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Technical Project Manager

Pluto TV

Burbank, CA 07-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Pluto TV, a Paramount Global company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.

About Us:

The Marketing, Data & Operations organization plays a central role in the Paramount Streaming Group, responsible for the Consumer & Growth Marketing, Data & Insights and Business Operations for Pluto TV at the cornerstone of growth across the free and pay streaming markets.

The Central Project Management Office (PMO) serves as the throughline for Data Operations, supporting the organization's diverse functions and touch points into Paramount+ and Pluto TV. We are at the cross-section of several functions, including (but not limited to) Consumer & Creative Marketing, Marketing Production, Content Strategy, Data & Insights group, Content, Business and Ad Operations, Podcasts, Marketing Acquisitions & Campaign Services, Audience Strategy & Search and more.

Role Details:

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager who can handle highly complex projects in a fast-paced environment through applying precision tracking, initiative, and creativity for PlutoTV's Data and Insights group! This role is looking for someone who understands technical aspects of site, product, and data tools development across platforms including desktop, mobile, connected devices, and gaming consoles. You will work with cross-functional teams (i.e. Project Management, Business Intelligence, Data Products, Consumer Products, Ad Ops, Marketing, Video Technology and the leadership team) across Pluto TV and will be a key embedded member of the DIG Measurement Operations team made up of tracking and QA engineers.

Your day-to-day:
• This role leads the complete development lifecycle for multiple parallel projects, including resource allocation and scheduling, quality assurance, risk management, and deployments.
• Organize the workflow of Tracking Engineers, Product Managers, Developers and Marketing Managers to deliver tracking solutions, specifications and testing on schedule, within budget and to the highest quality possible.
• Facilitate the gathering and documentation of requirements, translating into project plans with specific deliverables and outcomes, and work with team leads to assign individual responsibilities.
• Facilitate and support execution of project plans and deliverables, and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
• Effectively apply Pluto TV development methodology and enforce project standards.
• Minimize exposure on projects by clearly communicating potential risks at every stage.
• Create and ensure completion of project documents that remain current and organized.
• Take ownership of project scope, risks and issues, driving them to resolution in a timely fashion.
• Integrate with the business while driving inter-BU/Site projects with teammates across the organization.
• Manage Jira queue, shepherding team resources and effectively prioritizing.
• Build relationships with partners across the DIG team and external organizations.

Qualifications:
• BA/ BS in Business, Communications, Engineering or related field required or equivalent experience. Technical background required.
• 2+ years of experience in technology project management with a solid understanding of SDLC (Agile & Waterfall). Experience in managing a large scale Application and/or vendor based solution provider of enterprise technology.
• 2+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
• 2+ years leading projects across cross functional teams and coordinating release schedules
• 1+ years working with task management solutions (Jira, Confluence, Asana, @Task, ServiceNow)

Additional Qualifications:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated, creative, deadline enthusiastic, relentless about effective communication and delivering quality results required.
• The candidate must hold themselves accountable for the success of the project, drive prioritization, and manage change control effectively based on shifting priorities or urgent deadlines with optimal solutions.
• Passion for and knowledge of interactive technology and platforms required.
• Experience working with projects involving analytics and Martech tools (Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Kochava, Branch, etc.) is a plus
• Experience working in a media entertainment environment with multiple partners and distributed teams.
• Experience building effective relationships to get results.
• PMP, PMI-ACP or Certified ScrumMaster certification

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dye4n3-35-168-110-128-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Pluto TV

Pluto TV is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 100+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies.