Tumblr needs a Technical Project Manager. Are you exceptionally organized with the communication skills to match? You’ll be responsible for coordinating large scale releases and keeping your finger on the pulse of all projects to make sure every team is reaching the necessary checkpoints on time.
What you’ll do:
Keep cross-team projects moving in step by making sure schedules, resources, and communication are in sync; Day-to-day task management within each Engineering team is handled by the Engineering Managers.
Coordinate the teams and individuals involved on a project, manage communication across departments, and ensure that engineers have the information and direction they need to finish projects quickly.
Work with engineering leadership to define and write engineering processes that keep projects moving quickly with quality results..
Run cross-team meetings and retrospectives, manage project processes, and ensure necessary documentation is available to keep your teams running smoothly.
What we’re looking for:
In-depth knowledge and practical applications of Agile methodologies
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to pivot quickly. This place moves fast!
Self-starter who goes the extra step in making sure a project gets launched.
Strong leadership skills.
Tools we like:
JIRA, Confluence and Git.
Google Apps (limited scripting knowledge is helpful)
Bonus points for:
Ability to develop and maintain scripted forms and reporting tools
Familiarity with JIRA and Confluence administration.