Sr. Project Manager
Wikia - San Francisco, CA

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Like our wikis and communities, Wikia is passionate, high-energy and collaborative. You’ll have the opportunity to shape company, technology and product directions.

We offer the opportunity to have an impact on an exciting product used by tens of millions of people while working with a fun, multicultural team.

Responsibilities

Your will be an integral part of Wikia’s product development team. You will report to Engineering but will be a key part of the cross-functional development team.

You will partner closely with everyone on the Engineering and Product Management teams to ensure Wikia builds great products efficiently and that everyone enjoys doing so.

Other Responsibilities:
Coordinate, schedule and support software projects for geographically dispersed teams in an Agile environment.

Work closely with Product Managers and Engineers.

Lead and actively participate in international conference calls and Scrums.

Keep all interested parties up to date on project progress using our wikis and issue-tracking system.

Improve Wikia’s product development process.

Depending on your level of experience you may be responsible for managing other project managers, including those in Europe.

You will likely travel to our European office 2-4 times/year.

Desired Skills & Experience

You will be a hands-on leader of software development projects.

3+ years’ experience of project management, Agile environment preferred.

1+ year in an international business environment across intercontinental timezones.

Deep understanding of issues with distributed development

Excellent communications skills (every job lists this; for us it’s the one thing you cannot do without)

General technical understanding of Web-based development, software releases and QA

Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills and the ability to stay calm under pressure.

Highly organized, attentive to details and results-oriented

Proactive self-starter. Persuasively assertive.

Relevant University degree or similar experience.

Benefits & Perks

Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical and dental), PTO, and a 401K. Our San Francisco office is located within walking distance to South Park, AT&T Stadium, and the CalTrain station, and is only blocks away from Market Street and BART. Our dog-friendly digs also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch.

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to hiring@wikia-inc.com and include "Sr. Project Manager" in the subject line.

Principals only. Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.
Openings in the U.S.

All U.S. positions are located in our San Francisco office unless otherwise noted.

Engineering & Operations

Advertising Engineer

Data Analytics Engineer

Director or VP of Engineering

Sr. Project Manager

DevOps-Systems Engineer

Web Application Software Engineers

Web Back-End Software Engineers

Web Front-End Software Engineer

Community Support

Community Support Manager

Community Support Specialist - German/Deutschsprachiger Support

Marketing

Marketing Solutions Manager

People Operations

Office Manager

Product & Design

Director of Product Management, Consumer

Interaction Designer

Revenue/Advertising Operations

Ad Operations Campaign Manager

Sales

Online Advertising Planner - West Coast

Poland

All Polish positions are located in our Poznan office unless otherwise noted.

Advertising Software Engineer

Community Engineer

Data Analytics Engineer

Front-end Software Engineer

iOS Developer

MySQL DBA

Systems Administrator

Software Engineer

Software Test Automation Specialist

Web Back-End Engineer

International

All positions are remote unless otherwise stated.

French Community Volunteer

French Content Editor Internship

Italian Community Volunteer

Portuguese (Remote)

All positions are open remote in Portugal or other Portuguese-speaking countries

Portuguese Community Volunteer

Like our wikis and communities, Wikia is passionate, high-energy and collaborative. You’ll have the opportunity to shape company, technology and product directions.

We offer the opportunity to have an impact on an exciting product used by tens of millions of people while working with a fun, multicultural team.

Responsibilities

Your will be an integral part of Wikia’s product development team. You will report to Engineering but will be a key part of the cross-functional development team.

You will partner closely with everyone on the Engineering and Product Management teams to ensure Wikia builds great products efficiently and that everyone enjoys doing so.

Other Responsibilities:
Coordinate, schedule and support software projects for geographically dispersed teams in an Agile environment.

Work closely with Product Managers and Engineers.

Lead and actively participate in international conference calls and Scrums.

Keep all interested parties up to date on project progress using our wikis and issue-tracking system.

Improve Wikia’s product development process.

Depending on your level of experience you may be responsible for managing other project managers, including those in Europe.

You will likely travel to our European office 2-4 times/year.

Desired Skills & Experience

You will be a hands-on leader of software development projects.

3+ years’ experience of project management, Agile environment preferred.

1+ year in an international business environment across intercontinental timezones.

Deep understanding of issues with distributed development

Excellent communications skills (every job lists this; for us it’s the one thing you cannot do without)

General technical understanding of Web-based development, software releases and QA

Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills and the ability to stay calm under pressure.

Highly organized, attentive to details and results-oriented

Proactive self-starter. Persuasively assertive.

Relevant University degree or similar experience.

Benefits & Perks

Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical and dental), PTO, and a 401K. Our San Francisco office is located within walking distance to South Park, AT&T Stadium, and the CalTrain station, and is only blocks away from Market Street and BART. Our dog-friendly digs also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch.

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to hiring@wikia-inc.com and include "Sr. Project Manager" in the subject line.

Principals only. Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.

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