Careers

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Working with Theory and Principle means you’ll be working on some of the most exciting products in legal and justice tech. We’re looking for team members with a passion for improving justice and systems of law. Check out our current job postings!

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Product Manager

Theory and Principle is looking for an experienced Product Manager to join its team. Theory and Principle is an industry-leading legal and justice technology product design and development firm. We work with nonprofits, law firms, and legal tech companies globally and are on a mission to improve the legal experience for all through thoughtfully designed digital products.  

The company is based in Portland, Maine with a waterfront office space, but we are a remote-first team. Both local and remote applicants are welcome.

Responsibilities:*

  • Act as primary point of contact with clients
  • Set and manage client expectations throughout the project lifecycle
  • Facilitate and manage design processes (including research, UX and visual design)
  • Work with development team on project and ticket estimates
  • Work with the client to prioritize and define product scope and releases
  • Write project epics and clear, developer-ready user stories
  • Work with project team on a daily basis to execute project plan
  • Facilitate a Scrum framework, including sprint planning, daily standups, sprint reviews, backlog grooming, and client sprint reporting 
  • Track budgets, project expenditure, and burndown charts
  • Resource management and team scheduling

*We recognize that these skills transverse both product and project management skills. Our strong preference is for applicants who have experience with the full spectrum of software product/project management and are willing to handle all of the above tasks. 

Required skills and experience:

  • 3+ years of software development product and/or project management experience
  • Deep knowledge of the software design and development process

Preferred experience/skills:

  • Experience in a digital agency or projectized organization
  • Experience working in Jira.
  • Prior experience in the legal industry

Benefits of working with us:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental and vision plan
  • A generous vacation policy
  • 401K matching
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Summer half-day Fridays

Apply Now

To apply, please send an email to info@theoryandprinciple.com

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Software Project Manager

Theory and Principle is looking for an experienced project manager to join its team. Theory and Principle is an industry-leading legal and justice technology product design and development firm. We work with nonprofits, law firms, and legal tech companies globally and are on a mission to bring good design to the legal industry. 

The company is based in Portland, Maine, but operates in a remote-first environment. Both local and remote applicants are welcome. 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary point of contact with clients
  • Set and manage client expectations throughout a project lifecycle
  • Work with project team on a daily basis to execute project plan
  • Engage in sprint planning, daily standups, sprint reviews, backlog management, and client sprint reporting 
  • Track and manage project scope and budgets
  • Work closely with product manager on larger projects to create a project plan, keep clients informed, and ensure project goals can be met within budget. 

Required skills and experience:

  • 2+ years of project management experience in a software environment
  • Knowledge of software development processes
  • Experience managing project budgets
  • Very strong communication skills

Bonus experience/skills: 

  • Experience managing multiple concurrent software projects
  • Prior experience in the legal industry 
  • Experience working in Jira

Benefits of working with us:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental and vision plan
  • A generous vacation policy
  • 401K matching
  • Flexible schedules
  • An inclusive environment of software experts
  • A place to grow and learn while working on impactful projects

Apply Now

To apply, please send an email to info@theoryandprinciple.com

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