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Digital / Broadcast Media Technical Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-00105
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Right to Hire
Our client, a worldwide leader in Broadcast Television & Digital Media is seeking a number of Technical Agile Program Managers (Scrum Master certification preferred) to lead & manage the delivery of their digital websites and mobile apps across all platforms - iOS, Android, AppleTV, Roku, etc. In these roles, the Tech Program Managers will work closely with the Product & Engineering Teams as well as other departments and third party vendors as needed, and will be involved in matters dealing with Brand Design, Content Programming, Customer Service, Consumer Insights, Analytics, Marketing, Legal and more. These are long-term contract opportunities with potential for a few to convert to a perm FTE position.

Responsibilities:

• Create, track, update, and communicate program schedules and their status
• Identify, coordinate, and drive deliverables for timely program launches and releases, including content strategy and programming, engineering builds
and QA/UAT signoff, usability testing, A/B testing, data feeds, customer service plans, editorial copy and content, legal compliance, marketing assets,
vendor deliverables, and training as needed
• Create and coordinate deployment, launch, and go-live plans
• Proactively track and report on program initiatives, operations metrics, and budgets
• Identify and manage risks and impediments that affect program scope, schedule, and quality
• Manage dependencies within and across programs
• Manage relationships and deliverables from associated vendors (when applicable)
• Facilitate the creation and maintenance of a program roadmap, in close collaboration with Product Management and various disciplines across the
enterprise
• Act as liaison for the program to other departments, programs, and management, interacting with a diverse group of stakeholders, including executives,
technology, and business owners
• Facilitate program-level ceremonies such as cross-team scrum of scrums, processes, and overall execution of value delivery
• Assist in fine-tuning process for cross-team communication, coordination of integration between systems, and related governance
• Produce or facilitate the production of high-level documentation of existing and proposed processes
• Independently manage activities and resolve conflict with minimal intervention from management; work effectively with all levels of management and
employees
• Mentor other Program Managers, Project Managers, and Scrum Masters (seen as having authoritative expertise and educating accordingly)
• Stay abreast of industry best practices, collaborate with team(s) to implement where applicable
• Leverage advanced project management skills to identify process gaps and introduce innovative approaches that increase predictability and quality

Required Skills:

• 7+ years experience in Program/Project Management in a well-established, high-performing software development environment
• Strong knowledge of Agile frameworks and software engineering practices, as well as traditional project management approaches
• Ability to understand technologies in assigned product or service area and facilitate resolution of technical issues as they arise
• Comfortable and experienced in leading business and technology in vetting technical options
• Superb written and verbal communications, presentation skills, and meeting facilitation skills
• Certified Scrum Master certification, along with other Agile and traditional certifications (ie: CSPO, PMP) highly preferred

Dan DeJesus
Direct: 212-792-6366
Nationwide: 877-677-6566