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$110,000 - $130,000 per year + bonus + benefits - Project Management/PMO - New York
Ref: 263 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Jun 2018
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My client is looking for a Project Manager within their engineering department. You will be responsible for ensuring the day to day coordination of projects involving Engineering and any parties external to the engineering department. You will report to the Senior Project Manager who in turn reports into the Vice President of Technology.


  • Working with the Senior Project Manager to build project processes throughout the business
  • Tracking status, dependencies, roadblocks and risks of current engineering development projects
  • Managing tasks, stories, epics, projects and sprints within JIRA
  • Gathering and documenting requirements from internal stakeholders and product team
  • Ensuring status is efficiently communicated between external parties and parties within the organization
  • Communicating status in a timely manner between engineering and other groups within the business

Experience and Education requirements: 

  • At least 3 years of experience as a project manager with at least 2 years in an Agile environment
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience managing a software development project
  • Solutions oriented thinker – You love solving issues 
  • Experience with Critical Path Analysis
  • Strong organization and communication skills – You thrive in a collaborative environment 
  • Curiosity, interest in learning and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of fundamentals of IT (e.g. What a primary key in a table is/why it’s important)

Preferred Skills or desirables/ Capabilities: 

  • 4-6 years’ experience as a project manager with 3-4 years in an Agile environment
  • 3+ years managing a software development project
  • Knowledge/ability to write limited SQL code
  • Comfortable working with both in house and external developers/technology
  • Knowledge of AWS product offerings
  • Certified ScrumMaster
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience in the US television history
  • Experience in the advertising industry

The role is based in Manhattan, New York.

My client offers a competitive Salary, bonus and benefits for successful candidate. 

Lots of perks like flexible work from home Friday, catered lunches and lots more.

Apply now to find out more! 

Steve Richardson looks after this role for KDR, if you have a question get in touch...

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