Technical Project Manager

Product Development

Job Location: Venice, CA

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System1 is looking for a Technical Project Manager to work with our DevOps team as they work to architect and build scalable, stable infrastructure. We are a fast-growing and profitable company looking to scale our owned-and-operated websites to keep pace with the business. The ideal person is highly motivated, accustomed to a fast-paced environment, and has a strong understanding of evolving business needs. This role will report directly to the EVP of Product and help build out a strong, goal-oriented, agile development team.

The Role You Will Have

  • Lead weekly meetings - sprint planning, backlog scrubbing, retrospective, brainstorming
  • Prioritize urgent / last minute requests during sprints
  • Build product schedules and clearly communicate changes to stakeholders
  • Refine, document, communicate, and champion best practices for product development
  • Ensure sprint iterations are properly scoped and achievable
  • Ensure business requirements are translated into actionable technical requirements
  • Assist team in defining and acting on goals for continuous improvement
  • Proactively anticipate and identify risks and dependencies during development
  • Build and maintain strong relationships throughout the company

What You Will Bring

  • 2+ years in Technical Project Management role
  • Prior experience within IT/DevOps, digital advertising, or other web based company
  • BA/BS degree, preferably with a technical or engineering degree
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering software projects on schedule
  • Expert competency with issue tracking and documentation tools (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Strong technical background with experience in software development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively shift focus between day-to-day details and the longer term schedule
  • Highly organized and flexible communicator
  • Familiarity or experience with AWS (Amazon Web Services)
  • Familiarity with software programming languages (Python, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Git source control systems (or equivalent)

What We Have To Offer

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
  • Catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.
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