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Sr. Project Manager

Austin, Texas Under Armour

Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers
athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great,
and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what
we expect from each other.
Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see
every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In
every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP.
And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to
push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.
We re looking for people who do more than good work.
We re looking for the Best in Every Game.
Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes. and
the athletes of tomorrow. We’re about performance – in training and on
game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions,
whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have
come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where
building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it
takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand
is commonplace.
The world’s hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves
and everyone else: Protect This House. I Will. Our goal is to Build
A Great Team! Will YOU Protect This House?!
We are looking for a motivated Project Manager to join us in the
continuous development of the world s largest health and fitness
community with more than 200 million users worldwide. As a member of
the Program Management Team at Under Armour Connected Fitness (UACF),
you will work closely with Product Management, Design, Engineering, QA
and other business stakeholders to coordinate the delivery of digital
products and features that help our users achieve their fitness goals.
We need someone who is detail-oriented, excellent at team motivation &
accountability, and committed to delivering on time, with a high
quality bar. It doesn t hurt if you are passionate about health and
fitness.
This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of the Under Armour
team, building the latest in digital & physical products that make you
better.
Responsibilities
* You support the UACF Platform team responsible for building shared
components and services for UACF digital products like
MyFitnessPal and MapMyRun as well as platform products like the UA
Blog.
* You direct activities across cross-functional teams (Product,
Design, Engineering, QA, etc.), and proactively identify and
manage dependencies across them.
* You inspire teamwork without direct reporting authority and
maximize the value created by your project team.
* You conduct Agile ceremonies, including Daily Stand-Ups, Sprint
Planning, Retrospectives, and Sprint Demos for your projects.
* You coordinate keeping all project artifacts up to date in UACF
business systems like Confluence and JIRA, also responsible for
creating project monitoring tools like Dashboards and Risk logs to
avoid project pitfalls.
* You escalate issues and impacts to delivery timelines and work
proactively with teams to to remove barriers to project execution.
* You are the liason to teammates outside the core UACF Platform
team, such as Media and Legal teams, and help them interact with
your project teams.
* You over communicate and radiate information to the product
verticial teams like MyFitnessPal to ensure dependencies are clear
and there s general alignment across the teams.
* You mentor a junior project manager and partner with them to cover
project delivery, including both frontend and backend development.
* You innovate with the wider UACF Program Management Office to
create a strategy for programs & projects to ship more
effectively.
Requirements
* 4+ years of experience working in a cross-functional team
environment with a track record of being a part of software
projects in a fast-paced environment.
* Knowledge of agile principles and scrum processes.
* Acute attention to detail and exemplary communication &
organization skills.
* Proficiency in software dependency management across technology
stacks, for example middleware services, web and native
applications.
* Flexibility to help teams execute without perfect process or
overbearing checklists.
* Coordinate with third party vendors and remote teams to clear the
path for your engineers to deliver projects on time.
Desired Skills & Experience
* Bachelor s Degree
* Hands-on experience with JIRA or Confluence (alternatively: Rally,
VersionOne, etc.).
* Experience delivering consumer software products either as a
business analyst, software developer or project manager.
* Experience coordinating software releases across multiple teams,
including external groups like customer support, quality
assurance, and marketing teams.
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of
mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to
all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical
conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability,
marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, genetic information (including characteristics and
testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic
protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and
inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global
company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented
people from a diverse candidate pool.

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