Job Description :
TITLE: Technical Project Manager (ScrumMaster)

Job ID# 29-17


DURATION: 8 months

LOCATION: Culver City, CA

INTERVIEW MODE:
1. Phone
2. In-person

QUESTIONS THAT NEED TO BE ANSWERED BY CANDIDATE: No

JOB DESCRIPTION:
REQUIREMENTS:
Strong & demonstrated project management experience with online, mobile, and/or OTT products
Minimum of 5 years project managing the development of web/mobile or connected TV applications
Minimum of 4 years practicing Agile Scrum methodology
Strong knowledge of and experience with project management tools and/or software packages like MS Project, Basecamp, Confluence, JIRA, etc.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Strong attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development
Strong knowledge of software development best practices
Minimum of 3 years of actual software programming experience
Prior web and/or application development and coding experience strongly preferred (engineering background a plus)
Strong & demonstrated knowledge of web development technologies (JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, etc
Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.
Self-managing, impeccable follow-thru, multi-tasking
College degree required, Advanced degree preferred
BS/MS in computer science, engineering, or information technology (or equivalent) preferred
Agile and/or PMP Certification desired
Technical Project Manager
Crackle is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join its Delivery team in Culver City, CA. This position''s primary responsibilities are to manage the planning, execution and delivery of the Crackle client application projects and project teams, and to manage operational issues for Crackle''s client applications in all of its supported regions. Additionally, this resource is responsible for scoping out the technical feasibility of web and cross-platform product initiatives during the early stages of product development. The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of Agile software development methodologies, web, mobile and console application development, web and application programming languages and project management best practices so as to be able to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects.
About Crackle:
Crackle, a unit of Sony Pictures Television, programs Hollywood movies, popular TV shows, original series and feature films for the world’s connected audience. Available in 21 countries on every screen, Crackle is always freely accessible with no subscription or commitments required. The streaming TV network houses a robust library of original programming available anytime, anywhere on every connected device. Crackle is available on Facebook or follow @Crackle on twitter for real time updates. For additional information, please go to .
RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Director of Delivery, the duties and responsibilities of the Technical Project Manager include:
Manages complex and strategic Crackle TVE projects under minimal or no supervision from initiation to closure.
Manages the project plans and schedules for Crackle client-app projects, and potentially manages contractors and/or 3rd party developers, and their project deliverables.
This person will also be representing the project in technology reviews, participate in roadmap planning and will manage the financial requirements for the relevant project in this space.
Full accountability for project results along with project sponsor
Full accountability for planning and securing resources for tasks, allocation, estimation, scheduling and risk management
Work with project sponsor and stakeholders to complete project charter outlining scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget, and timing
Develops detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet needs of project stakeholders
Reports on project progress throughout the project lifecycle or specific phases within the Solutions Delivery Life cycle (SDLC
Effectively manages project scope by ensuring that any changes to scope are documented and approved with project change request forms
Builds relationships with key stakeholders and project resources to drive key decisions and ensure timely project completion
Work with lead engineers to ensure that adequate development resources are available to achieve timely delivery of scheduled product initiatives
Plan and communicate release windows and cycles across multiple systems and products.
Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations.
Light QC during development and implementation to ensure products are built and deployed according to specifications
Collect and analyze metrics around projects in order to gauge success.
Safely crash unsuccessful or re-prioritized projects.

Client : Sony