Project Manager, API

Job Number: R50015611

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Technology, Digital

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 17, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Project Manager to manage several projects with the Ads team through inception, planning, execution, and closure. You will have the opportunity to manage the full life cycle of a project and see projects through from start to finish, and we want someone who is as passionate as we are about bug-free experiences and creating a seamless experience for our users.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master for the Ads team within Fox News Digital

  • Manage the full project life cycle with internal and external resources when applicable

    • Requirements gathering

    • Gathering estimates

    • Creating project plans and managing timelines

    • Obtaining approvals from stakeholders

    • Managing scope and change requests

    • Managing development

    • Proactively identifying risks and providing options forward

    • Managing deployments (Deployments may occur during the evening hours on rare occasion)

  • Facilitate sprint ceremonies (stand-up, sprint planning, pointing, grooming, retrospectives) and other meetings as needed with other internal teams (Technology, Product, QA, etc)

  • Lead and facilitate regular team and vendor meetings to review project status and resolve issues

  • Work closely with stakeholders to prioritize bugs, features and major releases

  • Communicate project progress to internal stakeholders, resolve conflicts/blockers, follow proper escalations paths when required

  • Ensure quality updates are regularly released to users during maintenance phases

  • Provide frequent updates on release schedules, quality, and progress to senior management

  • Use solid judgment to escalate issues appropriately

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years of experience playing the Project Manager/ Scrum Master role for multiple software development teams

  • Experience in managing small teams (up to 10 individuals) independently

  • Experience with JIRA or ticketing/bug tracking systems

  • Strong technology background with a deep understanding of Ad Technology, including platforms, 3rd party technology, processes, delivery, and testing

  • Advanced knowledge and application of project delivery lifecycles methodology, particularly Agile framework

  • Highly organized with the ability to work on several projects and tasks in parallel in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to anticipate and prevent problems and roadblocks before they occur; effectively work with team members and management to resolve complex problems

  • Able to communicate and exchange complex information in a clear, concise manner to a variety of audiences: development teams, product managers, vendors, and senior management

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • CSM, PMP, SAFe and other certifications

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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