead without authority to coordinate cross-functional teams toward value delivery
  • Experience in a company that has scaled or previous work in a large software development organization
  • Master's or advanced technical degree
Benefits:
  • Work on cutting-edge software that will accelerate global innovation and design
  • Receive stock options
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team
  • Be in close contact with our customers: design, architecture, and innovation-related universities, companies, R&D centers, and think tanks
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a talented group of professionals dedicated to creating innovative solutions
  • Join our startup while we're still in the early growth stage, and seize the opportunity to have a significant impact on the company's direction.
Skills:
  • Agile Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Delivery
  • Project Management
  • Project Management Software
  • Scrum
  • Sprint Planning
  • Process Improvement
  • Software Development
  • Software Architecture
  • Communication
How to Apply:

If you are passionate about working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and have a proven track record in technical project management, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send your CV, cover letter, and any relevant portfolio or examples of previous work to the contact email provided below. In your application, be sure to highlight your experience and qualifications that align with the requirements and expectations for this role.

Contact Email: yy@filemap.info

Join us in revolutionizing the file management and collaboration space!