02 Jan
Program Manager
New York, New york city , 10001 New york city USA

A media company located in New York City is actively seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to join their staff as their new Program Manager. In this role, the Program Manager will facilitate program-level ceremonies, processes, and overall execution of value delivery.

Responsibilities The Program Manager will:
  • 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
  • Collaborate with other Program Managers, Scrum Managers, and Project Managers to coordinate initiatives across multiple technology teams
  • Facilitate the creation and maintenance of a program roadmap, in close collaboration with Product Management and various disciplines across the enterprise
  • Facilitate cross-team scrum-of-scrums (where applicable)
  • Assist in fine-tuning process for cross-team communication, coordination of integration between systems, and related governance
  • Manage projects (when applicable) and their interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence and integrity of the delivery
  • Facilitate the production of high-level documentation around existing operational processes and proposed workflows within net new systems or optimized existing systems
  • Interact with a diverse group of executives, project managers, technology, and business sponsors
  • Participate in extensive cross-organization collaboration, playing a crucial role in interfacing with end users and business stakeholders
  • Manage relationships and deliverables from associated vendors (when applicable)

  • 10+ years of experience in program/project management in a well-established, high-performing software development environment
  • Experience working in a media technology environment
  • Experience working with teams that handle complex code integration among many teams
  • Experience with digital and linear media technologies including: video delivery, ad delivery, user authentication, content management systems, mobile applications, web sites, and how they integrate with existing technologies
  • Experience working with software developers, technical and business management, department heads, product management, QA engineers, and other technology professional
  • Experience working with and managing cross functional resources and vendors
  • Experience producing advanced reports in Excel and other reporting tools
  • Strong knowledge of Agile frameworks and software engineering practices, as well as traditional project management approaches
  • Ability to understand technologies applicable to assigned product or service area and facilitate resolution of technical needs as they arise
  • Comfortable and experienced in leading business and technology in vetting technical options

Desired skills
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certified Scrum Master certification, along with other Agile and traditional certifications (like CSPO, PMP)

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