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Technical Project Manager

Company: ConsumerTrack
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 6, 2021

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Search for: Jobs Resumes Keywords or title City, state or zip code Technical Project Manager Company: ConsumerTrack Location: Austin, TX Posted: April 27, 2021 Description: ConsumerTrack is unique in the digital marketing and media industry - we combine marketing, digital, content and fintech. Our performance based approach increases brand awareness and generates targeted audience engagement on our internal web properties and partner sites. Learn More About What We Do We're looking for a Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master to join our Tech team. This role will elevate/coach squads and improve productivity and project delivery within squads Functions/Responsibilities Possess expert knowledge of Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, and iterative project management methodologies. Lead a cross-functional team in a matrixed organization for successful, on-time delivery. Act as point person for escalation and prioritization of teams work. Think out-of-the-box in optimizing delivery practices, resources, and key performance factors to ensure successful delivery. Resolve blockers across the organization to facilitate successful delivery. Understand the short term and long term company goals and drive the team towards the execution of those goals Demonstrate ability to prioritize, manage, and deliver multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment. Coach scrum teams and facilitate scrum ceremonies. Conduct project retrospectives and provide recommendations in order to improve processes Project Risk management and reporting; along with creating and sharing velocity and sprint burn down charts. Track and manage inter-project/team dependencies and remove impediments as necessary Identify and promote new techniques for improving Agile Software Development Assist product managers in product backlog grooming Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members Keep projects moving in step by making sure schedules, technical requirements, resources, and communication are in sync. Work with leadership to define and document processes that keeps projects moving quickly with quality results. Requirements Ability to work independently and quickly adapt to emergent requirements and changing priorities. Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment Experience overseeing multi-function project teams including Developers, Analysts, and QA Personnel Strong interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Minimum of 2.5 years managing product delivery using Scrum, Kanban, and Jira. Deep understanding of Scrum process and agile principles Experience in leadership through influence (e.g., without formal authority) Excellent conflict resolution skills Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent related experience preferred. Scrum Master certification (CSM or above) desired. Top 5 Must-Haves Solid understanding of software development life cycle Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Deep understanding of Scrum process and agile principles Experience in leadership through influence (e.g., without formal authority) Excellent conflict resolution skills Benefits Competitive salary with excellent growth opportunity; we pride ourselves in having a team that exudes leadership, high initiative, creativity and passion. Awesome medical, dental and vision plans with heavy employer contribution Paid maternity leave and paternity leave programs Paid vacation, sick days and holidays Company funding for outside classes and conferences to help you improve your skills Contribution to student loan debt payments after the first year of employment 401(k) -- employees can start contributing immediately. After the first year, CTI matches your contribution up to 4% of your salary A note about our response to COVID -19 and our new norm: The world has changed and we know its important to adapt and to do our part to take care of our teams in this global pandemic. Our number one priority is to have our ConsumerTrackers feel safe, balanced and connected. Were committed to providing our teams with the best resources and tools to navigate this new virtual world that were living in. We've also reinvented the ways in which we recognize, celebrate, and engage with each other to keep our culture strong! Heres a peek into our world at ConsumerTrack - Our teams are working remotely 100% for the foreseeable future and have flex time. Were in the digital media space so were mobile and flexible! *Option to work from an office (if you need to get away!) Tools & resources are available to keep our team connected across North America. (JIRA, Trello, Airtable, Slack, Zoom and so much more!) To keep our community of ConsumerTrackers engaged and connected, virtual team building events are held weekly and monthly. For wellness and balance, weekly virtual fitness classes such as yoga are available. To care for the local communities that were a part of across the U.S our team members host socially distanced philanthropic events every quarter. And most importantly, weve committed to consistent and transparent communication to help us all stay informed, engaged and to keep us on our path to success and #greatness. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: ConsumerTrack, Austin , Technical Project Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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