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Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager 
PMO | Culver City, CA, United States 

ZehnerGroup is a full-service digital agency listed as one of the fastest growing companies on Inc. 5000. We have an immediate opening for an experienced technical project manager to help create hyper-performing creative and engineering teams. 

Today, ZehnerGroup serves clients ranging from Angel-funded technology start-ups to well-established organizations such as Red Bull, Nickelodeon, Rachel Zoe, etc. We design and build highly scalable web platforms, games and apps. What truly sets us apart, however, is our dedication to innovative technologies, continuous integration workflow, and a strong desire to be a true partner with our clients. 

As we continue to grow, we are looking for talented, passionate people with great ideas to join the ZehnerGroup family. We aim to create an environment that is supportive, diverse, and as fun as our brand. If you’re results-oriented, dedicated, and ready to contribute to an unparalleled member experience for our community of ZGs, we encourage you to apply. 

To learn more about ZehnerGroup, what we do, and how we do it, visit zehnergroup.com 

As a Technical Project Manager, you will interact with strategists, information architects, designers, development and interaction engineers, client product managers, brand strategists, and other stakeholders to sustainably deliver exceptional products for our clients. Project managers at ZG are a hybrid of account manager and project manager, helping to manage the daily relationship with the client and client stake holders. 

Are you someone who …

Is a great communicator, detailed-oriented and gets excited about Results?
Gets chills when a team really clicks?
Has a penchant for helping teams define and get to Done?
Thrives on facilitating collaboration?
Knows how to communicate your team’s performance outward?
Knows how to track a project budget without stressing out a team over budget constraints?
Great at fostering relationships in order to build great products? 

Responsibilities

  • Act as Project Manager for multiple product teams
  • Draft Functional Requirements
  • Create development roadmaps and launch plans
  • Facilitate team meetings and Scrum events
  • Build team cohesion
  • Foster open and honest team communication within and outside of the team
  • Enable team productivity as a servant/leader
  • Own estimation, budget and development forecasting and outward coordination and communication on behalf of your teams
  • Coach clients and teams on story slicing and backlog management
  • Be a catalyst for continuous improvement of process and practice by being a student and a teacher
  • Plan, baseline, and control costs to ensure projects are completed within approved budget
  • Conduct risk and issue management planning, identification, analysis, and monitoring on projects.
  • Manage various vendor relationships  based on client goals

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of Project Management in an Agency environment
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and coaching skills
  • Deep tool box of estimation, story slicing, retrospective, and other Agile techniques
  • Deep understanding of the purpose of each Scrum event: Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective
  • Strong organizational and client management skills
  • Experience with the use and configuration of one or more Agile development management tools, such as Jira, VersionOne, Rally, or LeanKit
  • Ability to productively converse with business stakeholders and engineers alike
  • Experience with Agile in multi-team organizations
  • Must pass ZehnerGroup Pre-Employment Background check 
     

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of Agency experience
  • Experience drafting Requirements
  • Understanding of App development cycle

 

As a Member Of The Zehner Group Team You Will Receive

Competitive Compensation
Competitive Benefits Package including 100% company paid Health, Dental, Vision, LT Disability, and Life Insurance.

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