Project Manager SpecificMedia
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED DescriptionMyspace, LLC is a leading social entertainment destination powered by the passions of fans. Aimed at a Gen Y audience, Myspace drives social interaction by providing a highly personalized experience around entertainment and connecting people to the music, celebrities, TV, movies, and games that they love. These entertainment experiences are available through multiple platforms, including online, mobile devices, and offline events.
Myspace is also the home of MySpace Music, which offers an ever-growing catalog of freely streamable audio and video content to users and provides major, independent, and unsigned artists alike with the tools to reach new audiences. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA and is a subsidiary of Specific Media.
The Project Manager will be responsible for managing internet software development projects through there completion.
Manage cross-departmental projects day-to-day with a team comprising of product managers, engineers, members of quality assurance team, and release managers
Follow up with each individual on their assigned tasks to know their statuses, and escalate when due dates are to slip.
Plan releases, iterations or sprints and secure estimated delivery dates from each team member. Conduct daily stand-up meetings to surface any issues (manage burndown charts, if needed).
Track project deliverables using ticketing system or appropriate tools, understand dependencies, and report on progress to stakeholders, including Product and Technology leadership
Help enhance company project management approach. Effectively apply methodology and enforce project standards.
Perform other duties as instructed.
RequirementsEXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience/knowledge in software development and content development/electronic publishing
Strong understanding of software and web development technologies.
Excellent planning and organization abilities.
The ability to lead and influence
Must be Project Management Professional (PMP) certified.
Must have at least three (3) years experience and qualification in project management techniques and tools.
Two (2) years prior experience in the online advertising industry.
BA/BS required. Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:
Understanding and competency in MS Suite with focus in Excel
Knowledge in project planning software such as Microsoft Project.
Experience with diagramming tools such as Vision.
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