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Technical Project Manager, Agile Implementation

Technical Project Manager, Agile Implementation

Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Engineering
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Overview

MediaMath’s strength is in numbers.  Our technology analyzes 200 billion customer opportunities daily– more volume than the top 10 stock exchanges in the world, combined. 

Over 700 Mathletes in 16 global offices are trusted by two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and partner with thousands of marketers to ensure brands connect with right audiences, in the right place, in the right time.

 

We believe consumers want to have meaningful conversations with their favorite and yet-to-be-discovered brands across all digital touchpoints. Our omnichannel, integrated programmatic platform unites digital media and big data to maximize the return on every marketing dollar spent by making advertising relevant, personalized, measurable and controllable.   From inventing the DSP category in 2007 to being named a DMP Forrester Challenger (our first year participating in the DMP Wave!) in 2017, we continue to deliver results for marketers more quickly and accurately than any other solution. 

Technology is changing the way brands interact with consumers.  MediaMath is powering that change.  Come be a part of it!

 

We are currently seeking a highly qualified Project Manager to help us roll out Agile to the entire engineering organization.

 

This high influence, high impact role will develop and drive an Agile Project Management strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy.  Through technical credibility, the right person will ensure our talented Engineers have a solid understanding of and commitment to the overall methodology.

 

You will work with all stakeholders to support every stage of adoption, from the introduction of Agile and employee education, to fostering teams and cultures that practice Agile, to sustaining Agile methodologies and continually offering strategies for improvement.

 

You will also manage Engineering projects for our Campaigns tribe.  The Campaigns tribe own the reliable, performant, and intuitive systems (primarily the TerminalOne UI and APIs) that enable media traders to plan, setup, manage, monitor and execute digital campaigns across programmatically addressable supply.  To turn our most valuable asset — the transactional data we collect — into scalable, innovative and accessible Products.    Goals include maximizing access to data, decreasing time-to-market for new data-driven products, increasing the value of our reporting to customers, surfacing usage metrics to inform product decisions and make interacting with reporting more enjoyable.

 

We work in a fast-paced environment and are seeking someone who is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and comfortable working in a distributed team. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with a passion for advertising technology and solving complex business and technical challenges. The right person will embody Agile principles and lead by example.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, manage and drive multiple project deliverables using agile software development processes for successful delivery of projects.
  • Communicates program initiatives and status across core business units. Develops and manages communication and coordination of cross functional teams across all areas. Defines and reports program roadmap, status, development issues and success metrics.
  • Work directly with Project, Product, QA, and Development teams to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Prepare and maintain program/project plans. Manages technical programs, projects and initiatives.
  • Shepherd prioritization discussions and maintain the communications framework for these discussions.
  • Work with the leads to draft the processes that allow the team to scale.
  • Constantly evaluate workflow, and identify opportunities to improve individuals and team efficiencies. Continual process optimization and works as a change agent.
  • Work with other department managers to meet the company’s project goals and objectives.
  • Maintain a high-level perspective on the overall team health and coach the team towards a vision/model for continual improvement.
  • Effectively and proactively communicate risks and issues to affected parties and actively participate in issue and conflict resolution.

 

This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. As part of our global team, you may be required to be work off-hours or be on-call on a rotating basis. Other duties may be assigned, as needed. MediaMath retains the right to change job duties at any time.

Qualifications

Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • At least 3-5 years’ direct Agile project management with software-as-a-service products or platforms [online advertising technology highly preferred]
  • Demonstrated experience rolling out Agile methodology to engineering organizations
  • Experience with software-as-a-service products or platforms.
  • Certified scrum master.

Skills:

  • Experience with online advertising technology highly preferred
  • Exhibited competency managing projects in JIRA (or other software-based Project Management suites).
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Strong attention to detail and extremely well-organized
  • Superb follow-through; propensity to approach tasks and goals with an ownership mentality
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to work well with teams & stakeholders

Competencies: 

  • Business Acumen - Uses understanding of how the business works to make decisions. Draws accurate conclusions from technical, financial and other quantitative information.
  • Communication - Conveys messages effectively using all methods.
  • Driving change - Anticipates the need for change in the business and acts as champion to drive it throughout the organization.
  • Intellectual Agility – demonstrate the ability to quickly plan, do, measure and adjust without being encumbered by non-valued detail.

 

MediaMath is privately held, employee owned, and headquartered in New York. Mathletes enjoy: Company equity. Performance Bonus. Comprehensive Insurance. Global Internal Mobility. Open Paid Time Off, Philanthropy and Holidays. 401(k) match. Paid Parental Leave. Cell Phone Reimbursement. Modern office space. Onsite Fitness & Wellness. MediaMath.org.


If there might be a match, you'll be scheduled for a first round interview; a 30-minute phone call with our recruiting team so we may get a better understanding of why you are interested in MediaMath and why you think it's a fit. We do our best to respond to everyone, however due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. If you really think we’ve missed the mark, please follow up with globaltalentacquisition@mediamath.com and let us know why you’re the perfect fit!