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Technical Project Manager (Contract to Hire)

Jefferson Frank Manhattan Contractor
$70.00 - $80.00 / hour
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My client in the media industry is looking for a Scrum Master / Project Manager to help their engineering team deliver software initiatives. You will be part of a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to ensure collaboration and roll-out of products that deliver the company's vision and strategy. Project Managers will be responsible for ensuring the day to day coordination of projects involving Engineering and any parties additional to the Engineering department. This is a contract-to-hire position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Engage with Stakeholders on a need basis (Legal, Data Solutions, Product, Marketing etc)
  • Responsible for dealing with operational issues & removing impediments
  • Facilitate dailies and all Scrum ceremonies- stand-ups, retrospective, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes in order to ensure communication and efficiency of the development team
  • Provide Support, administration on Jira systems/Confluence for all of business needs
  • Collaborate with the team to make sure priorities are well understood and the Jira board is cleaned and up to date
  • Monitor & manage project risk
  • Track things like story point burndown, epic burndown etc. Forecast these metrics.
  • Provide summaries of team work at internal sprint reviews, and bring up issues the team has to management
  • Schedule, coordinate, and manage releases with Product Manager on release planning and drive the Engineering team to continuous delivery


  • At least 4 years of experience as a project manager on a software development project
  • Experience in agile environments, Jira, Confluence
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Curiosity, interest in learning and strong problem solving skills
  • Solutions oriented thinking

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the US television industry
  • Experience in the advertising industry
  • Basic understanding of any of the following Technologies is a plus (Airflow ETL, EMR, Spark,Splunk, open source API's)
  • Comfortable working with both in house and external developers/technology
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Certified ScrumMaster

Recommended skills

Scrum (Software Development)
Agile Software Development
Decision Making
Complex Problem Solving


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Technical Project Manager (Contract to Hire)
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Estimated Salary: $120K
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