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Technical Project Manager | FanSided
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
FanSided is seeking an self-driven, agile Technical Project Manager to join of the fastest growing sports, entertainment, and lifestyle network on the Internet. The Technical Project Manager will be a part of FanSided’s Product team in Scottsdale, AZ, which develops on and maintains an extensive network of websites, APIs, and iOS and Android apps.
As a part of our team, you will:
Provide Project Management support to Development / Product teams utilizing Agile & Kanban processes
Lead the team through the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and identify/mitigate risks to lower the impact to the project
Be able to speak to questions or requests from business and technology owners
Assist with and escalate issues that cannot be resolved within the team
Drive team meetings and document and distribute action items
Serve as a business analyst when needed and document functional requirement and workflows, prioritize features and drive project scope as needed
Coordinate project resources to align with the Company’s overall product roadmap
Optimize current Project Management processes for efficiencies
Manage 3rd Party vendor relationships
Maximize developer productivity through tools, scheduling and project support
Passion for technology, a desire to share knowledge, and a deep-rooted need to always be learning
Excellent organization, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other relevant field, or equivalent work experience
3+ years of experience leading technical projects
1+ year of experience as a Scrum Master and/or Agile advocate
Experience working with JIRA or similar project management tools
Experience working in media/publishing industry is a plus
The FanSided network is a subsidiary of Time Inc. and features more than 300 websites covering a variety of sports, entertainment and lifestyle topics. Launched in 2009 and acquired by Time Inc. in May 2015, FanSided is one of the industry’s fastest growing digital content networks and includes sites dedicated to every major professional sports team, all of the nation’s top college athletic programs, popular TV shows, movies and other celebrated sports, culture, tech and entertainment categories. Boasting a roster of more than 1,500 writers, FanSided’s unique fan-focused editorial content reaches millions of dedicated readers every month online and via its stable of highly customizable apps and newsletters.