Technical Project Manager

Technology Newark, New Jersey


Description

Technical Project Manager     
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands Company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving patients, physicians, health care professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications.    
The WebMD Health Network is composed of numerous affiliated companies.    
This position will focus on supporting PulsePoint, a fast-growing healthcare technology company (with adtech roots) using real-time data to transform healthcare. We help brands and agencies interpret the hard-to-read signals across the health journey and unify these digital determinants of health with real-world data to produce the most dimensional view of the customer. Our award-winning advertising platforms use machine learning and programmatic automation to seamlessly activate this data, making marketing, predictive analytics, and decision support easy and instantaneous.    
    
As a Technical Project Manager, you will manage web application projects for multiple business lines, working closely with technical leads, internal clients, developers, external vendors, and cross-disciplinary IT team members.     
Responsibilities - for all assigned projects:
  
  • Manage project scopes, timelines, resources, deployments, and business/technical relationships – from scoping/planning through implementation    
  • Manage stakeholder expectations to be in line with agreed-to technical requirements, allowing the delivery of high-quality implementations to customer satisfaction, on agreed-to schedules    
  • Ensure that project dependencies, milestones, deliverables and status are clearly communicated and understood by the project teams, stakeholders, and management    
  • Identify and manage risks to the success of projects and know when and how to escalate    
  • Coordinate and conduct regular, effective, and efficient meetings to review project status, resolve issues, and address risks    
  • Ensure project teams are following agreed-to processes (priorities, task management, time tracking, etc.)    
  • Manage project change requests    
Qualifications    
    
Required Skills    
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management experience in a similar environment or related field, working with geographically distributed development teams    
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies    
  • Experience managing projects that are data-centric, with dependencies across multiple data platforms     
  • Strong understanding of the development processes/full SDLC, and how they relate to project management processes    
  • Proven experience with project management tracking/reporting tools (eg. JIRA/ Confluence, Smartsheet, or similar)    
  • Understanding of web technologies to effectively manage risk & complexities within projects, and those that integrate across project teams    
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects, or a number of project streams under a large program    
  • Experience managing project dependencies and blocker issues, developing risk mitigation plans, and escalating when required    
  • Demonstrated ability for proactive issue resolution with dependencies on project success related to inter-dependencies on other teams    
    
Professional Skill Requirements:    
  • Ability to work independently, with some management oversight, to manage multiple projects from inception to completion    
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and project resources, and negotiate or escalate when competing priorities arise, to meet commitments throughout the project timeline    
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills    
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills    
  • Works efficiently with resources in multiple locations    
  • Strong time management and organizational skills    
  • Enjoys a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment and thrives on multi-tasking    
  • Strong attention to detail, follow-through, and organizational skills    
  • Highly analytical, logical, and good problem-solving skills    
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff    
Desired (preferred) Skills:    
  • PMI certification    
Education/Certifications:    
  • BA or equivalent experience    
Salary (annual)    
  • $105k-$115k base with a 10% bonus target    
  • This is a full-time position    
Location    
  • Newark, Hybrid schedule – in office Mon, Tues, Wed (our office is located at 283-299 Market Street, 4th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102)      
Benefits    
  • Comprehensive healthcare with medical, dental, and vision options, and 100%-paid life & disability insurance     
  • 401(k) Match     
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time     
  • Paid parental leave & adoption assistance     
  • Annual tuition assistance     
  • Better Yourself Wellness program     
  • Commuter benefits and commuting subsidy     
  • Group volunteer opportunities and fun events     
  • A referral bonus program -- we love hiring referrals here at PulsePoint     
And there’s a lot more!     
Selection Process:   
  1. Initial Phone Screen (30 mins)
  2. Video Calls w/ WebMD Hiring Managers (30 mins x 2) 
  3. Video Calls w/ PulsePoint Hiring Manager + Technical Project Manager (30 mins each)
  4. Video Call w/ SVP of Data Analytics