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Software Project Manager of Ecommerce, IT

Job Details

4 Year Degree
$67,000.00 - $84,000.00 Salary/year


Software Project Manager - Ecommerce, IT

Who is American Printing House for the Blind?

Since 1858, the American Printing House for the Blind has operated in Louisville, Kentucky as the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating accessible learning experiences through educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind and low vision.


There’s no other place like it.  Creating things that make a real difference in people’s lives is what we do. 


Mission: A world leader in empowering people who are blind or low vision by providing accessible and innovative products, materials, and services for lifelong success.


ABIDE: Here at the American Printing House for the Blind, we live by the motto, “Welcome Everyone”. Many modern organizations value diversity and inclusion: we choose to go further, understanding that more must be done to foster a sense of belonging in our institution.  To that end, we are committed to advancing accessibility and belonging, as well as inclusion, diversity, and equity in all aspects of our workspace, and to enriching our company with our distinct life experiences.


Position Overview

The Software Project Manager works directly with our Director, Ecommerce, IT to provide the direction and coordination of activities to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and within the project budget. To accomplish this, the Software Project Manager will:


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee cross-functional software projects from start to finish.
  • Organize and manage all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion including business requirements, software requirements (understanding the software development life cycle), project plan and project tracking.
  • Assemble and coordinate project team members and follow up.
  • Coordinate new project initiation and be responsible for stakeholder management including project team members, executives, and other major stakeholders to translate the strategic plan and corporate goals into team objectives and milestones.
  • Organize project activities from concept to launch, including cross-functional business activities and requirements.
  • Perform project analysis such as preparing and publishing monthly Sprint project dashboards.
  • Provide direction and coordination of activities to ensure that project deadlines are met. Report back weekly on progress of projects.
  • Lead Scrum/Workshop meetings and advise project teams on matters of project management standards, quality outcomes, and risks.
  • Monitor schedule and technical performance of multiple projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the projects and the program.
  • Effectively applies and enforces project management standards to ensure we have the most innovative and high-quality products.


Education, Training, and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred background in information technology, software development management, software engineering, or related degree.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of project management, product development processes, and software development including Agile and Waterfall.
  • Project management methodology background, solid project process knowledge a must to include planning and management experience including integration, resource, risk and scope management with strong problem-solving ability.
  • Experience leading projects from start to finish ensuring the previous projects have been completed to full completion.
  • Experience being accountable for the development programs, resources, timelines, KPIs, risks, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization (both technical and non-technical), identify areas for escalations and establish professional relationships to encourage and foster cross-functional discussions which help achieve the company’s goals.


Compensation and Benefits

$67,000 – $84,000 | Salary is negotiable dependent upon experience.

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Accessible, Diverse, and Inclusive Workforce
  • Health Insurance covered at 80% for employees – plans include family planning benefits
  • HSA Plan and FSA Plan – both include company contribution!
  • Competitive Dental and Vision Plans
  • Health and Well-being initiatives
  • 401(k) Plans with company match and immediate vesting
  • Company provided Short Term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance at no cost to employees
  • Voluntary Life Insurance with Accidental Death and Disability
  • 4 weeks PTO
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Optional Hybrid Work Schedule
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance


How to Apply

To apply: click here.  If you have trouble accessing the application through Paycom, please contact Ryan Ward at


APH IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.   An offer of employment is conditioned upon successfully passing a drug screening test.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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