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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Modis Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica, CA
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span Our client located in Santa Monica, CA has an immediate need for a Technical Program Manager to oversee a integration of Order Management Systems into their Ad Tools Platform. You will be tasked with managing the development work (Agile/Scrum), and all related communications between the client, vendors and Salesforce. br   br As a Technical Program Manager, you are expected to be partners in crime with engineers, helping to ensure they have time and information to code from start to finish. This requires you to be fluent in both technology and the language of product, marketing, and advertising. You will also need to move quickly; use a wiki, calendar, and whatever agile tools the team discovers work best. For this particular role, you are expected to dive deep into ad serving technology, distributed systems and get your hands dirty with details. This is not just a project manager role although that is certainly something that is part of the role. You should be able to run a scrum team and manage backlogs, and prioritize work for the engineers. br   br Above all else, you are expected to manage the inevitable change over the lifecycle of a project; lead with vision, plan with foresight, execute with precision, and handle change with grace. br   br WHAT YOU’LL DO br   br • Own project schedules and drive deliverables to completion br • Successfully partner with engineers to quickly and efficiently release products br • Dive into details and do whatever is necessary to keep the show running br • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to launch new products and features br • Manage multiple projects with shifting and competing priorities br • Distill product requirements into actionable items for engineers br • Document complex business logic for multiple back-end services br • Manage complex technical integrations with 3rd party advertising services br • Act as scrum-master, running sprint planning meetings, retrospectives, tracking burn-downs, etc br • Communicate clearly and effectively with minimum overhead while being maintaining a One Team approach br   br   br WHAT TO BRING br   br • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, degree in a relevant technical field, or equivalent relevant experience br • 2-5 years of experience in software program management, preferably with focus on data - reporting, business intelligence, relational databases or big-data technology br • 2-5 years of experience in software program management br • Experience shipping multiple products in an agile software development environment br • Solid understanding of systems architecture, design, and implementation br • Ability to interact with a diverse set of technical and non-technical stakeholders br • Strong analytical skills and passionate about answering questions with data br   br   br NICE-TO-HAVES br   br • Previous experience working with backend services br • Previous experience with web service API design and/or System integration or development experience br   br /span