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Technical Project Manager

Overview
GlobeSherpa is a Portland, Oregon based software company that specializes in making mobile payments easy. We provide a secure, mobile payment and mobile ticketing platform for transit customers interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment.

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to assist in the creation and development of technical requirements, process flows, architectural documents, and other project management tools to aid in the deployment of the Company’s technologies.

The Technical Project Manager will work closely with GlobeSherpa’s clients and its internal Development team to capture technical requirements and document process flow to inform product development. The position requires strong analysis and problem-solving capabilities, and a fundamental understanding of information technologies. This position demands an attention to detail, a passion to drive projects to deliver with results. Exceptional interpersonal, communication, writing, and presentations skills are imperative. Being a team player is a must.

GlobeSherpa’s team of seasoned software engineers and project managers are moving fast. Can you keep up?

We are:

      • A dynamic company with innovative systems comprised mainly of engineers and designers
      • Experts at developing mobile payments and mobile ticketing applications
      • Run by a visionary yet pragmatic executive team
      • Seriously productive
      • Seriously fun
      • Always learning

Primary Job Duties:

        • Working with our business team and technical leads to create business plans and requirements specifications for complex software applications, modules, or systems. Must be able to understand subject matter experts and translate business requirements into technical specifications.
        • Creating, maintaining and enforcing project plans to support development and integration projects, coordinating, prioritizing multiple projects, generating project status reports to Management. Experience with project management tools such as Microsoft Project is a must.
        • Organizing and leading the identification of functional tasks, project milestones, and assigned tasks for people across multiple organizations.
        • Setting up and chairing meetings, driving tasks and documenting project status and activities using project techniques and best practices.
        • Communicating with personnel and personalities across different disciplines and at different management levels within the Company. Work in both a team environment and independently, juggling multiple projects and priorities.

Qualifications / Requirements:

          • 5+ years of extensive experience in project management of large and complex full IT systems development life cycle.
          • Strong working knowledge and practical experience in internet technologies, including JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Mongo DB, NodeJS, and HTML5. Hands-on experience working with Content Management Systems, Configuration (Change) Management, version control, software release management and related technologies are a major plus.
          • A solid understanding of the software development lifecycle (requirements gathering, analysis and design, development tools, version control, testing and QA, and deployment) and software methodologies.
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong organizational skills. Must be self-motivated, highly focused, and able to work independently.
          • Ability to thrive in a changing environment. Ability to work multiple projects with multiple priorities.
          • Technical skills include 3+ years of hands-on application design and coding experience in all phases of the software product development lifecycle in multiple programming platforms. Experience with AGILE software development methodology.
          • PMP certification preferred.

This position reports directly to the Company’s Executive Vice President. The job is based at the Company’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

GlobeSherpa’s headquarters are located in Northwest Portland, Oregon, home to a vibrant startup and business community nestled seamlessly within old-Portland retail and residential neighborhoods.

Our offices are centrally located, bike friendly and within walking distance to a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shops. The Portland Streetcar and TriMet offer easy-to-use transit services connecting the Northwest Portland district to the trendy Pearl District and greater Downtown Portland.

GlobeSherpa is an equal opportunity employer and affords employment to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability/handicap, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Compensation:
We provide a competitive salary, health benefits, equity in the Company, generous personal time off, and other perks!

Contact:

To apply for this position, please send your resume, a bit about why this is the right job for you, and examples of your work to careers@globesherpa.com

Account Manager

Overview
GlobeSherpa is a Portland, Oregon based software company that specializes in making mobile payments easy. We provide a secure, mobile payment and mobile ticketing platform for transit customers interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment.

We are looking for an Account Manager to assist in the creation, support and development of innovative, cutting edge mobile payments who can provide world-class service to our growing client base.

GlobeSherpa’s team of seasoned software engineers and project managers are moving fast. Can you keep up?

We are:

      • A dynamic company with innovative systems comprised mainly of engineers and designers
      • Experts at developing mobile payments and mobile ticketing applications
      • Run by a visionary yet pragmatic executive team
      • Seriously productive
      • Seriously fun
      • Always learning

You are:

        • Focused on delivering results for our clients.
        • Organized and able to effectively manage diverse relationships across several organizations and within each of our client’s teams.
        • An excellent communicator regardless of the medium.
        • Optimistic about the value technology can deliver.
        • A self-starter and self reliant, but know how to be a team player.
        • Excited to support development of new technologies.
        • Familiar with test-driven development with great documentation.
        • Comfortable working from and gathering requirements.
        • Always working to stay current on cutting edge technologies.

Skills:

          • 5+ years managing large and diverse accounts preferably in government or technology.
          • Experience establishing and managing budgets with the client and company.
          • A history of successful account growth and stability.
          • Ability to mitigate, manage, and solve conflicts with clients.
          • Proven track record of identifying new sales opportunities within existing accounts.
          • Demonstrated skill at meeting time deadlines for accounts.
          • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
          • A passion for the latest and greatest in the mobile space.

This position reports directly to the Company’s Executive Vice President. The job is based at the Company’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

GlobeSherpa’s headquarters are located in Northwest Portland, Oregon, home to a vibrant startup and business community nestled seamlessly within old-Portland retail and residential neighborhoods.

Our offices are centrally located, bike friendly and within walking distance to a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shops. The Portland Streetcar and TriMet offer easy-to-use transit services connecting the Northwest Portland district to the trendy Pearl District and greater Downtown Portland.

GlobeSherpa is an equal opportunity employer and affords employment to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability/handicap, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Compensation:
We provide a competitive salary, health benefits, equity in the Company, generous personal time off, and other perks!

Contact:

To apply for this position, please send your resume, a bit about why this is the right job for you, and examples of your work to careers@globesherpa.com

Senior Engineer

Overview
GlobeSherpa is a Portland, Oregon based software company that specializes in making mobile payments easy. We provide a secure, mobile payment and mobile ticketing platform for transit customers interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment.

We are looking for a Senior Engineer to help us build our internal and external web-based applications.

GlobeSherpa’s team of seasoned software engineers and project managers are moving fast. Can you keep up?

We are:

      • A dynamic company with innovative systems comprised mainly of engineers and designers
      • Experts at developing mobile payments and mobile ticketing applications
      • Run by a visionary yet pragmatic executive team
      • Seriously productive
      • Seriously fun
      • Always learning

You are:

        • Focused on delivering results
        • A leader among your engineer peers
        • Always looking for new tools and approaches to your work
        • Easy going but have a plan
        • Optimistic about the value technology can deliver
        • Current on cutting edge technologies
        • Familiar with open source libraries and frameworks
        • A self-starter and self-reliant, but know how to be a team player
        • Dedicated to keeping your customers happy
        • Excited to show off the products you help create
        • Comfortable writing unit tests for your code

Skills:

          • Strong Javascript knowledge
          • Prototype inheritance, closures, common data structures; functional programming a plus
          • Experience with Node.js and its commonly used libraries
          • Experience in deploying and supporting enterprise applications
          • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with internal business team, external customers and third-party technical staff
          • Knowledgeable of common design patterns
          • Command prompt, unix tools, build tools
          • Experience with agile development methodologies and processes
          • Experience with Atlassian tools such as JIRA is a bonus
          • Experience leading technical teams is a plus

This position reports directly to the Company’s CTO. The job is based at the Company’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

GlobeSherpa’s headquarters are located in Northwest Portland, Oregon, home to a vibrant startup and business community nestled seamlessly within old-Portland retail and residential neighborhoods.

Our offices are centrally located, bike friendly and within walking distance to a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shops. The Portland Streetcar and TriMet offer easy-to-use transit services connecting the Northwest Portland district to the trendy Pearl District and greater Downtown Portland.

GlobeSherpa is an equal opportunity employer and affords employment to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability/handicap, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Compensation:
We provide a competitive salary, health benefits, equity in the Company, generous personal time off, and other perks!

Contact:

To apply for this position, please send your resume, a bit about why this is the right job for you, and examples of your work to careers@globesherpa.com

Mobile Applications Engineer

Overview
GlobeSherpa is a Portland, Oregon based software company that specializes in making mobile payments easy. We provide a secure, mobile payment and mobile ticketing platform for transit customers interested in moving to open payments, open data, and mobile fare collection with minimal infrastructure investment.

We are looking for a Mobile Applications Engineer to assist in the creation and development of innovative, cutting edge mobile payments and visual authentication technologies.

GlobeSherpa’s team of seasoned software engineers and project managers are moving fast. Can you keep up?

We are:

      • A dynamic, innovative company focused on leading the market
      • Experts at developing mobile payments and mobile ticketing applications
      • Run by a visionary yet pragmatic executive team
      • Seriously productive
      • Seriously fun
      • Always learning

You are:

        • Focused on delivering results
        • Always looking for new solutions in the ever-fragmenting mobile space
        • Optimistic about the value technology can deliver
        • Always working to stay current on cutting edge technologies
        • A self-starter and self reliant, but know how to be a team player
        • Comfortable interfacing directly with the company’s core engineering team
        • Excited to support development of new technologies
        • Ready to jump in and incorporate GlobeSherpa’s best practices and design paradigm
        • Focused on developing the next generation of mobile payments applications
        • Familiar with test-driven development with great documentation
        • Able to rapidly prototype new systems and engineering solutions
        • Comfortable working from and gathering requirements
        • Dedicated to keeping your customers happy
        • Excited about mobile development and view mobile as a platform

Skills:

          • Experience with native Android or iOS development
          • A passion for the latest and greatest in the mobile space
          • Strong knowledge of JSON and experience with JavaScript
          • Experience using platform-specific performance testing tools
          • Knowledge of building apps for the App Store or Play Store
          • Experience with App analytics platforms i.e. Crittercism, New Relic, and Google Analytics
          • Knowledge of URL schemes and/or activity schemes for linking apps together
          • Experience with TestFlight or Hockey App for deploying pre-production apps
          • A passion for User Experience
          • Knowledge of graphics and animations a plus

This position reports directly to the Company’s Lead Mobile Engineer. The job is based at the Company’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon.

GlobeSherpa’s headquarters are located in Northwest Portland, Oregon, home to a vibrant startup and business community nestled seamlessly within old-Portland retail and residential neighborhoods.

Our offices are centrally located, bike friendly and within walking distance to a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shops. The Portland Streetcar and TriMet offer easy-to-use transit services connecting the Northwest Portland district to the trendy Pearl District and greater Downtown Portland.

GlobeSherpa is an equal opportunity employer and affords employment to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability/handicap, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Compensation:
We provide a competitive salary, health benefits, equity in the Company, and generous personal time off.

Contact:
To apply for this position, please send your resume, a bit about why this is the right job for you, and examples of your work to careers@globesherpa.com