Technical Project Manager

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Technical Project Manager

At Clay we’re building the future of access control. Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to a large scale, complex product and see real-time impact of your work on hundreds of thousands of users worldwide? Do you want to join a fast-growing company serving globally? Then look no further, because we’re looking for you! 

FULL-TIME · CLAY

At Clay, the team behind SALTO KS, we’re building the future of access control and we need you to oversee our projects from inception to completion.

The Salto KS platform is the pioneer in cloud-based access control: From the start in 2013 we have been battling in the war against mechanical keys which has brought us to become one of the global market leaders in our core verticals: Co-working, Co-Living, PBSA (Purpose Build Student Housing) and Retail.

To make the integration projects run as smooth and seamless as possible we need a bridge between our products, businesses and external customers in the form of a talented, tech savvy and self-declared Technical Project Manager. Bringing structure to complex technical projects, guarding deadlines and budgets comes natural to you and interacting with people across different organizations and countries fuels your motivation to get things done.

Does the above make your heart beat faster? Then read on and join us in the battle against mechanical keys!

What you'll do

Part of our offering are two API gates to the platform: Our KS Connect and KS Core API. Industry leading customers of Salto KS are using these API’s to integrate their own back- and front-end applications to our product. These integrations and collaborations are impactful, important and can be complex: Here’s where you come in!

During your first weeks you will become an expert on the products and their organization by gathering as much knowledge possible and interacting with the members of Salto (KS) being the Technical Project Manager and therefor point of reference for all kinds of integration queries.

When you eased in a bit more you will take over the big existing accounts like the IWG and BBVA projects you will work on new projects according to commercial developments and internal projects on an ad-hoc basis.

Long story short: You make sure that what gets promised gets delivered at the end of the day by being assertive and catch and flag risks to stakeholders in a timely manner.

Technical skills and expertise

  • Ideally you are in possession of a master’s degree in a technical and/or business-oriented discipline

  • Experience working as an IT consultant and/ or project manager 

  • You have knowledge of Agile methodologies

  • You are able to communicate on a technical and strategic level with different internal and external stakeholders

  • You are at ease collaborating with the bigger (hierarchic) organizations of this world, but prefer a flexible and lean environment to work in (such as Clay)

  • You have a clear overview of the projects you are working on and can perfectly outline the necessary steps to completion

  • You are an excellent project planner, taking all stakeholders with the corresponding requirements and expectations into account

  • You have the ability to spot potential glitches in advance and understand the implications that they can have on the project and people involved, you act swift and accordingly

  • You are able to distinct which resources you need to manage a project efficiently and are autonomous in equipping yourself with these

How we work

Global movements are created by united teams that work hard, think smart, and move at a fast pace. As an agile team with a growth mindset, we work with structured methods. We use hundreds of post-its a week, and always look for ways to improve our products. Our flow goes something like this, slightly changing from team to team:

You'll be working with... 

Rick

Managing Director 

Alexander

KSconnect Partner Manager

Medi

Product Owner

Working at Clay means becoming a ‘Brick’, and that means joining an international team, with 13 internationalities (!), of passionate professionals who take initiative, own responsibility and share expertise.


At Clay we live by our core values:

  • Innovation is in our veins; we strive for the best, we aim high.
  • We communicate openly, transparently and thoughtfully.
  • Each of us takes ownership and responsibility for our work.
  • We lead with kindness and by example; we bring out the best in each other.
  • When in doubt we act with courage, take intelligent risks and make wise decisions.
  • With endless curiosity we keep learning and improving, while knowing to seek assistance for rapid advancement.
  • We’re stronger together. As a team we’re passionate, collaborative, playful and proud. 
  • To achieve the greatest we keep it simple, take small steps and always work smart. 


We expect everyone on our team to bring:

  • Team spirit; enjoying working with a diverse group of people with different expertise
  • A keen eye for detail; working at a fast-pace environment, managing and prioritizing goals
  • A high bar for excellence and pride in work
  • Eagerness to learn and investigate possibilities and applying insights from past experience
  • Self-discipline, professional attitude and collaborative spirit

  • Individuality and willingness to share ideas and new perspectives


Wondering what it’s like to work at Clay?

Clay is a tight-knit team of technology lovers and innovative thinkers. Our team is working on some of the most challenging problems in the access control industry.

To read some of the benefits Clay offers us check out our Careers page. But to give you some more insight into life at Clay here it goes; it’s great to have the ability to make an impact from day one, share ideas and shape the road map together. We work from our awesome office in the heart of Amsterdam, collaborate closely with Salto Systems in Spain, and serve our customers globally.

At Clay we are encouraged to build ourselves along with our fast-growing company. This can be in the form of trainings, coaching, conferences and more. We grow together! We know best is yet to come. We support each other’s curiosity; we have tech talks, hackathons and open-invite dinners to talk about our company’s road map. Everyone on this team has a voice and we’re encouraged to not only participate and speak up, but also to lead and drive.

Beware; we work hard, play hard. Don’t underestimate either of those! We are honest, love a good joke, and don’t take things personally. And as a tight-knit team, together we form the solid house that is Clay.