Technical Project Manager

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Location: United States, Remote
Updated on: August 25, 2022

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MediaMath helps the world's top brands deliver personalized digital advertising across all connected touchpoints. Over 9,500 marketers in 42 countries use our demand-side platform every day to launch, analyze, and optimize their digital advertising campaigns across display, native, mobile, video, audio, digital out of home, and advanced TV formats.

MediaMath initiated an industry-wide effort to create a 100% accountable, addressable and aligned supply chain through SOURCE ecosystem. SOURCE by MediaMath is a technical and commercial framework for agencies, brands, tech companies, and content owners designed to provide long-term sustainable solutions for a clean digital media supply chain with brand-safe, viewable inventory. MediaMath has offices in 15 cities worldwide and is headquartered in New York City.

Summary

This individual will work closely with Engineering and Product Management teams to ensure the successful delivery of work contributing to a variety of programs. They will be responsible for running the day-day with these teams (Scrum meetings, facilitating conversations, resolving, or raising impediments, looking for ways to make these teams more efficient in delivering work). This individual will also be responsible for ensuring that communication from the team is raised to the correct set of stakeholders and maintaining any team reports / dashboards.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in computer science, engineering, business, or related field
  • 5+ years of project management experience, managing diverse teams and complex projects
  • Experience working in technology project initiation in a large technology/digital environment
  • Strategic thinker that can connect business outcomes to technology solutions, strong collaborator, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization; including written, verbal presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Solid team building and team management skills, with proven experience managing virtual teams
  • Strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities

Responsibilities

  • Work with Product Managers, engineering, and cross functional teams, overseeing concurrent projects and maximize value according to the roadmap, resource and schedule constraints.
  • Facilitate any Agile ceremonies the team undertakes. This could include stand-ups, refinements, retrospectives, showcases / demos
  • Manage dependencies across project(s) ensuring all targets & requirements are met
  • Work with Program managers to ensure you are contributing to the most important programs goals and milestones (Highlighting any risks, issues, or general updates around a team's delivery).
  • Manage and coordinate communication for cross functional teams, constantly managing expectations and change management.
  • Drive the release management process, ensuring all code has been tested, dependencies vetted and communicated to dependent parties.
  • Oversee the incident management process by facilitating post-mortems effectively and following through on action items/next steps to ensure we are following best practices
  • Technically savvy to work with engineers on various levels, challenging them
  • Proactively identify and resolve a team’s issues that may impair a team’s ability to meet their goals
  • Find techniques for and promote alignment of priorities (tech with business)
  • Leverage data to drive better decision making
  • Process improvements:

o Focus on Continuous Improvement and cross-team scalability

o Constantly evaluate workflow, and identify opportunities to improvement individuals and team efficiencies

o Work with the leads to draft the processes that allow the team to scale

  • Excel in leading effective meetings (keeping teams on track), planning, document decisions, and follow up
  • Preferable knowledge of tools: Jira, Confluence Wiki, Aha and Salesforce

Why We Work at MediaMath

We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind. At the heart of our culture are three values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Win Together, Obsess Over Growth, and Do Good, Better. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work.

Founded in 2007 as a pioneer in "programmatic" advertising, MediaMath is recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Ad Tech and has won Best Account Support by a Technology Company for two years in a row in the AdExchanger Awards.

MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related  medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.