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Technical Product Manager

Discovery Inc
Bellevue, WA 98004
  • Job Code
    122129118
Discovery Inc

Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States, 98004
Req ID: 285

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

Discovery, Inc is the leader in global real-life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Food Network, HGTV, and the Travel Channel. Our Digital Studios team develops experiences on the web, mobile, and voice that reaches millions of users each day - inspiring them with ideas and tools to create their own unique world.

As a Technical Project Manager, you will drive successful project execution. Our Apps teams are responsible for launching new direct-to-consumer opportunities for various mobile platforms used by millions of users each day.

In this role, you will be successful by: overseeing the delivery of app development work through the software development life cycle; providing status and identifying risks to stakeholders and senior management; communicating technical requirements; and collaborating with other Discovery teams on shared objectives and dependencies. Clarity in communication is key to this role: you'll need to have a deep understanding of the technical requirements, but can also translate them into business terms and easily understood language.

Responsibilities

1. Facilitates agile standups and all sprint meetings including planning, reviews and retrospectives.
2. Identifies and addresses conflicts, issues, and risks within a team
3. Manages the delivery of features and tasks through Jira, Trello and other project tools.
4. Coordinates with other teams to align with cross-functional and interdependent work. These include design, product, engineering and other project managers.
5. Helps improve project management processes and leverage other project management methodologies as needed.
6. Communicates status, roadblocks and requirements to senior management in order to proactively solve problems and drive solutions.
7. Assists in work breakdown into epics and drives work planning meetings

Requirements

* Experience: 3+ years working as a project or program manager in the technology space
* Experience in various Agile project life cycle methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum, "Scrumban", and others
* Experience in running multiple sprint teams concurrently and a strong multi-tasker in a fast-paced environment.
* Strong understanding and familiarity of mobile App platforms, such as iOS and Android
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal; should be comfortable working with people at all levels and roles within the organization
* Team-oriented; develop and promote a collaborative team environment
* Self-starter and willing to be hands-on to write/review technical requirements and perform QA testing if necessary
* BS or BA - or relevant, equivalent experience - in a computer science field is a plus
* Experience in Digital Media and/or Linear Media industry a plus

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.



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Posted: 2020-07-31 Expires: 2020-08-31

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