Project Manager- Agile/Scrum
The Climate Corporation - San Francisco, CA

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About Us:
The Climate Corporation’s mission is to help all the world’s people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. To achieve our mission, we have built a unique technology platform to enable, for the first time, the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance. Managing over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements, we are one of the largest users of Amazon Web Services.

Today The Climate Corporation is focused on helping farmers protect and increase their profits in the face of increasingly extreme weather. At the heart of the company is our unique Climate Insights™ technology platform, which encompasses our core competencies across weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and weather simulation, and accounts for over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements. This platform powers the company’s portfolio of technology-based products and services, which are revolutionizing agricultural risk management and farm management.

At The Climate Corporation, leaving a mark on the world is in our DNA; we want to make a lasting and meaningful real-world impact. We relish big problems because they are the most interesting to tackle, the most rewarding, and typically, the most valuable to solve. We also thrive on finding the possible in the impossible.

If you are the best at what you do, you like solving interesting problems, and you are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.

Watch our video about what it’s like to work at The Climate Corporation: http://vimeo.com/63381109

Project Manager - Agile/Scrum

The Climate Corporation is looking for experienced project managers /scrum masters to join our engineering team. As The Climate Corporation has grown, the engineering team is delivering three different categories of products: weather insurance, federal crop insurance, and decision support for growers. The complexity of engineering is driven by the combination of deep agronomic and climate modeling, financial-instrument grade quality needs, and real-time data presentation for our customers.

Our project managers are in charge of planning and execution of releases across these product lines. This involves coordinating development and testing within and across multiple engineering teams, as well as coordination with teams across the company including legal, marketing, sales, and support.

We are looking for people who:
Know how to create order from chaos

Know what it “feels” like when a project is on track and can sense, almost before they are told, when it’s not

Hate it when schedules slip. Know when to escalate issues and when to work directly with the various team leads

Know how to ask teams for progress updates very often without ever feeling like a nuisance

Are comfortable with agile development and know how to run Scrum from Standup to Retrospective

Are technical enough that seriously smart engineers never feel like they are spoon feeding them

Are comfortable operating with uncertainty

Have a fearless DIY attitude to learning and creating

Love delivering products on-time

Requirements:
Two years or more of experience as a full-time project manager, with knowledge of and preferably experience in Agile development

Experience managing projects involving multiple engineering teams (ideally including 20+ engineers,) and multiple projects at once

Ability to work with a team to develop a process that will work and through the process, keeping the project on track

Applied knowledge of Scrum and Agile as a project manager

Candidate should have a skillset of strategies for effective communication to stakeholders around a project.

What We Offer:
Our team is composed of some of the most brilliant interdisciplinary minds in the industry. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best product possible product and experience for our customers.

Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

Stock options. Our success is your success The opportunity to learn business and sales operations skills at a company experiencing explosive growth

We provide meals and a large assortment of snacks, drinks, fruits,coffees, and teas to help you get through the day

Company sponsored outings, including go-kart races, kayaking, holiday yacht parties, and sporting events, etc.

We sponsor hackathons, meetup groups, networking events, tech-talks,and conference trips. If you want to get involved in the tech community, we'll support your efforts

We encourage all employees to better understand our customers by getting out of the office and hearing firsthand from the agents and farmers our products serve

Energetic idea-driven work environment with an exciting culture

Exciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have a massive impact on the world

A driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform

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