(800) 774-8036

Associate Technical Project Manager

New York or Seattle,
Date Added: June 28, 2022
 
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Associate Technical Project Manager. Candidates need to be local to the NY or Seattle office.

Duration: 13 month(s)

Important:
• Base level of experience: has basic experience running the ceremonies & reporting required for an iterative agile software team
• Critical thinking: can dissect a problem and present recommendations
• Room to grow: seeking to join an actively scaling team – will support mature, existing processes immediately, room to innovate in the future

Description:
We are looking for a highly motivated Technical Project Manager to join our Engineering Data Strategy team. This role requires acute attention to detail, a strong sense of accountability, and familiarity with project management methodologies. We value team mates who are practical, results-oriented, and employ an impactful yet succinct communication style. In this role, you will help shape the success of our engineering and product strategy by holding regular planning sessions, collaborating with partners, outlining strategic project results, and coordinating directly with other technical project managers across the engineering organization.

Media & Entertainment Distribution (MED) brings together the Company's best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. MED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. MED also manages operations of the Company's streaming services and domestic broadcast and cable television networks.

Responsibilities:
• Apply project management best practices across core competencies including Prioritization, Estimation, Road mapping, User Story Writing, Intake, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Daily Standups and other Agile Ceremonies.
• Implement project management frameworks and methodologies including Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall and Scaled Agile.
• Ensures early, often and proactive communication with partners and team members to set expectations around project delivery and team responsibilities.
• Monitor project phases and schedules through independent analysis and flag areas of concern when appropriate.
• Employs strong critical thinking related to team execution by asking probing questions to establish risks or blind spots.
• Builds reporting around team execution and opportunities for improvement by utilizing project management software such as JIRA.
• Crafts supporting documentation, presentations and other key deliverables related to project status, risks, decisions or action items
• Helps facilitate, organize and structure team processes by organizing meetings and distributing meeting minutes.

This is an on-site role. The company requires on-site workers to be fully vaccinated absent a legally required exemption approved by the vendor. Exceptions to the vendor vaccine requirement apply in states that have laws concerning employer vaccine mandates. Vendor must ensure that any unvaccinated workers follow applicable safety protocols when they are on-site. Specifically, for any of their workers who are not verified as fully vaccinated, it is the vendor's responsibility to ensure that at all times when performing services on-site at a U.S. location or property, those individuals, at a minimum, will wear a disposable face mask certified by ASTM International with an ASTM Level 1 or higher rating (to be changed every day). If the individuals regularly work within three feet of others, the vendor must also implement a secondary mitigation measure such as a face shield or safety glasses. Please note that workers may only remove the face mask if the worker is alone in an office with the door shut, or the worker is six feet of distance from others and actively eating or drinking. Additional safety protocols may be required, as determined in the sole discretion of The Company or its affiliates. If requested, the vendor must inform its contact of any safety protocols the vendor has implemented for any of its workers while on-site at a location or property.

Basic Qualifications:
• 1-3 years of experience in project management, product management, or software development or quality assurance
• Experience in supporting moderate to high technical complexity projects in a modern agile environment.
• Experience in working with non-co-located teams with a diverse geographic footprint.
• Basic understanding of the software development life cycle and iterative development practices
• Basic understanding of product and technology ecosystems.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate anywhere from the team level to C-level executives.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of JIRA and project management software.
• Knowledge of client and services oriented architecture and development practices
• Project management certifications such as CSM, PSM, PMP, SAFE

Required Education:
Bachelors Degree

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!
 
 

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