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Technical Project Manager

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
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    112801408
Discovery Communications


Technical Project Manager

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 23925
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: IT & Technical Operations
US-NY-New York City

Overview

We are a small, but mighty team, working at the crossroads of technology and entertainment to bring content from iconic television brands to our audiences over the Internet in the most delightful ways we can imagine and build. As television changes, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery – every day we seek to ignite people’s curiosity to explore the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.


If you have a passion for digital technologies, strong experience working closely with engineers, and are an organizational genius, then we would love for you to join our team as a Technical Project Manager to ensure that our code is shipped efficiently and often.



Responsibilities

1. Track and manage tasks throughout various stages of the software development life cycle
2. Track and manage risks to project deliverables, escalating when necessary
3. As Scrum Master, manage daily stand-ups and various agile ceremonies such planning and retrospectives
4. Identify and coach team on process improvements and efficiencies to be as agile as possible, in a sometimes non-agile world
5. Partner with Product Management and Engineering Leads to understand priorities across initiatives, manage dependencies between teams and assist team members with removing obstacles



Qualifications

* 3+ years working in the digital space for a technology or media company
* 3+ years working closely with internal or external clients, partners and developers
* Is enthusiastic and a “go-getter.” Thrives on building and cultivating relationships with others
* Ability to translate technical terms or problems into natural language understood by non-technical parties
* Never hesitant to roll-up your sleeves and dive-in to help troubleshoot technical issues, or perform QA and UAT
* Familiarity with video delivery, CDN technologies, content management systems, database technologies (MySQL, NoSQL), and client-server application architecture a plus
* Familiarity with Agile and DevOps processes a plus
* Familiarity with ad-based and/or direct-to-consumer products a plus
* Must have legal right to work in the United States
* College degree; BA/MS in Computer Science or related technical field, preferred

New York City, New york, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

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<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Technical Project Manager</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 23925<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> IT & Technical Operations<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">We are a small, but mighty team, working at the crossroads of technology and entertainment to bring content from iconic television brands to our audiences over the Internet in the most delightful ways we can imagine and build. As television changes, our mission remains true to the principles that founded Discovery every day we seek to ignite peoples curiosity to explore the world around them through amazing viewing experiences.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br />If you have a passion for digital technologies, strong experience working closely with engineers, and are an organizational genius, then we would love for you to join our team as a Technical Project Manager to ensure that our code is shipped efficiently and often.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Track and manage tasks throughout various stages of the software development life cycle <br />2. Track and manage risks to project deliverables, escalating when necessary <br />3. As Scrum Master, manage daily stand-ups and various agile ceremonies such planning and retrospectives <br />4. Identify and coach team on process improvements and efficiencies to be as agile as possible, in a sometimes non-agile world <br />5. Partner with Product Management and Engineering Leads to understand priorities across initiatives, manage dependencies between teams and assist team members with removing obstacles</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* 3+ years working in the digital space for a technology or media company <br />* 3+ years working closely with internal or external clients, partners and developers <br />* Is enthusiastic and a go-getter. Thrives on building and cultivating relationships with others <br />* Ability to translate technical terms or problems into natural language understood by non-technical parties <br />* Never hesitant to roll-up your sleeves and dive-in to help troubleshoot technical issues, or perform QA and UAT <br />* Familiarity with video delivery, CDN technologies, content management systems, database technologies (MySQL, NoSQL), and client-server application architecture a plus <br />* Familiarity with Agile and DevOps processes a plus <br />* Familiarity with ad-based and/or direct-to-consumer products a plus <br />* Must have legal right to work in the United States <br />* College degree; BA/MS in Computer Science or related technical field, preferred</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New york, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/2VNZjYuKn5RghZVPFLzak"> <p>PI112801408</p>
Posted: 2019-08-14 Expires: 2019-09-15

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