Full Time Job

Senior Manager

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 06-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

WarnerMedia Technology is looking for a Senior Project Manager with excellent leadership, software development, and client management skills to build a world class team to deliver and support solutions for the Business to Business and Enterprise division.

The Project Manager, will be responsible for a portfolio of business applications and for managing contract support resources. The Manager will be responsible for executing projects, planning resources, leading project teams, managing budgets and timelines, and monitoring and reporting progress and issues. The resource will be responsible for contributing technical and software development expertise to projects, capable of gathering requirements, designing, developing and delivering solutions. The resource will be responsible for providing support for the business applications in the portfolio, partnering with business users to address their operational needs and communicating regularly with senior leadership within the business and across the WarnerMedia technology organization. The position will collaborate with multiple business units, technology groups, and vendor teams to deliver and operate technology solutions.

The Daily
• Facilitate sprint ceremonies including daily scrums, backlog grooming, retrospectives, etc. across multiple teams and projects
• The Project Manager will work directly with our various internal and external stakeholders, including senior staff and department managers, as well as with the development teams to ensure successful translation of those requirements into high-quality software.
• Produce sprint artifacts (burndowns, velocity charts, etc) to be able to accurately communicate team progress.
• Identify and appropriately escalate risks.
• Facilitate large meetings including technical, brand, vendor, and executives.
• Create project charter and scope, phases, tasks, assignments, dependencies, and target dates.
• Determine resource roles needed and work with management to secure project team members.
• Manage customer expectations and communicate with other groups as needed to ensure successful implementation.
• Collaborate with key stakeholders (cross functional teams ranging from management to platform teams and clients) to define, develop, shape and refine requirements of complex products at the heart of WarnerMedia's business, both US-Domestic and Internationally.
• Work with development teams to continuously improve product ownership and other agile processes.
• Understand and communicate the requirements of our products as we scale and continue to develop.
• Conduct user acceptance testing with the client that spans all project teams and processes that impact the product from end to end. acceptance criteria.
• Create and groom short, medium and long-term product roadmaps and get internal agreement with key stakeholders.
• Independently act as a liaison between executive stakeholder and client group.
• Own brand relationships and managing / tracking dev team progress
• M-F/9-5 type role with extended hours as needed during crunch times and live events
• Assist with management of project and request intake as well as general operational support related needs

The Essentials
• Expert in agile development practices (especially Scrum, SAFe and / or Kanban), methodologies and tools
• Outstanding technical and non-technical communication skills
• Direct hands on experience with writing user stories, grooming product backlogs and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast paced, ever changing environment
• 4+ years of project management skills
• 4+ years Scrum experience, with at least two as ScrumMaster (CSM strongly desired)
• 3+ years technical experience (e.g. as software developer, business analyst)
• Ability to successfully multitask across teams, clients, domains
• Ability to understand and abstract complex systems from technical descriptions
• Some technical acumen in the ability to understand development details
• Ability to thoroughly understand complex business and technical issues and influence decision making at all levels of the organization without formal reporting structure authority
• Experience with large scale projects
• Passionate about advocating client needs
• Ability to function in high pressure environment
• Working closely with many other development team(s) to coordinate work
• Excellent communication
• Proactive, organized and documentation focused
• Ability to recognize when a strategic vs tactical view point is needed

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy7z2q-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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