Project Manager (Technology - Software Development)
Mediaspace Solutions - Wilton, CT

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Mediaspace Solutions (MSS) is a rapidly expanding advertising solutions company. We simplify the planning, buying and placement of media for advertisers and leading media agencies. We live to break the rules of advertising and strive to be relentless in our commitment to shatter the status quo. We’re looking for people who share our passion.

We seek an outstanding Project Manager who’s at the top of their game and desires an exciting career. At MSS we connect with thousands of newspapers and dozens of big-name brands such as American Express, Mohegan Sun, Dunkin Donuts, Merck Pharmaceuticals and many more.

The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of business and technical savvy. You have big-picture vision and drive to make that vision a reality. You balance strategic thinking with outstanding execution. You love solving complex business problems and getting your hands dirty. And you enjoy the thrill of a fast-paced environment.

As a Project Manager, you will lead the design through implementation of all projects and deliverables within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). You will be responsible for completing a variety of small to large scale projects and implementing projects within a short turnaround. This position requires a strong technical background, excellent project management skills and experience in leading technology projects with an onsite / offsite development team. Successful candidates must be highly motivated, self-directed and have solid interpersonal communication skills. The candidate must also come up to speed quickly and develop a broad and deep understanding of our technology platforms, services and tools.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years as a Business Analyst, Project Manager or Business Systems Analyst with experience working on technical products
  • Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into technical application and operational requirements
  • Proven experience documenting and tracking detailed product requirements, bugs and issues
  • Exposure to software use test cases and software quality assurance processes
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Experience in a fast-paced development environment
  • Strong Analytical and Problem Solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills

Job Description

  • Candidate defines the scope of a project, owns and manages project goals, risks and issues
  • Produce deliverables such as specifications, process flows, wireframes, and mock-ups
  • Identify and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
  • Must establish and manage a detailed plan (schedule) to ensure the project is completed on time and meets company goals
  • Heavily involved with setting up recurring status meetings with internal and external teams, fielding questions from the business, as well as handling issues that arise
  • Execute acceptance tests for completed product features to ensure quality and completeness, including ownership of functional and non-functional testing and sign-off
  • Monitor site performance and suggest improvements in site designs and experience
  • Schedule and lead training sessions for all users
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish product requests from the underlying true need
  • Perform requirements traceability for each release to ensure requirements are present in all aspects of the system
  • Chair and document meetings and track action items to closure
  • Track and manage product management approvals and sign offs

Technical Knowledge

  • Familiarity with project management software such as JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, Visio, Quickbase, Basecamp, FogBugz, etc.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of SQL query language is a plus
  • 1+ years experience with Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop is desired
  • Proficient with analytic/database tools which include Microsoft Access, Excel or Tableau (ideally)

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Important Note

*Please do not apply via Indeed.com - resume submitted through Indeed will not be reviewed:
For a sneak peak at Mediaspace or to apply, click the link below:
http://www.mediaspacesolutions.com/culture/employment/


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