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Technical Project Manager

Seattle, Washington Sinclair Broadcast Group

6/27/2018
Technical Project Manager
Tracking Code
8636
Job Description
Sinclair Digital is looking for a Technical Project Manager to
help track multiple projects for the Product Development Team.
This consists of tracking daily, sprint, and forecasted
activities. Additional responsibilities involve scheduling agile
team meetings, facilitating the Scrum of Scrums, working closely
with the Product team, and preparing for the start and stop of
sprints. He or she will report to the Director of Program
Management. The successful candidate will be passionate about
media and technology and have great communication skills. The
Project Manager will help steer agile driven development teams
in a culture that is constantly experimenting and learning.
Candidate needs proven experience as a technical project
management, leading agile teams, and working in a fast-pace,
high energy, and collaborative environment. Exposure and
experience with Jira and spreadsheet tools required. Candidate
must be very organized and methodical. Candidate should be a
thoughtful leader that can identify opportunities to change and
drive making improvements.
Requirements:
* 5+ experience as a Technical Project Manager
* Experience as a Scrum Master and leading scrum ceremonies
required
* Experience in generating project/program reports for
executive management
* Experience managing projects across cross functional teams,
building sustainable processes and coordinating release
schedules
* High degree of competency with project management including,
Agile methodology, identifying and managing risks, tracking
dependencies and milestones, and communicating overall
project status.
* High energy and a positive outlook with the passion to make
things better at every opportunity.
* Excellent collaboration at all levels, with crisp and
compelling verbal and written communication skills including
presentation skills and listening skills with the ability to
present complex technical information clearly and concisely
to varying audiences.
* Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a
fast-paced environment
* A deep understanding of software development in a team, and
a track record of shipping software on time
* An ability to break down Epics into User Stories and help
guide the team into breaking user stories into tasks
* JIRA & Confluence experience required.
* Experience managing offshore resources & deliverables
* Experience with GA and BI is a plus
Technical Qualifications:
* Basic understanding of Web Technologies such as HTML,
JavaScript, CSS (NodeJS and React would be a plus)
* AWS and or equivalent cloud based project management
experience
* Understand Continuous Integration / Deployment concepts for
application development
* Can create, read and understand detailed process and
software architectural documentation
* Have worked in an operations organization and understand
platform support and development
* Have been involved with JAVA based software development and
open source platforms
* Understanding Infrastructure as Code, Microservices (ECS,
kubernetes), and Serverless is a plus
ABOUT THE COMPANY
There are few companies that can provide the breadth and depth
of audience impact and scope of work that Sinclair can. Sinclair
Digital is transforming how television is produced, distributed,
and consumed. We are the innovation team for the largest and
most diversified television broadcasting company in the country,
with more local television stations than anyone and affiliations
with all major networks. Our multidisciplinary team works
together to create elegant solutions to the complex problems
around delivering the most trusted, empathic, engaging, quality
news, information, and entertainment to web, mobile, broadcast,
and over-the-top (OTT) media distribution to audiences all over
the country. Our digital portfolio combines websites, mobile
apps, over-the-top (OTT) apps, a content management and
publishing platform, and into a seamless user experiences. We
run lean, move with agility, and take pride in our charter to
transform the Sinclair Broadcast Group from a broadcast-centric
company into a omni-platform enterprise while maintaining our
corporate entrepreneurial spirit.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
Job Location
Seattle, Washington, United States
Company Location
HR.SINCLAIR SEATTLE INTERACTIVE.Remote.Seattle.WA
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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