Technical Project Manager

Information Technology Remote - Northeast New York, New York


Description

Position at J2 Global

J2 Global is hiring! We are looking for a dynamic and highly detail-oriented Technical Project Manager to join our rapidly growing team! As part of our tight-knit team, you’ll manage numerous high-profile projects of strategic importance to the business as we work together to create a secure digital experience across a variety of media and cloud service properties.

The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for simultaneously managing multiple interdisciplinary projects ranging from small-scale maintenance issues to complex new product releases and vendor integrations. The Project Manager works closely and directly with a variety of stakeholders -- including security, business stakeholders, product managers, software developers, quality assurance engineers and network operations engineers -- to assess scope and balance product requirements with time and cost constraints while meeting quality standards.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage the day-to-day execution of assigned projects to ensure processes are followed, deliverables align with original specifications, and projects are on time and within budget
  • Define and manage Scrum/Agile teams, Sprint Schedule, Goals, and Backlog Priority
  • Clarify and communicate project objectives and success criteria
  •  Develop and track integrated project plans, including scopes of work, requirements, detailed schedules, and specifications
  • Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Develop detailed project schedules, outlining tasks and activity dependencies
  • Develop detailed reporting against sprints, project success and areas of improvement
  •  Assess risk and provide solutions and mitigation plan in collaboration with the technical and product teams
  •  Facilitate the necessary reviews and approvals on all components
  •  Manage expectations of management and set realistic project goals; provide status and reporting against these goals
  • Establish and maintain project  communications with the internal team, including executive team
  •  Ensure the use of best practices and apply lessons learned from previous projects
  •  Ensure a positive, collaborative work environment for the team
  •  Coordinate with third party technologies and partners
  • Facilitate cross functional time tracking against project goals 

What You Bring:

  • 5+ years of cross-functional online project management experience; familiarity with decentralized and complex content verticals with varying tech stacks
  • Familiarity with security-based technologies and the systems used to support major sites, including vulnerability scanning tools, identity providers, compliance and audit activities and tools, device management software, and next-gen endpoint protection 
  • Knowledge of fundamentals of IT Security, including NIST, ISO27001, and CIS standards or comparable, complex certification requirements
  • Experience working in Cloud and On-Prem Environments
  • Experience managing multiple full-project life-cycles from discovery to final delivery
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies is essential
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to efficiently coordinate and work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment, while taking into consideration stakeholders based across multiple time zones globally
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, creative environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability and desire to meet deadlines and deliver results with minimal supervision by creatively using existing resources in an innovative and/or meaningful way
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of application of financial concepts to software development capitalization a plus
  • Excellent Computer Skills including Jira, Confluence,  the MS project suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio, Project and PowerPoint) required

Who We Are:

J2 Global is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, RetailMeNot, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Ekahau, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, eVoice, iContact, Campaigner, VIPRE, and IPVanish in its Cloud Services business. J2 Global reaches over 240 million people per month across its brands.

J2 has achieved 25 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth and is an active acquirer of businesses, having deployed over $3 billion of acquisition capital since its founding. J2 has nearly 5,000 employees around the world in more than 50 offices.