Project Manager

New York, NY 10004

Job Number: 4369

Looking for a Scrum Master / Project Manager to help our engineering team deliver Software Product initiatives. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to facilitate Engineering team collaboration and roll-out of products that deliver the company’ s vision and strategy. Project Managers within the Engineering department will be responsible for ensuring the day to day coordination of projects involving Engineering and any parties external to the Engineering department. This is a contract position with the opportunity to convert to full-time. 

Responsibilities Include:

• Engage with Stakeholders on a need basis (Legal, Data Solutions, Product, Marketing etc) 
• Responsible for dealing with operational issues & removing impediments 
• Facilitate dailies and all Scrum ceremonies- stand-ups, retrospective, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure communication and efficiency of the development team 
• Provide Support, administration on Jira systems/Confluence for all of business needs 
• Collaborate with the team to make sure priorities are well understood and the Jira board is cleaned and up to date 
• Monitor & manage project risk 
• Track things like story point burndown, epic burndown etc. Forecast these metrics 
• Provide summaries of team work at internal sprint reviews, and bring up issues the team has to management 
• Schedule, coordinate, and manage releases with Product Manager on release planning and drive the Engineering team to continuous delivery
Required Skills
• At least 4 years of experience as a project manager on a software development project 
• Experience in agile environments, Jira, Confluence 
• Strong organization and communication skills 
• Curiosity, interest in learning and strong problem solving skills 
• Solutions oriented thinking
Valuable Skills
• Experience in the US television industry 
• Experience in the advertising industry 
• Basic understanding of any of the following Technologies is a plus (Airflow ETL, EMR, Spark, Splunk, open source API’ s) 
• Comfortable working with both in house and external developers/technology 
• Bachelor’ s degree or higher 
• Certified ScrumMaster
• Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families 
• Life insurance 
• 401k with match, eligible for match after one year 
• Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses 
• PTO & Sick days— if you’ re sick, you stay home 
• Work-from-home Fridays 
• A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies 
• A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’ s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office 

Jessica Wayne

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