Project Manager - Vertical Strategies

Remote | Career Opportunities | Full-time | Fully remote

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Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha, and the Wolfram Language, is searching for a proactive individual with exceptional interpersonal, research and organizational skills for a new Project Manager position at Wolfram Research. This Project Manager will be responsible for planning and coordinating a broad range of development activities for Wolfram and, unique to this project manager position, planning and executing their own research projects. This position requires software or web project management experience; strong presentation, research and communication skills; and the ability to interface with our technical and product development teams. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment and, importantly, has a passion for discovering and testing new technologies.


  • Assisting project leads in creating and maintaining project plans
  • Proactively managing the execution of project plans for multiple projects
  • Creating and maintaining roadmaps with input from project stakeholders
  • Helping create and maintain requirement lists
  • Monitoring the status, risks and resources for the entire life cycle of projects
  • Creating and maintaining tickets with the appropriate deadlines, watchers and details needed to execute projects
  • Setting up development sprints
  • Identifying, conveying and tracking project milestones
  • Preparing agendas for meetings and leading the meetings as needed
  • Collecting detailed notes from meetings with discussion details, decisions made, next steps and action items
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams within the company
  • Establishing, documenting and improving internal processes
  • Maintaining project pages and dashboards
  • Monitoring performance and project metrics
  • Researching and completing independent projects in furtherance of team aims


  • Experience in software or web project management
  • Experience researching based on web tools such as LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Crunchbase and ZoomInfo
  • Strong communication, organizational and analytic skills
  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams (for example, user experience, design, web, technical content, quality assurance, support and product development teams)
  • High degree of initiative
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

Location: Champaign, Illinois, or remote

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.