About the Job:|
Our 300 million users are meeting, greeting, discussing, dating, and gaming -- online and on-the-go. We are building security into every experience on the site, so that we can ensure users meet other users, not bots of fraudsters. Since we make new human connections possible, with trillions of potential social graphs emerging on our system, we need sophisticated behavioral analysis and pattern recognition techniques to support real-time threat detection and mitigation.
The Sr. Project Manager for Security will work directly with the team designing, and implementing projects aimed at implementing new defenses into our platform, including infrastructure, investigative tools, and customer-facing features. The ideal candidate obtains a “go-getter” attitude with proven project management experience in a software or Internet organization and must work well in a demanding, dynamic, and collaborative organization. As a Project Manager, you will be directly responsible for escalating, tracking, and managing all aspects of projects and initiatives as assigned.
Here’s an overview of what will be involved:
Manage the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple projects
Lead and contribute to the end-to-end product readiness process
Own the daily relationship/communication with functional owners for assigned projects/initiatives
Collaborate closely with product teams and leads to determine the needs of the organization
Review high-level deliverables across projects
Generate and track ROI for projects assigned
Manage scope and minimize exposure and risk across multiple projects
Identify opportunities for change and the ability to convey the need for that change across the organization
Liaison between customer experience, operations management, technology, and product management
Coordinate and manage the development and implementation of new or existing projects across all teams
Responsible for managing master project list of issues, bugs, and feature enhancements
Manage other team members when necessary
Determine new and creative ways to employ teams on projects and distribute responsibilities
Identify required resources for scheduled projects
Developing key metrics to track project success
Maintain up-to-date project schedules and provide status and risk updates to senior management
Writes or contribute to technical documentation and knowledge base as needed
Continually seek ways to improve our products and systems, including operational and reporting efficiencies
Understand customer experience and operational processes, tools used and underlying technology
Participate in special projects as assigned
4+ years experience with a web-based company, responsible for the success of consumer-facing features or back-end services.
Experience with requirement gathering, spec writing, iterative product development practices, A/B testing, managing uncertainty, understanding analytics, driving results.
Knowledge of project management methodologies (Agile/Scrum), processes, software and procedures
Proven experience with change management processes
Adept at both working independently and collaborating on a team (organized, driven, good with project management).
Able to handle confidential information
Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; experience interacting with all levels of management
Ability to adapt and respond positively and effectively to change, delay, and/or shifting priorities and goals
Strong product intuition and understanding of what makes products tick.
Nice to Have:
BS/MS degree in technical field (CS, engineering, math, physics, etc.), or equivalent work experience.
Have experience developing and driving a technical roadmap and the supporting planning/architecture process.
Experienced with driving agile development scrum processes.
Competitive salary, generous stock options, and a 401K.
Opportunity to work on solving and securing social media platforms without impacting the user experience.
100% Medical for employees, massages, catered lunch and dinner. A high ceilinged, natural-light filled office.
Unlimited vacation & sick leave, a gym membership at The Bay Club. We practice and preach work/life balance.
Flex spending accounts. Commuter Checks, bike storage and lockers. Ping pong, foos, and billiards.
The best gear money can buy: Mac or PC, 2 big phat monitors if you want them.
Meritocracy is a given. Fun is a priority. Numbers, winning, and transparency matter.
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