Program Manager - Ziff Media Group

Product Management Austin, Texas New York, New York


Description

Position at Ziff Media Group

RetailMeNot seeks an experienced Agile project-driver to lead teams in releasing the most valuable features, and iterating and continually improving mobile web and app experiences. We need a dynamic relationship-builder and cross-team collaboration enthusiast, with direct experience in setting up an effective Project Management Office.

Scrum Master/Coach/Mentor for multiple product and engineering teams, delivering a full product evolution, two weeks at a time. Should be a natural at guiding and protecting team’s sprint commitments, keeping all eyes on the business prize. Will coordinate across 8-10 development teams to improve efficiencies, ensure quality code and deliver what RMN customers want. Our team embraces the philosophy: Can we do better? Always.

Responsibilities:
  • Agile Coach for multiple product and engineering teams
  • Facilitate Scrum of Scrums, cross-team retrospectives, and other cross-team gatherings
  • Remove and resolve impediments, risks and dependencies across teams
  • Collaborate with Developers, QA, UI/UX, Content and Product Management to establish effective processes with predictable output
  • Provide status updates and reporting on weekly basis
  • Organize and lead Release Planning on a quarterly basis
  • Monitor and track team roadmaps and landmarks
  • Manage team JIRA boards, Confluence sites, calendars, mailing lists and chat rooms
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that cross-team projects are delivered on-time, within scope
  • Ensure team resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress across teams
  • Manage changes to the product roadmap scope and schedule using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meeting management mentorship, including teaching others scheduling and note-taking best practices
  • Implement digestible project status template, and push updates to Leadership
Qualifications:
  • Proven 5-7 years working experience in project management in the information technology sector
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment that requires frequent shifts in focus
  • Ability to prioritize, work independently and take initiative to solve problems
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to think strategically, creatively, and judiciously
  • Attention to detail
  • A technical background is a plus, with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about delivering excellent customer experiences
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Deep understanding of JIRA and Confluence
  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies and practices; Agile certification a plus

RetailMeNot, Inc. (http://www.retailmenot.com/corp/) is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of digital offers to save money while they shop or dine out. During the 12 months ended September 30, 2016, RetailMeNot, Inc. experienced over 675 million visits to its websites. It also averaged 19.2 million mobile unique visitors per month during the three months ended September 30, 2016. RetailMeNot, Inc. estimates that approximately $4.8 billion in retailer sales were attributable to consumer transactions from paid digital offers in its marketplace in 2015, more than $600 million of which were attributable to its in-store solution. The RetailMeNot, Inc. portfolio of websites and mobile applications includes RetailMeNot.com in the United States; RetailMeNot.ca in Canada; VoucherCodes.co.uk in the United Kingdom; ma-reduc.com and Poulpeo.com in France; and GiftCardZen.com and Deals2Buy.com in North America. RetailMeNot, Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol "SALE."

We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of RetailMeNot, Inc. include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Competitive base & bonus packages; Salary negotiable
  • Equity grants
  • Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service
  • Very competitive benefits packages, including best-in-class parental leave
  • Open & flexible PTO
  • Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements
  • Fully stocked break room & onsite catered breakfasts & lunches multiple days/week
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Information

Individuals seeking employment at RetailMeNot, Inc. are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us align with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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