September 21, 2016

Project Manager

Confidential Company - Los Angeles, CA

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    Confidential Company Confidential Company
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
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    Full Time
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Job Description

Project Manager

Hollywood-based entertainment Technology Company with a new platform and assertive communication tool for distribution, artist promotion, fan engagement and brand activations seeks a Project Manager with a strong technical background that can lead our talented group of offshore developers. This role will be responsible for the back-end team and mobile app team. We are looking for someone who is highly technical, a heavy coder and someone who is comfortable reviewing code and having spirited debates with the engineers and software architects as well as with our team. This role will report to the CEO and Executive team.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Manage overall technical architecture of company (US, India, and beyond)
* Establish and drive the best agile development practices within the team
* Determine timelines with team and ensure timeliness and quality of deliverables
* Identify the bottlenecks within the development process and optimize the productivity of the team
* Work with the engineers to design and build features that are easy to maintain and scale
* Mentor and lead a team of 8 back-end and mobile (IOS/Android) engineers and help hire and onboard new engineers
* Collaborate cross-functionally with key stakeholders from the Engineering team, Product and Marketing team to identify and build features that impact our end users and drive business feature deliveries and platform enhancements.


* Experience managing teams of 5+ back-end engineers or architects
* Experience with implementation and delivery of large-scale projects using Java, PHP, Python or other languages
* Experience with high traffic, consumer-facing websites and apps Experience with global architecture especially in Indian but not necessary
* 8+ years of development experience
* 4+ years of management experience


* BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience


* Ability to review and leading technical discussions with engineers
* Clear understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and REST principles
* Comfortable with Agile and Test Driven Development methodologies
* Experience with Amazon Web Services is required
* Good understanding of front-end technologies, event-driven architectures and NoSQL stores
* Excellent communication and collaboration skills
* Excellent problem solving skills
* Self-directed and thrive in a fast paced and entrepreneurial culture

Personal Attributes:

* Thrive in a fast-paced and constantly changing start-up environment
* Ability to work under pressure and ability to multi-tasking
* Detail oriented and can effectively manage team workflow
* Analytical, resourceful and a creative problem solver
* A team player who is willing to do what it takes to support co-workers

Required education:
* Bachelor's

Required experience:
* It Project Management: 5years