Senior Professional Services Project Manager

GitLab

  • Full Time

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

Manage high-complexity projects to successful completion from initiation through delivery to closure. The Gitlab Consulting team is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the Professional Services team to work with our global customers. In this role, you will coordinate with cross-functional teams to complete distinct projects both on time and within budget. You'll need to have substantial experience managing IT and software consulting projects and relying on traditional systems and software development methodologies, as well as practical experience with agile project management methodologies.

The Senior Professional Services Project Manager is a grade 7. 

  • Develop and manage schedules to deliver technical and consulting services to GitLab customers
  • Manage customer expectations, project scope, and resources needed to successfully deliver to customers’ needs
  • Develop and communicate project, portfolio, and program status, risks and issues to all levels of stakeholders, ranging from technical staff to executives
  • Manage customer escalations, coordinating with customers and GitLab stakeholders (e.g., executive team, sales, technical account managers, etc.)
  • Be accountable for reliable and repeatable program delivery processes, metrics and operational procedures
  • Act as a liaison to subcontractors and/or delivery partners
  • Develop a foundational knowledge of Gitlab’s technologies
  • Maintain an awareness of emerging Gitlab's technologies
  • Knowledge of specific industry project management and technical delivery methodologies for software (e.g., Project Management Institute (PMI) methodologies, agile/scrum, and/or software SDLC)
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or related field
  • Demonstrated progressive experience working as a project manager on IT-based projects
  • Demonstrated progressive experience managing projects with external customers or clients, preferably enterprise customers. Professional Services experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate the advisor team and individual contributors and mediate conflicts
  • Experience using various project management and/or agile tools
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle, preferably experience in an agile and/or DevOps environment
  • Excellent customer-facing and internal communication skills
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Willingness to be present on customer sites and to travel up to 20%
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges
  • Ability to use GitLab
  • Ability to travel if needed and comply with the company’s travel policy
  • 100% focus on acheiveing the global PS revenue target

The next steps for a Professional Services Project Manager would be to move to the Professional Services Engagment Manager Job Family or the Professional Services Practice Manager Job Family.

Compensation information for this role can be found on our Sales Commissions handbook page. On this page, we have an overview of the standard OTE base and variable split for each Sales job family. Also listed on the page, is our quota ramp information by segment as well as our seasonality assumptions.
Sales compensation plans are governed by the Sales Compensation Plan terms and conditions. Some differences may apply. For any specific compensation questions, please contact your manager (current manager or hiring manager).

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  1. Mission: Everyone can contribute
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The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$65,500$126,300 USD
California/New York/New Jersey pay range
$65,500$140,400 USD

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