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Digital Agency seeks Agile TPM & Jira Expert - software / qa / dba / etc - job employment

City: San francisco bay area
Date: 11 Apr 2019
Category: Software / QA / DBA

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Can you run cross-organizational programs? Are you equally comfortable digging in to business requirements as drilling into technical design and architecture? Are you passionate about software development? Do you want to build solutions that are process & purpose driven? Do you want to create next-generation tools? Are you obsessed with innovating on behalf of your customers? Are you persistent in bringing your ideas to fruition? Flip-Tech's Digital Media Team is looking for Technical Program Manager with a strong business and technical focus to lead critical programs.

The ideal candidate is a creative, demonstrated leader with excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills. This candidate should possess verifiable leadership qualities including being proactive, thoughtful, thorough, decisive, and flexible, conducting themselves professionally and with integrity at all times. You must know how to influence and motivate to get the right things done. At the core of the position is delivery. You will have a strong working knowledge of software development processes and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

TPM, you find clear paths through roadblocks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. You will have an ability to take large, complex programs and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional and technical user stories, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical thinking and leadership are essential to success in this role.

In This Role, You Will
Lead planning, execution and delivery of projects across multiple teams, i.e. break down complex business requirements into manageable projects, write functional specifications, create system design, solve complex technical problems, interface with multiple teams, and deliver solutions in a successful, agile, and timely manner
Own communication for technical delivery across these projects with senior leadership and across partner organizations

Anticipate bottlenecks and balance business needs versus technical constraints to move these projects forward quickly

Manage resource allocation for all projects across all technical teams and keep the overall program roadmap balanced. Prioritize investments in partnership with Product Managers and Business Stakeholders.
A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, strong project management skills, good judgment and desire to have an industry wide impact and ability to work within a fast moving environment in a large company to rapidly deliver solutions that have a broad business impact.


1. Create product requirements in the form of Epics and user stories with tickets that produce marginal value and are consistent with our strategy (address defects, professional service commitments) ahead of each release.
2. Work closely with engineers to groom tickets and gain estimates. and manage projects?
3. Ensure successful delivery and with client services to ensure roll-out. Maintain documentation.
4. Ensure delivery custom enhancement by interacting with clients with Director of Client Services with clients including designing specifications and proposal and delivering to clients.
5. Weekly Status reporting on each project

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or higher with a technical discipline (computer science or engineering preferred)
5+ years of Program Management experience in large, cross-organizational projects prioritizing competing demands, scoping large efforts and negotiating timelines
Experience managing software or application development efforts
Experience working across multiple remote technical teams
Experience with designing technical solutions - broad technical breadth and depth including web services and back-end application infrastructure
Superior verbal and written communications skills with high attention to detail including precise and effective communications
Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with attention to detail and organizational skills

To consider, please provide below details along with your updated resume
1. Current Location
2. Mention your work eligibility status
3. The time required to join (in case selected)
4. Expected rate
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