Technical Program Manager Zoosk
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Zoosk is looking for a Technical Program Manager to work closely with our software product and engineering teams to build services and products that enable rapid client development across all Zoosk products. The position will also lead third-party integration projects, monitor system performance, and coordinate projects spanning multiple teams at Zoosk. The ideal candidate is someone who has a technology background, perhaps as an engineer or technical lead, and who has an aptitude for managing complex projects that span multiple teams.
This position will guide development of Zoosk's core technologies and requires considerable technical experience, preferably in software engineering. He or she will work closely with engineers and leads to both write specifications with Zoosk's Platform and API teams as well as work directly with engineering team to coordinate larger development projects. The Technical Project Manager will also maintain relationships with third party service providers and evaluate their services to enable future product development.
3-5 years managing technical projects for social media, gaming, or consumer software
Ability to create technical product specifications
Project management experience deploying complex systems
Solid understanding of application architectures, databases, search, instant messaging, etc.
Experience evaluating vendor products to meet current or future needs
Experience with product performance monitoring and optimization
Strong organizational and analytical skills & attention to detail
Strong Excel / SQL / Data analysis and reporting skills
1-2 years software development experience a strong plus
Previous start-up experience preferred
BA/BS degree ? CS/EE/Engineering degree preferred
Zoosk is the romantic social network that helps members create and share their romantic journeys, with millions of members from around the globe enjoying the service each month. Zoosk provides members at different stages of their romantic journey with a fun and social set of tools such as Romantic Moments, Couple Profiles, and the Personals application. Members can easily access Zoosk?s services from its website, its Facebook app, mobile devices, and a downloadable desktop application. Zoosk is available in 25 languages and has members in more than 70 countries. Founded in 2007 by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, Zoosk, Inc. is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures.
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Zoosk is one of the largest online dating services in the world, with over 50 million users, close to 20 million daily page views, from "Zooskers" in 60 countries With 100 thousand new profiles added daily, we are the single fastest growing dating service on the web and our supersonic performance was recently celebrated in the Wall Street Journal's inaugural top 50 "Next Big Thing" List (March 09, 2010).
While we originally took advantage of viral opportunities on social networks, Zoosk has evolved into an easy, fun and safe online dating experience that today connects singles from the we
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Zoosk is the fastest growing social dating destination. Our applications on social networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo have more than 50 million users with close to over 20 million daily page views from users in 60 countries Simply put, Zoosk is online dating that doesn't suck. Our users, mostly young professional, enjoy a fun and playful experience while they meet new people in their local areas.
Zoosk is a VC backed startup and our office is located in downtown San Francisco. We are always looking for open minded, energetic, and driven individuals that love the challenge of turning an established industry upside-down. We build world class social web products and in the process we make sure to have plenty of fun. If you want to work with exceptional people on toughest engineering problems every day, you want to join Zoosk.
Some Benefits of Joining Zoosk
- Sexy MacPro or MacBookPro stations to work in style
- Free beverages and snacks, to keep you fired up
- Free dinner every night
- Medical, dental and vision plans
- Life Insurance and 401K savings plan|
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