Technical Project Management (contract)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

Job DescriptionOVERVIEWIn this role, you will own cross-functional technical projects that span from software development initiatives, to content operations & ingestion and QA. The role will work closely with tech, product and business teams to define strategy, determine requirements and technical design, and lead project execution and delivery. You will drive project from concept through completion. You will lead regular communication with key stakeholders on status, risks and technical execution strategy. You will also help define and clarify project objectives and institute process improvements within our agile process framework.RESPONSIBILITIES* Manage third party vendor efforts to plan, build, and implement integrated solutions* Identify and solve cross-functional and inter-team issues quickly, while managing multiple interdependent projects of moderate to high complexity and scope* Guide a team of engineers to maintain and iterate on a SVOD platform that involves generation of video and audio publishing for consumers around the world.* Execute software development iterations throughout the life of projects following an Agile methodology.* Plan and own internal and external project communications. Participate in regular exchange of project status and deliverables.* Assist principal engineers in technical feasibility exercises and implementation approach.* Identify, analyze and mitigate project risks to internal and external project stakeholders.* Organize deployment strategies.* Lead engineering checkpoints and anticipate engineering team needs to eliminate blockers before they stall progress.QUALIFICATIONS* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field* 5+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry, including hands-on management of cross-functional software efforts* Experience managing multiple concurrent projects of moderate to high technical complexity* Experience managing agile processes such as Scrum* Experience in video playback and streaming technologies strongly preferred* Strong bias for action and a \"get it done\" attitude* Understand when a meeting is necessary and how to take notes during a technical session* Have a mastery of industry-standard project management tools such as JIRA and Confluence* Have an understanding of media formats on mobile and connected devices* Interest in video encoding* Have a willingness to learn a complex, multi-faceted system* Have experience in managing the development of public-facing softwareThe Company is committed to policy of nondiscrimination in its employment and personnel practices. Applicants are considered for all employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, religion, alienage, citizenship, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.Posted by StartWire. Apply now!
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