Technology Project Manager

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Full-time

Location: Bangalore or remote

Key skills: Project management, product management, SQL

What you’ll do:

  • Manage our roadmap by envisioning new tools to build or use and integrating them within our ecosystem.
  • Manage our technical team of 2-3 people including developers and product strategists.
  • Manage our technical projects, leading sprints, and communicating with stakeholders.
  • Sustain a culture of testing and data-driven decisions throughout the organisation.
  • Collaborate with international developers on open source software
  • Contribute to major strategic decisions about the future of technology-powered digital campaigning in India
  • Bring fresh energy and ideas for people-powered digital campaigning

Required skills and experience:

  • The ideal candidate is someone who has some combination of project and product management, digital strategy, software engineering, and analytics. But we understand that strong technical managers come from different backgrounds. You might be a campaign strategist who understands users and prioritising capacity. You might be a project manager who knows how to get big pieces of work done. You might be a general technologist experienced in analytics and technical strategy. Or you be some combination of the above.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate easily with non-techies
  • Familiarity with agile software development
  • Fluency in English

This might be the job for you if you are:

  • Excited about building technology to engage lakhs of Indians in civic action
  • Collaborative, communicative, and supportive of your teammates
  • Looking to work on something you love. You’ll see the results of your work hours after building it, and you’ll go home at the end of the day knowing that you created some positive change in the world. At Jhatkaa, your impact will be direct, immediate, and tangible.

Benefits

Jhatkaa compensates its team members in line with its values as an inclusive, progressive, mission-driven organisation. In addition to striving to provide our team members with financial stability, benefits include flexibility, democratic decision-making, personal and professional growth, and working for a great cause. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply in order to learn more about the many benefits of joining our team, such as:

  • Work 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday 10-6) with no expectation to work evenings/weekends
  • Work from home whenever you need to
  • 5 weeks casual leave, not including sick leave or holidays

About Jhatkaa.org

Jhatkaa.org is a nonprofit campaigning startup committed to building grassroots citizen power across India in effective and innovative ways. Jhatkaa.org harnesses technology to help people take collective action on issues that interest or affect them, and create change that would not be possible if they acted alone. Jhatkaa.org also collaborates with civil society to engage citizens to hold corporate, cultural and government leaders accountable in real time at key decision moments through various digital communication platforms. Some of our recent campaigns include protecting the Western Ghats, upholding net neutrality, and demanding government and corporate accountability.

We are a new, nimble organisation founded in 2013 that already has a track record of campaign victories that proves we can create massive impact. We are assembling a tech team to build tools that enable our team and rapidly growing membership of more than 2 lakh citizens to create a more just, sustainable, and inclusive future for all Indians.

Technology is core to our mission: we believe digital tools enable people to amplify their voices like never before. So far we have achieved notable growth -- occasionally in viral moments -- by building applications and customising an array of tools. Now we are looking for a developer to grow our tool set into a cohesive, integrated system. Rather than building applications from scratch, you will give life to an ecosystem to support our mission. You will be a major part of the tech team, leading back-end development and integration while contributing to strategic decisions that affect organisational priorities.

Jhatkaa is committed to diversity and inclusion and we will consider all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, caste, religion, sexual orientation, age, or physical ability. Women and anyone under-represented in tech are especially encouraged to apply.

Apply for this opening at http://jhatkaa.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk01h33?apply=true