Job Description

Project Manager


Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Full time


We are seeking a Technical Project Manager with expertise in agile project management and a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget with satisfied clients. This role requires 3+ years of prior software project management experience.

SmartLogic is an experienced and growing custom software development consultancy successfully serving clients since 2005. We are deeply committed to our team, our clients, and the communities where we work. Some of our recent company initiatives include leading on youth workforce development, software developer apprenticeships, our Elixir Wizards |> conference, and the Baltimore Women in Tech micro grants program. We look forward to reviewing your application and starting a conversation about a fulfilling career with SmartLogic.


Our project teams are supported by a PM, Staff Engineer, product designer, and one or more developers. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead project management for multiple client projects as an individual contributor project manager
  • Work with stakeholders and partners to determine and define project scope, detailed requirements, and structured delivery plans
  • Lead agile ceremonies including daily standups, sprint planning, and ticket grooming sessions
  • Collaborate with Staff Engineer to examine sprint boards, backlogs, create tickets, and conduct quality assurance testing
  • Actively monitor project budgets and timelines in order to communicate scope changes and risks to internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain accurate project documentation, including working with the Staff Engineer to create Product Requirement Documents
  • Deepen and broaden our relationships with existing clients to surface additional work and add value for clients


We are seeking a team-player with demonstrated interpersonal skills. Somebody resourceful and who is an active listener, able to extract both implicit and explicit messages in order to gauge client satisfaction and team performance needs.

Additionally, the successful candidate will have:

  • Agile project management experience for six figure projects and with varying engineering team sizes
  • Prior experience using and managing project management software tools (e.g. Jira, ClickUp, SmartSheet, Harvest etc…)
  • Experience supporting and holding others accountable for project based deliverables
  • Experience communicating with clients and engineers; ability to translate technical issues to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proficiency with developing roadmaps, writing user stories and acceptance criteria, managing a backlog, tracking and estimating project budgets, conducting quality assurance testing, and anticipating client and team needs


This position is fully remote and you may work from anywhere in the United States. We offer health, dental, and vision insurance, unlimited PTO, unlimited sick leave, paid parental leave and a 3% matching SIMPLE IRA program.

Compensation range for this position is $80-$105k for mid level or $100-$120k for senior level. Compensation is based on the applicant’s experience.

New employees are allowed a one-time $500 home office set-up allowance. Additionally, every employee is offered $600 annually towards work-from-home expenses.

SmartLogic is committed to professional development and community involvement. We provide ample opportunity for learning through dedicated professional development days, participation in conferences (we took our whole team to ElixirConf in 2022), and company-supplied access to books and other resources. We organize events, meetups, and invest in our local and online communities.

As a remote-first organization, we work intentionally to build a supportive culture in a virtual environment. We do this through various means, including Side Project Club, Coffee Chat, a weekly all-hands meeting, various slack channels (e.g. for #food, #fitness, #family, #mindfulness, #books, and more), doling out virtual tacos, monthly women+ coffee chats, virtual happy hours, and more.

SmartLogic is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

No phone calls or unsolicited emails, please. We do not work with recruiters or placement agencies. All interested applicants should apply directly through