Project Manager

Who We Are

Detroit-based Amber Engine, part of the Quicken Loans Family of Companies, was founded by a team of home furnishing industry innovators, technologists and business experts. Our mission is to provide the most accurate, complete and timely record of product data for the home furnishings industry.

What You'll Do/Need

Amber Engine is looking for a Technical Project Manager to be the liaison between business and technology. The Technical Project Manager will provide clear, understandable recommendations and solutions that engineers and technology team can use to create systems and tools to meet users needs. Candidates must possess a blend of business and technical savvy, a keen eye for details, the ability to drive challenging projects to completion. Responsibilities include: creating user stories, acceptance criteria, test changes against business requirements, and ensure development projects are up to date and on track.

Responsibilities

  • Work with specific teams within the business to determine their technology needs

  • Collaborate with a variety of partners, including business consultants, business members, engineering, and quality assurance to deliver quality technology solutions

  • Understand the business, goals, and vision

  • Handle aggressive deadlines and balance multiple responsibilities while maintaining system integrity

  • Analyze how a request impacts other systems and business processes

  • Provide communication to business partners as to when new features will be available

  • Translate front end feature requirements into technical requirements / user stories

  • Create user stories, use cases, and specifications

  • Ensure functional specifications match business goals

  • Ensure the core domain services priorities are aligned with business priorities

Requirements

  • At least two years of professional work in the technology industry

  • Able to identify and analyze business problems, find opportunities, and offer solutions

  • Able to clearly articulate and effectively write business requirements

  • Able to document simple (non-complex) processes with technical flow charts, related to primary responsibilities

  • Ability to prioritize tasks

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Good oral and written communication skills

What'll Make You Special

  • Understanding of the Home Furnishings Industry

  • Have a working knowledge of supporting software applications

  • Demonstrate a passion to learn about our business and technology

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision and much more.

  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs including leadership and ongoing personal growth training.

Why We're Different

Meet the anti-corporate culture of Amber Engine, where there’s no daunting hierarchy, “boss” is a four-letter word, and if you work hard, you’re the one who’ll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you’ll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.

Amber Engine is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested? E-mail careers@amberengine.com