CompuCom Technical Project Manager in Seattle, Washington
Technical Project Manager
Our hugely popular client is looking for a Technical Project Manager to help track multiple projects for the Product Development Team. This consists of tracking daily, sprint and forecasted activities. Additional responsibilities involve scheduling agile team meetings, facilitating the Scrum of Scrums, working closely with the Product team, and preparing for the start and stop of sprints. S/He will report to the Director of Program Management. The successful candidate will be passionate about media and technology and have great communication skills. The PM will help steer agile-driven development teams in a culture that is constantly experimenting and learning.
Candidate needs proven experience as a Technical PM, leading agile teams, and working in a fast-paced, high energy, and collaborative environment. Exposure and experience with Jira and spreadsheet tools required. Candidate must be very organized and methodical. In addition s/he should be a thoughtful leader that can identify opportunities to change and drive making improvements.
5+ experience as a Technical Project Manager
Experience as a Scrum Master and leading scrum ceremonies required
Experience in generating project / program reports for executive management
Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules
High degree of competency with project management including, Agile methodology, identifying and managing risks, tracking dependencies and milestones, and communicating overall project status
High energy and a positive outlook with the passion to make things better at every opportunity
Excellent collaboration at all levels, with crisp and compelling verbal and written communication skills and listening skills
Presentation skills with the ability to present complex technical information clearly and concisely to varying audiences
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
A deep understanding of software development in a team and a track record of shipping software on time
Ability to break down Epics into User Stories and help guide the team into breaking user stories into tasks
JIRA and Confluence experience required
Experience in Advertising World a plus
Understanding of Continuous Deployment / Integration concepts for application development
Ability to create, read, and understand detailed process and software architectural documentation
Experience in an operations organization and understand platform support and development
Experience working with Advertising such as AdSense and DFP
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