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Technical Project Manager

Company: Epsilon
Location: Irving
Posted on: September 6, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

Epsilon is the leader in outcome-based marketing. We enable marketing that’s built on proof, not promises. Through Epsilon PeopleCloud, the marketing platform for personalizing consumer journeys with performance transparency, Epsilon helps marketers anticipate, activate and prove measurable business outcomes. Powered by CORE ID®, the most accurate and stable identity management platform representing 200+ million people, Epsilon’s award-winning data and technology is rooted in privacy by design and underpinned by powerful AI. With more than 50 years of experience in personalization and performance working with the world’s top brands, agencies and publishers, Epsilon is a trusted partner leading CRM, digital media, loyalty and email programs. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with over 8,000 employees in over 40 offices around the world. For more information, visit epsilon.com. Follow us on Twitter at @EpsilonMktg.

Job Description

The Project Manager within Product Engineering at Epsilon will be responsible for providing project management services for complex enterprise software development programs within our product portfolio.  He/she will also be the owner and communicator for several key projects.  The role will be responsible for owning the outcome of high visibility programs including program strategy, implementing and publishing program metrics, assessing and managing risk and aligning leadership support.

The ideal Project Manager we are looking to join our team are servant leaders who keep an Scrum team(s) running and growing, facilitate the Scrum Events, foster collaboration amongst team members, coach technical excellence, and generally support a self-organized team(s). The Scrum Master we are looking for should be aware of, and growing into, the embodiment of agile that one expects from an Scrum Master, namely embracing servant leadership and displaying the behaviors that come with the key mindset shifts associated with agile methods.

Education/ Practice
• Scrum Master Training
• 2+ years of relevant experience; at least 4 years in a technical software development environment.
• Minimum 2 years’ experience using Agile methods, 3 years’ experience is preferred.

• 1 year of experience with Java and JavaScript, familiarity with infrastructure projects and DevOps methodology.

Preferred Credentials
• CSM or CSP, PSM
• Other Lean methodology credentials – like Lean Start-up, Six Sigma, Kanban, etc. a plus, but not required.

Practicing Experience
• Track record in helping several Scrum teams mature using the Scrum Framework.
• Large organization experience - Large Scale projects
• Ability to communicate agile concepts and benefits to the team and stakeholders.
• A pragmatic/flexible Agile approach required
• Able to blend Scrum, technical practices to come up with the right approach for our teams
• Writing User Stories and Product Backlog Items and help the Product Owner prioritize the Product Backlog.
• Relative sizing techniques
• Release and iteration planning
• Agile testing best practices
• Velocity and capacity estimating and planning
• Facilitation, teaching and presenting skills
• Quality Assurance in an Agile environment for large-scale projects
• Strong presentation and facilitation skills, coaching and mentorship experience on several engagements / workshops
• Experience with independently transitioning software teams to a variation of agile process in the past
• Excellent communication skills with solid oral, written, and presentation skills, as well as, excellent interpersonal skills are required
• Able to work with up to two teams including startup of a new team and mentoring members of already established teams while looking out toward the wider organization
• Prefer experience with process improvement initiatives
• Knows the difference between Agile and Scrum


Key Responsibilities
•     Contribute to building an environment where continuous improvement of the development and delivery process is in focus and our goal is to deliver outstanding software.
•     Coach to product software that is of the highest technical excellence.
•     Actively try to identify areas of improvement and conceptualize methods on how to be more efficient
•     Help foster and mature the team(s) definition of Done, Definition of Ready and Team Agreements, And help the team remove impediments

•     Executive-level communications of program and individual project status.

·       Program strategy, leadership, and direction.

·       Project management for all sizes and types of projects.

·       Maintain senior leader / stakeholder alignment to projects

·       Establish metrics and KPIs for projects and programs and drive changes that will influence positive measures

·       Develop and maintain reporting for metrics across projects and programs

·       Lead project meetings to collect status and drive actions to completion

·       Conduct project planning workshops to create project charter, lock scope, identify project deliverables, create project schedule and identify critical path.

·       Manage and mitigate risk, and resolve complex IT issues.

Qualifications

Additional Information

Great People, Deserve Great Benefits
We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Epsilon’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

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