Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stamford


Technical Project Manager - NBC Sports
Digital Media
NBC Sports Group

 Role Purpose
The Technical Project Manager (TPM) is responsible for the planning, development, and on-going operations of industry leading, live video, mobile streaming applications. The TPM guides the end to end Agile software development process including requirements development, development, testing and deployment, delivering cross-platform mobile video streaming products, with the overarching goal of shipping best in class video experiences within scope, budget and timelines.

Collaborate with product, technical, and operational teams to determine business and technical requirements for new product delivery
Create detailed project schedules/plans, test plans, risk plans, budgets, communication plans, scope statements, etc. using generally accepted project management processes and tools
Develop resource plans by working with team leaders to ensure appropriate resources are in place throughout each project
Provide guidance to internal and vendor teams on project requirements and integrations
Coordinate project deliverables to ensure team is on track and communicate progress to all stakeholders in an organized and formal manner
Incorporate quality control processes into each project and lead QA, load testing and User Acceptance Testing
Manage medium-sized portfolio of projects strategically, identifying synergies amongst a series of inter-related projects to help define an optimal project roadmap
Proactively identify opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies. Help develop strategies and procedures for continual improvement for project delivery.
Clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences.

Basic Qualifications
Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a Project Management role managing software development of mobile, web, or connected device applications
BS/BA degree in a relevant field

Additional Qualifications
Proven experience to carry out project management concepts, preferably PMI‘s PMBOK, Waterfall and/or Agile SDLC methodologies
Ability and desire to continually learn about new technologies, project management methodologies and adapt to ever-changing business and industry needs
Ability to understand and absorb technical requirements and translate into actionable deliverables, evaluate new ideas, manage tradeoffs, or identify risks
Excellent organization skills with attention to detail. Ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment and to multitask.
Ability to effectively organize meetings including; creating agendas, facilitating discussions, and summarizing the results, and assigning next steps
Experience coordinating with multiple internal departments (i.e. Business Development, Sales, Network Operations, WebOps, Analytics, Ad Sales Operations, etc.) to complete projects on time
Experience working with external resources, including vendors and freelancers
Ability to manage change in a controlled manner, identify and understand regular requests for change and quickly determine project impact on budget, schedule, scope and risk.

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics
Experience delivering projects of technical complexity. Knowledge of mobile application development or video streaming technology
Knowledge of web, online video and mobile standards, best practices, design and usability principles, and constraints
Ability to self-start, self-manage, meet deadlines and learn from mistakes
Thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment
Possess a passion for digital media and the sports business

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Digital
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